Wednesday, February 23, 2011

OER University

I was able to get to some of this yesterday:

OER University - the sessions broadcast. It's a call for "open curriculum, open student support, open assessment and open granting of credits"

The agenda:

The "logic model":

A list of some opportunities and threats:

Some discussions happening on the forum at

I got to hear Dr Jim Taylor (University of Southern Queensland )
Main thoughts: Whatever else we think about the way education should be delivered, we can't possible build enough bricks/n/mortar schools to provide education to everyone who needs it. There are simply too many people. We have to find a way to educate at little to no cost. Developing an OER University model is necessary.
Dr Taylor's talk here:

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