The Short List for Open Education Week 2013

March 8, 2013

Open Education Week is a global celebration of open education and its impact on learning sponsored by the OpenCourseWare Consortium. There are are project showcases, resources, and live local and online events.

Starting Sunday, March 10 webinars and local events  are happening worldwide each day where you can learn the basics about open education or engage with experienced OER developers and practitioners.oewbanner-13  They are listed in GMT and will be recorded so you can listen later if they are not during your waking hours.

Here is the shortlist of best webinars to attend live for those in the Americas:  (Hope to see you online!)

Monday, 9:00 am (Pacific)  Designing OER with Diversity In Mind

Monday, 10:00 am (Pacific)  Driving Adoptions of OER Through Communities of Practice   with College Open Textbook grantees.

Monday, 10:30 am (Pacific) Khan Academy: Personalized learning experiences

Monday, 12:00 (Pacific) Using MERLOT to Find High Quality Open Educational Resources

Tuesday, 8:00 am (Pacific) Xpert Search Engine and the Xpert Image Attribution Service

Tuesday, 10:00 am (Pacific) Collaborative Boldly Confronts Licensing Issues

Wednesday, 9:00 am (Pacific) Open Policy Network: seeking community input

Wednesday, 12:00 noon (Pacific) How Community Colleges are Innovating with Open Educational Resources

Wednesday, 3:00 pm ( Pacific) P2PU: A Showcase of Open Peer Learning

Thursday, 11:00 am (Pacific), Validating the Learning Obtained through Open Educational Resources

Thursday, 1:00 pm (Pacific), OER and Alternative Certification Models: An Analysis Framework

Friday, 8:00 am (Pacific),  Re-thinking Developmental Education: Creating a STEM Bridge in the National STEM Consortium

Friday, 9:00 am (Pacific), Using OER to Reduce Student Costs and Improve Student Learning at College of the Canyons

Friday, 10:00 am (Pacific),  OpenStax College Textbooks: Remixable by Design

 Friday, 12:00 noon (Pacific),  An OER Editor for the Rest of Us

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