Presentations

This page contains links to all the slides from presentations given during the course of the TOUCANS project, and blog posts about those events.

11 July 2012

Presentation called "iTunes U and the OERu: two different ways of reaching the world" at SCORE-HEA Showcase event  I presented jointly with fellow SCORE fellow Terese Bird of the SPIDER project.

4 July 2012

Presentation at the HEA Conference in Manchester:

UK Higher Education Institutions and the OER university: Snog, Marry, Avoid? (With co-author, Alejandro Armellini)

Abstract: This paper presents the findings of a HEFCE-funded SCORE fellowship which is investigating UK perspectives on the OERu (OER university) concept. Thirteen non-UK universities are collaborating to provide affordable higher education for learners in developing countries via OERs and low-cost assessment. Where do UK universities stand on this issue? 

15 June 2012

Presentation to SAIDE (South African Institute for Distance Education) in Johannesburg, South Africa: "The OERu from the inside out and the outside in"

11-13 June 2012

Research workshops at Unisa in South Africa, in which one theme was the impact of OERs and open educational practices on research. "OER-based design for learning and its impact on research and teaching"

15-18 April 2012

Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact - Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education.

27-30 March 2012

Presentation at University of Leicester's annual Learning Futures Festival: Follow the sun . (Here is the recording of the session.)

6-7 March 2012

Ran a series of three webinars in celebration of Open Education Week.

Presented: A birds-eye view of the OERu: some insights from the TOUCANS project

22 February 2012

Presentation at New Models for Education and Training build on Open Educational Resources, a workshop hosted by the Open University (UK) and UNED (National Distance Education University, Spain) - an EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities) initiative as part of theOpen Educational Innovation and Incubation project. Title of my presentation: The OER university: collaborating, innovating and educating.

9 December 2011

Workshop on OERs and the OERu with academics from Kabul University at the University of Leicester.

23 November 2011

I gave a keynote presentation at Durban University of Technology's Annual E-Learning Festival. Title: "Open to sharing in higher education". See blog post.

9-10 November 2011

OERu Anchor Partner Meeting in Dunedin, New Zealand. I attended virtually. See blog post and video. 

 

 

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