The objectives of this session are to:

  • Update new members of the OERu family
  • Review progress during 2016 with the implementation of the OERu 1st year of study
  • Update members on the OERu open technology infrastructure
  • Conduct a critical friend review of OERu operations and corresponding progress to inform recalibration of the “evergreen” strategic plan.
  • Identify meeting priorities.

Time Details
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The year in review

Facilitator: Wayne Mackintosh
20 mins

  1. Progress report on 2016 KPIs and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) action plan
  2. Marketing, communication and fund development project
  3. Learner perspective of an OERu course (From OERu.org to CSF101 course site)
  4. Pedagogy of discovery (Example of resource bank activity).

Webstream OERu Feed
2016 MVP progress report  |  Strategic plan KPIs  |  2016 Master table  |  MarComs  |  Learner video

11:35AM12:00PM OERu open technology infrastructure and rationale

Facilitator: Dave Lane (Presentation)
25 mins

  1. MVP technology platform
  2. Open source support tools

Webstream OERu Feed
WikiEducator  |  oeru.org  |  course.oru.org  |  community.oeru.org  |  forums.oeru.org  |  groups.oeru.org  |  chat.oeru.org  |  plan.oeru.org  |  bookmarks.oeru.org  |  tech.oeru.org  |  Etherpad

Critical friend review, priorities and issues

Facilitator: Wayne Mackintosh
30 mins
Participants randomly assigned to 4 groups plus one virtual group and tasked to:

  • Identify what the OERu has done well
  • Identify areas where the OERu can improve
  • Agree the top 3 priorities this meeting should address
  • List any issues you would like to be tabled at the OERu Council of CEOs meeting.

Webstream OERu Feed
Group 1  |  Group 2  |  Group 3  |  Group 4  |  Virtual participant group  |  Issues4CEOs
Help for virtual participants

12:30PM1:00PM Report back on critical friend review and meeting priorities

Facilitator: Garry Campbell, University of the Highlands and Islands
30 mins
4 groups plus one virtual group report back (5 minutes each)
Webstream OERu Feed

1:00PM1:10PM Group photograph

10 mins

1:10PM1:45PM Lunch break

35 mins