Category: OER18

OER18 Lightning Talks

Layne Lawson This might be the first, true to form, lightning talks segment I’ve been to at a conference. I have to say that all of the presenters and the time keeper were quite respectful of one another. Other times I see this format play out at conferences there is always at least one person…

By JR April 19, 2018 0

OER18 Breaking open

Coconut Hammer, by Eframestochter, CC0 Full title – Breaking open: conversations about ethics, epistemology, equity and power With a session title like that, and knowing Maha Bali was one of the presenters I knew we were in for a session that was going to challenge us. We were directed to their site and to consider…

By JR April 18, 2018 0

OER18 The EdTech Wikipedia edit-a-thon

I went to check out the EdTech Wikipedia edit-a-thon session facilitated by Ewan McAndrew. Having been involved with OpenEd for a handful of years now, the topic of editing Wikipedia often comes up, but I’ve never actually tried my hand at it yet, so I thought this would be a good start. As soon as…

By JR April 18, 2018 0

OER18 First round of sessions

I think largely the posts I make for now after the conference will be piece meal ideas that I need to come back to. This first block of sessions I thought were going to be quite divergent, but as luck would have it, they all went together really well. Virtual reality implications for open The…

By JR April 18, 2018 0

OER18 Pre-Conference Adventures

I travelled to England a couple of days before the conference (technically leaving Canada on Sunday), what can I say, I’m a sucker for those cheaper flights. Plus, as this was my first ever OER## conference I did not want something like a flight delay to get in the way. So I arrive in London,…

By JR April 17, 2018 0