Founding Director of the OER Foundation. We're open sourcing education.
Open Education Resource universitas
A global network for sustainable education
UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER
Nurturing sustainable futures
There is no form of educational delivery more cost-effective, scalable and sustainable than open education
Gears by Pexels dedicated to the Public Domain under Creative Commons CC0
100 Million additional places by 2025
Crowd by James Cridland licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
But what if ...
Institutions assembled only 2 courses from OER
Agreed to provide assessment services for formal credit?
Small and big by Jimmy Flink licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Alike 2.0 Generic
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2019 Commonwealth of Learning Award for Excellence in Distance Education Materials
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
Green paint by JTPatriot dedicated to the public domain under Creative Commons CC0
Open badges for micro-courses
Fee for service
New participant survey (n=2079)
Do you intend to aqcuire a micro-credential for this course?
Yes - 46%
Possibly - 34%
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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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