Cape Town with #go_gn + OEGlobal. Fantastic!

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  I am part of a wonderful network, the @GOER_GN, a global network of PhD students that are researching in open education in general. Everyone has a slightly different focus, but all of us are interested in using OPEN as a tool to social justice and inclusion. The #go_gn (how the gang is called) organises … Continue reading Cape Town with #go_gn + OEGlobal. Fantastic!

The power of narrative research in #OER17

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Last week the yearly OER conference took place in London. The title, the Politics of Open, and the themes can give a sense of the depth and breadth of the event.  A great experience where different scholars from around the Globe, and this is really AROUND THE GLOBE, we had people from South Africa, Chile, … Continue reading The power of narrative research in #OER17

Open from different perspective: OEP as boundary crossing and OEP as open educational practice

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Just assisted to a webinar with @weller and @AlgersAnne, from the University of Gothenburg. Both speakers focused on OEP and OER, but from very different perspectives. Martin Weller a Professor of Educational Technology at the Open University  (UK) tackled the issue of open more from a pedagogical standpoint, what does it mean for academics to … Continue reading Open from different perspective: OEP as boundary crossing and OEP as open educational practice

The Gutenberg Parenthesis

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  Watching this video, made me think the value of having constructive and humble scholarly discussions. How Pettitt hears attentively and takes note of questions he is asked, considering how the insights of others can shed light on his not fully formed ideas about what is writing and thinking. The penny fall when I saw … Continue reading The Gutenberg Parenthesis