OER forum for B.C. Higher Ed.

Though the panel is from 2012, the ideas about openness in education are still very present and relevant.¬†Alan Davis, President of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, talked about institutions’ readiness and what needs to happen. Brian Lamb, Director of Innovation at Thompson Rivers University¬†discussed many¬†open learning initiatives (See his example about open learning and experiential and authentic […]

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Deschooling and open education: Questions for David Wiley #change11

“Education is inherently an enterprise of openness” In his 2010 Lecture at TEDx, David Wiley contends that the notion of openness is built into the enterprise of education. “Open” as in open content, open textbook, or open source means sharing. Education, likewise, is about sharing in the spirit of generosity. In this sense, education is […]

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