The objectives of this session are to:

  1. Develop proposals for action to implement identified innovation pilot projects in support of the OERu strategic plan: 2018 – 2021
  2. Explore how partners can increase their return on investment (ROI) in OERu
  3. Continue work on the OERu quality guidelines project

Agenda (PDF)
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Time Details
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Welcome from Vice-Chancellor and President, Charles Sturt University

Professor Andrew Vann
10 mins
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9:10AM9:30AM OERu innovation pilots and increasing ROI for partners

Facilitator: Wayne Mackintosh
20 mins

  1. Community learning hubs to support the Learning in a digital age micro-courses
  2. OERu online proctoring pilot.
  3. Increasing ROI in OERu – An executive leadership perspective
  4. Open pedagogy and open boundary courses to enhance the sustainability of OERu courseware
  5. OERu micro-courses to support the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
  6. OERu quality guidelines project (2nd Session)
  7. Other ideas

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Kerela example  |  Community learning hubs proposal  |  OERu open business model

Decisions for action

60 mins
Participants self-select to work in 5 breakout groups with a 6th virtual group:

  1. Group 1: LiDA community learning hubs – Helen Partridge, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Southern Queensland.
  2. Group 2: Increasing ROI in OERu – Clive Mulholland, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of the Highlands and Islands.
  3. Group 3: Open pedagogy and open boundary courses – Rajiv Jhangiani, Special Advisor to the Provost on Open Education, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  4. Group 4: Micro-courses to support the SDGs – Rachel Phegan, Team Leader, Curriculum Innovation and Quality & Stephen Linquist, Lecturer, Academic Development, University of Tasmania
  5. Group 5: OERu quality guidelines project (2nd Session) – Adrian Stagg, Manager (Open Educational Practice), University of Southern Queensland

Group 1  |  Group 2  |  Group 3  |  Group 4  |  Group 5  |  Virtual participant group  |  Issues4CEOs
Help for virtual participants

10:30AM11:00AM Tea / Coffee break

30 mins