D7.3 Create Awareness

The original plan was to create leaflets for the visibility of the project. We noticed that leaflets are not very sustainable, people throw them away after a conference. Instead we participated heavily in the Open Education Week. Open Education Week is a series of events to increase awareness of open education movement. Our partner OCW Consortium is organizing the week.

Open Education Week 2012

In the first Open Education Week TU Delft organized an event together with SURF and Open University Netherlands. Almost 100 people attended the event in Delft and about the same number followed the conference online. All the recordings, report and photos of the event are available on our website: http://opencourseware.eu/OpenEducationEvent2012.

Creative Commons launched a video competition to highlight potential of free educational materials on http://whyopenedmatters.org/. The competition will award cash prizes for the best short videos that explain the use and promise of free, high-quality Open Educational Resources—or “OER”—and describe the benefits and opportunities these materials create for teachers, students and schools. The winners were announced in July 2012: http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/33343.  

Open Education week 2013

In the 2013 week we organized a 6 webinars about our project and organized two local events (in Netherlands and France).

11 March 2013

Ignasi Labastida

Webinar: Good practices on open content licensing

The main goal of this webinar is to explain how to mark contents and sites with open content licenses. The session will be focus on practice rather than expalining the basics of copyright and open content licensing.
Recording: http://youtu.be/KLWSZrrxLdg
Webinar slides: http://goo.gl/7qcNi

12 March 2013

Ignasi Labastida

Webinar: Buenas prácticas en el uso de licencias para contenidos abiertos

El principal objetivo del webinar es explicar cómo marcar los contenidos y los sitios web mediante licencias abiertas. La sesion se centrará principlamente en ejemplos prácticos y no será una sesión introductoria a los conceptos básicos de la propiedad intelectual o de las licencias.

Webinar recording: http://youtu.be/L-9HV4UDrMc
Webinar slides: http://goo.gl/EAzfm

12 March 2013

Willem van Valkenburg

Webinar: OpenCourseWare in the European Higher Education Context: How to make use of its full potential for virtual mobility

This webinar will introduce participants to an European Project: "OpenCourseWare in the European Higher Education Context: How to make use of its full potential for virtual mobility" The focus of the project is on the creation of preconditions for a strong European OCW-framework. A stronger framework will also mean closer cooperation between European institutes, which may result in mutual use of material and even joint degrees. A better functioning OCW-system will enhance quality and increase the usage of online courses and therefore facilitate virtual mobility. An objective in itself, but it may also result in a decline of obstacles to cooperation and therefore an increase in real student mobility.

Webinar recording: http://youtu.be/YqdPjpEDwDY
Webinar slides: http://www.slideshare.net/ocweu/20130312-ocw-europe

13 March 2013

Utrecht, Netherlands

Willem van Valkenburg

Open Education Week Event in the Netherlands

During Open Education Week the Dutch organisations SURF, Delft University of Technology and OpenUniversiteit collectively organise an event.

The event will focus on three things:The speakers are the President of the OCW Consortium Anka Mulder, UNESCO Chair in OER Fred Mulder, Senior Policy Administrator DG Education and Culture of the European Commission Lieve van den Brande, lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam Matthijs Leendertse and President of the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO Greetje van den Bergh.

13 March 2013

Cable Green

Webinar: Open Policy Network: seeking community input

As open advocates recognize the potential for open policies to significantly increase the amount and quality of education, research and scientific resources and data, there is a pressing need to provide them support so they can successfully craft and implement open policies. A new Open Policy Network, coordinated by Creative Commons, will provide support to open advocates and governments exploring open policies. Open Policy = publicly funded resources are openly licensed resources.

Webinar recording: http://youtu.be/PnrFSna1uj8
Webinar slides: http://www.slideshare.net/cgreen/open-policy-network-seeking-community-input

13 March 2013

Cable Green

Webinar: Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses: What's New for Education?

Creative Commons has released the 4.0 version of its license suite. This session will describe the changes from 3.0 and 4.0 and specifically address the changes that affect open education. Topics will include: internationalization, IGO use, simplified attribution, porting, translations and database rights.

Webinar recording: http://youtu.be/WYX3be6_lzc
Webinar slides: http://www.slideshare.net/cgreen/cc-40-for-educators

15 March 2013

Lyon, France

Sophie Touzé

Local event: Les matinées du elearning

Cet évènement est organisé dans le cadre des matinées du elearning et dans celui de la Semaine de l’Open Education. Il se déroulera en présentiel à l’Université Lyon 3 et en ligne sur le site de l’OpenEducationWeek. Les matinées du elearning sont des formations "nomades” organisées pour les enseignants du supérieur à Lyon  par des membres de l’Université de Lyon : Lyon3, Lyon2, Lyon1, l’INSA, l’ECL, l’ENS, l’IEP et Vetagro Sup.

50  in real and 500 online + the event is open online on 2 websites

11-15 March 2013

Edmundo Tovar

webinar “Mobility Scenarios for OCW”

Video: http://youtu.be/81WtdcEELss


Open Education Week 2014


EU Lifelong Learning Programme
with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union


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