Thursday, 9 March

Thursday, 9 March
Auditorium 2 Room 1.41 Room 1.61 Room 1.63 Room 2.61 Room 2.64
 8.00 - 9.00 Registrations
 9.00 - 10.00

[Venue: Auditorium 2]

Announcements & Keynote Panel (Open Perspectives)
Chair: Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams
Panelists: Patricia Arinto, Mark Horner and Carina Bossu

10.00 - 10.30 Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Presentations
10.30 - 12.30 Open for Participation
  • Action Lab
    120 Minutes of Messy Exploration
    Jenni Hayman
  • Action Lab
    Change the world through OERs (we’re not kidding)! Inclusive design, accessibility, diversity, and how difference makes us stronger
    Jess Mitchell, Jutta Treviranus
  • OER and Student Experience
  • Postgraduate students as OER capacitators
    Thomas King
  • The Learning Environment of the student at an Open and Distance (e-) Learning University: the Unisa perspective
    Christo Du Preez
  • The Student Experience as OER
    Joseph Pickett
  • Exploring open educational practices of first year students at a South African university
    Tabisa Mayisela
  • MOOCs
  • Panel
    MOOCs and Open Education in Africa
    Marco Kalz, Laura Czerniewicz, Lorenzo Dalvit, Bakary Diallo, Maria Garrido
  • Making MOOCs and changing open educational practices
    Laura Czerniewicz, Andrew Deacon, Sukaina Walji, Glover Michael
  • “I don’t always wrap MOOCs, but when I do…”: Improving postgraduates students’ experiences of MOOCs as OERs through facilitation and face-to-face contact
    Shanali Govender, Tasneem Jaffer
  • Open Business Models
  • Made With Creative Commons – Open Business Models
    Paul Stacey
  • OER and Technology
  • The Alicanto Cloud: A new model for open and social learning
    Steve Carson, Yuri Quintana
  • Action Lab
    Collaborative OpenCourseWare Authoring: The SlideWiki Platform
    Alexander Mikroyannidis
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
    13.30 - 15.00 OER Based Degree & College
  • Panel
    OER-based Degree Pathways: Emerging Trends and Lessons Learned at U.S. Community Colleges
    Una Daly, Quill West, James Glapa-Grossklag, Richard Sebastian, Preston Davis
  • Panel
    Institutionalizing Open Education Practices
    James Glapa-Grossklag, Barbara Illowsky, Una Daly
  • Research in OER
  • OER-Integrated Teaching and Learning in a Post-War Northern Sri Lanka
    Sasikala Kugamoorthy, M. Rajini, Shironica Karunanayaka, Som Naidu
  • Exploring the cultural-historical factors influencing OER adoption and use in Mongolia’s higher education sector
    Batbold Zagdragchaa, Henry Trotter
  • Going Open in Afghanistan – Impact Study of an OER Library
    Lauryn Oates, Jamshid Hashimi, Murwarid Ziayee, Abdul Rahim Parwani
  • Year of Open & Open Education Week
  • OER in HE and Beyond
  • Open for Business: the “Learn Accounting” Project
    Jacqueline Kew, Clare Holing
  • Edging our way into open online eye health education
    Greg Doyle, Veronica Mitchell
  • TelKart and QnA: An Open Teaching System for Computer Science Courses
    Vikram Kamath Cannanure, Geoff Gordon
  • MOOCs
  • Action Lab
    Designing a framework for making use of MOOCs
    Andrew Deacon, Janet Small, Sukaina Walji
  • Open for Participation
    15:00 - 15:30 Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Presentations
    15.30 - 17.30 Openness and Distance Education
  • Panel
    Impact of OER on Cost and Quality of Course Materials in Postgraduate Distance Education Courses
    Sheila Bonito, Joane Serrano, Charisse Reyes, Rita Ramos, Carmelita Orias
  • Action Lab
    Unleashing the Power of Online Networks through Openness
    Alice Zambodla, Tony Carr, Sarah Goodier, Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams
  • Open Information
  • The power of open information in open learning curriculum development
    Naomi Cloutier, Carolyn Teare, Irwin Devries
  • Openness for visibility: The ROER4D Curation and Dissemination strategy
    Michelle Willmers, Thomas King
  • OER adoption by University of Delhi, India: Student’s Readiness and Acceptance
    Sarita Kumar, Charu K Gupta, Savithri Singh
  • Action Lab
    Creative Commons – Hack The Cred
    Paul Stacey, Cable Green, Kelsey Wiens, Kamil Śliwowski
  • MOOCs
  • MOOCs in the Global South – Indian Learners in Massive Open Online Courses
    Janesh Sanzgiri
  • Action Lab
    The quality of MOOCs: Results from latest four research surveys and discussion of the Quality Reference Framework for MOOCs
    Christian M. Stracke, Esther Tan, Achilleas Kameas, Bill Vassiliadis, António Teixeira, Maria Do Carmo Teixeira Pinto, Cleo Sgouropoulou
  • OER and Technology
  • Closing the Digital Educational Divide: Sharing OER with Libraries, Schools and Public Health Facilities in Africa and the World
    Jeremy Smith, David Baliles, Carl Meyer
  • OER and Science
  • The European Data Science Academy: Bridging the Data Science Skills Gap with Open Courseware
    Alexander Mikroyannidis, John Domingue, Christopher Phethean, Gareth Beeston, Elena Simperl
  • Catalyzing Science & Engineering Capacity Building in Africa Through Open Education; Pivotal Roles For Globally-Networked International-Organizations
    Samson Jarso
  • 18.00 Gala Dinner (CTICC) and Open Education Awards for Excellence Ceremony

    18:00 - African Drumming Performance – This will include a group of drummers in African attire with additional djembes which guests can use to participate in the drumming on arrival.
    18:45 - Starters
    19:15 - Open Education Awards for Excellence
    20:00 - Dinner
    21:00 - Entertainment - AFRO ELITE
    22:00 - Dessert
    22:30 - Gala Dinner Ends