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Year of Open & Open Education Week


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Sussan Huggins

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Year of Open & Open Education Week

  1. 1. The Year of Open is a global focus on open processes, systems, and tools, created through collaborative approaches, that enhance our education, businesses, governments, and organizations. Is the Year of Open?
  2. 2. 15 years ago the term “Open Educational Resources” was created, the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched, WHY is 2017 the Year of Open? 2017 marks some significant milestones for open education:
  3. 3. And the first Creative Commons licenses were released; 10 years ago the Cape Town Open Education Declaration was written;
  4. 4. 5 years ago the first Open Education Week took place and the first OER World Congress was held, resulting in the Paris OER Declaration.
  5. 5. HOW you can get involved >Download and display the Year of Open banner and logo >Host a webinar or event in your community >Add your events to the Year of Open Events calendar >Write an opinion or editorial article >Participate in an open initiative >Contribute to an Open Perspective topic >BE SOCIAL …..#YearofOpen
  6. 6. Post an Impact story: Use #YearofOpen
  7. 7. MONTHLY TOPIC Participate in the monthly topics.... What is …… Open Education? Open Access? Open Source Software? Open Science? Open Policy? Open Licenses? Open Pedagogy?
  8. 8. Upcoming Open Perspective topics include: Open Pedagogy Open Culture Open Science Open Licenses Open Policy Open Web Open Degrees
  9. 9. What’s Next?
  10. 10. Contact me with your ideas Susan Huggins, Communications Director Twitter: @SusanHuggins