Understanding Vectors for Innovation in Open Education
Welcome to the European Network of Open Educational Resources!
If you are here it is because you are interested in OER! So, we hope you will join the next Network event on Innovation in Open Education on 26 October!
The event is relevant to stakeholders from education and business who wish to better understand the potential of open approaches to support and inspire innovative practice. Attendees will have the chance to participate in moderated discussion, contribute to collective sensemaking, and feed into the activities of the ENCORE+ Network.
This ENCORE+ event will comprise of:
- An update of the OER Innovation Survey that we are conducting; OER Innovation Framework; updates from conference activities and outreach; and the Innovation Briefings series
- Guest speaker Prof. Martin Weller on the relation between metaphor and practice in open education
- Roundtable discussion on emerging issues relating to OER, OEP and innovation
The events are open to all.
Dr. Rob Farrow. Research Fellow – Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University (OU)
Rob is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University (UK). His research focuses on technology enhanced learning and the design, implementation and evaluation of socio-technical learning systems. Rob currently led the research outputs for the Global OER Graduate Network and the innovation strand for the European Network for Catalysing Open Resources in Education (ENCORE+). Read more here.
Prof. Martin Weller. Professor of Educational Technology – Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University (OU)
Martin is a Professor of Educational Technology and his interest has always been in the application of new technology to academic practice. He leads the OER Hub research team, running a portfolio of projects examining the impact of open educational practices. Read more here.
More about the ENCORE+ Network Events:
ENCORE+ focuses the community around 4 themes: “OER Technology”, “Policies & Practice”, “Quality”, “Innovation & Business Models”.
The series of ENCORE+ Network events will focus on different themes in each webinar. The events are open to any individual, institution or business with an interest in all or any of the 4 themes.
After the success of previous Network events, registrations are now open for the next webinars:
- Innovation & Business Models: Wednesday 26 October at 2 PM (CEST) / 1 pm UK
• Innovation Briefing, The Open University (UK)