I'm loving this blog post about the recent OER16 Conference at Edinburgh on the ALT Site by the fabulous Frances Bell. I think it really captures the spirit of the Open Community and the friendly and warm welcome that I have been fortunate to receive since I have been involved. OER Friends .... love it ...
I've really enjoyed working on the organisation for this year's OER Conference. Along with my fellow OER16 committee members I think we have arranged a pretty special conference. Its so rewarding being in a team of people drawn from all across the spectrum of open education who give their time freely and willingly for the common … Continue reading Its nearly time for #OER16
I’m delighted to be involved with the planning committee for the OER16 Conference next year with the the theme of Open Culture . I hope to be able to contribute following my experience of OER15 this year .The lovely Lorna Campbell has just written the following blog post with all the info.
It looks like this going to be a good one that you will not want to miss !
I’m delighted to announce that OER16 Open Culture is now accepting submissions for the conference which will take place at the University of Edinburgh on the 19th and 20th April 2016. The call for proposals was launched at the ALT Conference in Manchester at the beginning of September and the submissions site is now open.
Submissions are invited for presentations, lightning talks, posters, and panels and workshops on the themes of:
- The strategic advantage of open, creating a culture of openness, and the reputational challenges of openwashing.
- Converging and competing cultures of open knowledge, open source, open content, open practice, open data and open access.
- Hacking, making and sharing.
- Openness and public engagement.
- Innovative approaches to opening up cultural heritage collections for education.
If you have any queries about the conference themes feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com or on twitter @lornamcampbell. Any queries regarding the…
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