Open Education Week 2015

Open Education Week 2015

We are happy to announce a series of FREE webcasts celebrating Open Education Week (Mar. 9-13).

These webcasts will explore issues and opportunities related to Open Educational Resources.  Each session will feature an internationally known promoter, developer or researcher in this growing field.

All webinars are from noon-1:00pm MT and will be held at:

The event details are:

Monday March 9 - Sustainability Strategies For Open Educational Resources
Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons.

Tuesday March 10 - The Battle for Open
Martin Weller, Professor of Educational Technology, the Open University.

Wednesday March 11 - The Campus Alberta Open Educational Resources Initiative
Janet Welch, Assistant Dean, Academic Technologies, University of Alberta.

Thursday March 12 – Open Education Initiatives in Australia
Carina Bossu, Lecturer - Learning and Teaching, Univeristy of Tasmania.

Friday March 13 - Preparing for the Digital University
George Siemens, Assistant Professor, Athabasca University.

This event is sponsored by the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chair in Open Educational Resources (OER), Dr. Rory McGreal, and Athabasca University Library.

Questions can be directed to Colin Elliott  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Currently Wawasan Open University is organising 2 MOOCs courses to school teachers, teacher educators, teacher trainees and industry trainers. Please click at the respective programme for further details.





The OER Research Hub, based at the UK’s Open University, is researching the global impact of open educational resources (OER) on learners and teachers and is focusing on India as a case study. They are using surveys to gather evidence about the use and impact of OER in India and would really value your participation in this research by completing one of the surveys below. 

Survey for students:

Survey for educators/teachers:

Survey for people who are not in formal education, and are not educators:

There is also a blog post from Dr Leigh-Anne Perryman







Click here to access the OER repository

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