Global sharing. Affordable Learning

Micro-Credentials for Macro Impact

Slow Innovation for Sustainable Development

Wayne Mackintosh

UNESCO Chair in OER

in Open Education

Nurturing sustainable futures

There is no form of educational delivery more cost-effective, scalable and sustainable than open education

Context

OER Foundation

Smart philanthropy

How does OERu work?

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OERu concept

 

Disaggregated service provision model

Traditional university

package

OERu unbundled

package

OERu learning environment

 

Course web site

Distributed interaction tools

Live course feed

OERF's FOSS digital learning ecosystem

Web conferencing

Free learning & certification

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OERu micro-courses

2019 Commonwealth of Learning Award for Excellence in Distance Education Materials

Micro-courses for credit

Role of the project manager

Initiating a project

Planning a project

Executing and closing a project

Introduction to project management

Qualification

Transcript credit

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Digital badges for micro-courses

Free

Free

Fee for service

Formal credit

OERu qualifications

New participant survey (n=2079)

Do you intend to aqcuire a micro-credential for this course?

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Yes - 46%

Possibly - 34%

From vision to reality

Many higher education institutions believe in expanding affordable access to learning through their community service missions, but what may be difficult for institutions to deliver individually becomes possible through active participation in the OERu network.

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Micro-Credentials for Macro Impact

By Wayne Mackintosh

Micro-Credentials for Macro Impact

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