ICDE OER Advocacy Committee Webinar on the UNESCO OER forthcoming recommendations

 
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ICDE Ambassadors for the global advocacy of OER and the UNESCO ICDE OER Chairs will reflect and discuss the recommendations during this webinar hosted by ICDE and the ICDE OER Advocacy Committee. A recent global study on OER from UNESCO, the impacts, achievements, and challenges of OER will also be presented. Webinar participants are invited to a lively dialogue after the presentations are completed.

Time 7 June 2019 at 3pm-4.30 CET (please note the day saving time in Europe) Please check your time zone here (https://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/).

 

Program

 

  • Introduction and summary on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations Ebba Ossiannilsson, Chair ICDE OERAC

  • Svetlana Knyazeva on the recent OER study from UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education

  • Recent global study on OER from UNESCO; Understanding the impact of OER.     

  • A short round with comments on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations from the ICDE OER Advocacy Committee: James Glapa-Grossklag, Jean-Marc Meunier, Xiangyang Zhang, and Ebba Ossiannilsson.

  • A short round with comments from ICDE OER Chairs on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations: Rory McGreal, María Soledad Ramírez Montoya, Christian M. Stracke, and Agbu (Jane) Obiageli

  • Dialogue and questions with the audience 

Contacts

ICDE OER Advocacy Committee

The ICDE OER Advocacy Committee works to increase global recognition of OER; and to provide policy support for the uptake, use and reuse of OER.

Ebba Ossiannilsson, Consultant and VP, Swedish Association of Distance Education (SADE), ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, Chair, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER, Sweden

James Glapa-Glossklag, Dean and Treasurer of the Board, College of the Canyons and Open Education Consortium, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER, USA

Jean-Marc Meunier, President and VP, FIED and University of Paris VIII Vincennes – St-Denis, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER France

Xiangyang Zhang, Open University of Jiangsu, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER China

 

 UNESCO ICDE OER Chairs

The ICDE Chairs in Open Educational Resources (OER) is a network that, where possible, works in collaboration with UNESCO and existing UNESCO Chairs in OER.

Dr. Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Canada, UNESCO-COL Chair in OER

Dr. María Soledad Ramírez Montoya, Tecnológico de Monterrey, ICDE OER Chair, México

Dr. Christian M. Stracke, Open University of Netherlands, ICDE OER Chair, Netherlands

Dr. Jane-Frances Obiageli Agbu, the National Open University of Nigeria, ICDE OER Chair, Nigeria

 

Registration

Link can be found here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/6715584379093/WN_AdviMpvAShehJ9A39ybG9g