Thursday, 23 April 2015

Main Hall Breakout Room 1
Breakout Room 2
(Black Bear)
Breakout Room 3
Research Track
8:00 Registration & Refreshments
9:00 Keynote: Dirk van Damme
10:00 Refreshments
10:30 The Quality of OER
  • Provisioning strong and weak OER: Requirements of open informational ecosystems
    Richard Heinen, Michael Kerres, Christoph Schindler and Marc Rittberger
  • Social Accessibility Action to Improve Quality of user-generated video and Develop OER Collections for All
    Covadonga Rodrigo and Miguel Angel Marqueta
  • Capacity-building for the adoption of OEP in higher education
    Carina Bossu and Wendy Fountain
  • Open Educational Practices
  • Showcasing: Open Educational Practices’ Models Using Open Educational Resources
    Patricia Hogan, Breanne Carlson and Christopher Kirk
  • Open Learning and the Personal Learning Environment
    Stephen Downes
  • Training Entrepreneurship through an Open Educational Practice. The StartUp model
    Edmundo Tovar and Cristina Stefanelli
  • Continuous learning with OER
    Satoshi Yamawaki
  • Identifying Impact of OER
  • OER Research findings
    Martin Weller, Bea de Los Arcos, Beck Pitt and Rob Farrow
  • Ten years of OER policy in France: impact and outcomes
    Anne Boyer and Clara Danon
  • ‘Open, ready and agile’: Developing a communications strategy for the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) in the Global South
    Sukaina Walji
  • Grappling with the concepts of “impact” and “openness” in relation to OER: Current developments in the ROER4D Project
    Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams
  • Issues in Open Textbooks
  • Textbooks Can be Affordable?? Getting Faculty in the Game
    Kim Lynch and Greg Rathert
  • Faculty Motivation and Reflection on Open Textbook Adoptions
    Una Daly
  • Exploration of Open Textbooks through Educator’s Lived Experiences
    Danielle Paradis
  • ROER4D Presentations
  • Survey Instrument Validity: Validation of a survey instrument to understand current and potential users of Open Education Resources (OER) in the Global South (ROER4D)
    Jose Dutra de Oliveira Neto
  • Research into the social and cultural acceptability of OER in South Africa (ROER4D)
    Glenda Cox
  • GO-GN Presentations
  • Open Education Resources (OER) Differentiation in Africa (Kenya, Ghana and South Africa)
    Judith Pete
  • Negotiating Social and Digital Literacies Through Encounters with OER at NMMU: Starting Point: Towards Advocating for Open at NMMU
    Gino Fransman
  • 12:30 Lunch
    13:30 Panel Discussion
  • Community College Panel: Promoting Student Success through Open Education
    Una Daly, James Glapa-Grossklag, Barbara Illowsky, Phillip Davis, Quill West and Richard Sebastian
  • Action Lab
  • Design Options for Open Learning with Formal Credentialing
    Mike Keppell and Xiang Ren
  • Panel Discussion
  • Institute for Open Leadership
    Cable Green, Paul Stacey and Nicole Allen
  • GO-GN Presentations
  • A bridge between accessibility and MOOCs: an adaptative model for developing new services for people with special needs
    Francisco Iniesto
  • Recommendations on Formative Assessment and Feedback Practices for stronger engagement in MOOCs
    Nikolaos Floratos
  • 14:30 Survey of OER users
  • The attitudes of high school teachers to open education resources: A case study of selected South African schools
    Alex Van der Merwe
  • The quality of OER in a distance education institution: a study of students’ perspective
    Meirani Harsasi and Minrohayati
  • Panel Discussion
  • Collaborative, Coordinated Strategy for OER Implementation
    Nicole Allen, ML Forward, Cable Green
  • New Technologies in OER
  • Mapping OER using Semantic Wiki and Semantic Maps
    Paul Bacsich
  • Current trends in Mobile Web and what it means for Open Educational Resources
    Jure Cuhalev
  • Action Lab
  • [Action Lab] Inclusive design of OERs using co-design
    Jess Mitchell and Michelle D'Souza
  • GO-GN Presentations
  • Designing ecosystems for open education in healthcare
    Nicolai van der Woert
  • Impact of International Organizations on Governmental OER Policies
    Igor Lesko

  • End of ROER4D/GO-GN Research Presentations
    15:30 Refreshments
    16:00 Case Studies from Different Regions
  • OpeningupSlovenia – National research and innovation environment for Open Education
    Davor Orlic
  • Truly Open Courses on the Canadian Prairies
    Heather Ross, Ryan Banow and Jay Wilson
  • Embedding OER in Educational Practice
  • Teacher’s Time is Valuable
    Colin de La Higuera and Camila Morais Canellas
  • Using OER to Support Institutional Strategic Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Scholarship
    Thomas Carey, Alan Davis, Salvador Ferreras and David Porter
  • A Qualitative Investigation into Washington Community and Technical College Faculty’s Use and Needs in Open Educational Resources
    Boyoung Chae and Mark Jenkins
  • MOOCs and Data
  • Who is taking European MOOCs and why? A large-scale, cross provider data collection about participants of European Open Online Courses
    Edmundo Tovar and Marco Kalz
  • MOOC Research: What Can We Do with Big Data?
    Gary Matkin
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs: Current Issues and Future Trends
    Serpil Kocdar and Cengiz Hakan Aydin
  • Moving Towards “Open”
  • Development of strategy for smart University
    Vladimir Tikhomirov and Natalia Dneprovskaya
  • Free or open? Investigating intellectual property rights and openness for OER repositories in Latin America
    Tel Amiel and Tiago Soares
  • Opening up MOOCs for OER management on the Web of linked data
    Dr Gilbert Paquette
  • 17:30 End of day 2
    19:30 Banquet and Open Education Awards Ceremony, Speaker and Performance: Kai Kight