A Culture of Sharing: Strategic Support for OER at the University of Edinburgh

Many thanks to P-8 Digital Skills Project “Strengthening Digital Skills in Teaching”, ETH Zürich and ZHAW for inviting me to speak at their OER Conference 21. Slides and transcript of my talk, which highlights the work of Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, GeoScience Outreach students and Open Content Curation Interns, are available here. Before we […]

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Open Education Policies: Guidelines for Co-Creation

Today saw the publication of an important and very timely resource for open educators and policy makers: Open Education Policies: Guidelines for Co-Creation by Javiera Atenas, Leo Havemann, Jan Neumann and Cristina Stefanelli.  The aim of the guidelines is to:  “support institutions and governments in the development of open education policies promoting the adoption of […]

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A Common Purpose: Wikimedia, Open Education and Knowledge Equity for all Introduction

At the end of February I was honoured to be invited to present the closing keynote at the Wikimedia in Education Summit at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University.  This is the transcript of my talk.  Introduction Although I’m originally an archaeologist by background, I’ve worked in the domain of learning technology for over twenty […]

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