Global sharing. Affordable Learning

Establishing a leadership role in affordable micro-credentialling for Sub-Saharan African for North West University

 

Wayne Mackintosh

UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER

An outstanding pioneer

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1st African

OERu partner

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The problem

 

Supply | Demand

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Unsatisfied demand for HE

 100 Million additional places by 2025

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How does OERu work?

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Smart philanthropy

 

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Giving is receiving

Parallel learning universe | Sustainable revenue streams

OERu concept

 

Global sharing - Affordable learning

 

OERu 1st year of study

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Inaugural qualification -Business

 

Certificate of Higher Education in Business (OERu)

Learning in a digital age

Principles of management

Introduction to entrepreneurship

Principles of marketing

Introduction to business

Introduction to project management

Principles of microeconomics

Principles of macroeconomics

Introduction to customer centred business

Introduction to operations management

Core courses (60 credits)

Optional courses (60 credits required)

94 credits

available

Corporate communication

Inaugural qualification - Arts

 

Certificate of General Studies (30 credits)

English for academic writing

Regional relations in Asia and the Pacific

Creating sustainable futures

Indigenous Australia

World history in the modern era

Introduction to psychology 1

Introduction to research methods in psychology

Art appreciation and techniques

Introduction to critical reasoning

Residency requirement (6 credits)

Transfer credit (24 credits)

26 credits

plus

20 credits (Business)

Critical reasoning

Micro-credentials

 

See announcement on microcredentials by New Zealand Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills & Employment

Micro-credentials for credit

Role of the project manager

Initiating a project

Planning a project

Executing and closing a project

Introduction to project management

CertHE Business

Transcript credit

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Open pedagogy

 

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What can open do that closed can't?

Learning on the open web

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OERu open technology

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OERu learning environment

 

Course web site

Distributed interaction tools

Live course feed

OERu's open source NGDLE

Learning in a digital age

Opportunities with OERu

Offer Learning in a Digital Age as support course

Sustainable revenue stream

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Provide assessment services for OERu's business and Arts courses for transcript credit

Approve local qualification(s) using OERu courses

No development costs

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No technology hosting costs

LEARN MORE AT

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Establishing a leadership role in micro-credentialing in Southern African for North West University

By Wayne Mackintosh

Establishing a leadership role in micro-credentialing in Southern African for North West University

Short presentation for teaching and learning strategic planning session

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