OpenCourseWare Consortium Conference and OpenED 2007 – Logan, Utah, USA 2007

  1. OpenCourseWare Consortium Fall Conference – Utah

1.1Date and location 

September 24th-25th 2007 – Utah State University, Logan, USA

  1.2 General details of the meeting and presentation: 

The main purpose of the conference was to discuss the governance proposal of the OCW Consortium. A final draft has been approved and a governance pack will be sent to the OER leader of each institution to be signed on behalf of their initiatives.

There have been presentations of OER initiatives on different themes. Our presentation was entitled: Learning from our learner’s experiences, and presented by me on behalf of the research team. The mp3 for the talk can be found here.

  1.3 Conference website http://www.ocwconsortium.org/conferences/9-2007-OCWC-Conference-Final.htm  

  1. OpenEd2007 – Localizing and Learning – Utah State University

  2.1 Date and location 

September 26th – 28th 2007 – Utah State University, Logan, USA

 2.2 Details of the conference 

The conference aimed at educators and other parties involved in the production, delivery and use of open educational resources. There have been a wide variety of presentations, ranging from themes related to copyright licenses and tools to institutional experiences. Very few papers had a theoretical or research background.

 2.3 Paper presentation (ppt and pdf full doc) 

The paper I presented was entitled “The Discourses of OERs: How Flat is this World?” (ppt). The full paper can be found here.

Authors: Andreia Inamorato dos Santos, Patrick McAndrew and Steve Godwin

Paper presented on the 27th of September, Thursday, from 11:00-11:45, by Andreia Santos on behalf of the OpenLearn Research Team

  

Authors: Andreia Inamorato dos Santos, Patrick McAndrew and Steve Godwin

  2.4 Conference website http://cosl.usu.edu/events//opened2007/  To access papers and audio files 

http://www.51weeks.com/events/3

     

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