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@GOGN_OER Days in Krakow, Poland 10-11 April 2016

Day 1 of our GO-GN event arrived! It all started with a lively icebreaker. It really was a lovely way to help us start talking with others and spot connections and specific interest hot spots, personal and research ones. I had the opportunity to chat with Beck Pitt who I knew through her open courses… Read more »

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Evening Kraków, GO-GN calling!

Preparations are well under way for the fifth GO-GN seminar in Kraków on April 10th & 11th, just ahead of the Open Education Global Conference 2016. Nine PhD candidates have been funded to attend the seminar and present their research. The provisional schedule is shown below; as in previous years, most of our two days… Read more »

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Bye bye 2016, hello 2017

Whether you agree or not with me that 2016 has been a funny auld year, it’s true that we have a lot to celebrate. So here we are, a year in (brief) review. The family keeps getting bigger! There are now 48 of you lovely people doing PhD research on open education around the globe,… Read more »

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Fast, ahead and direct: The benefit of participation in open scholars’ networks

Networking has been one of the enabler of 21st century competence emphasized at the Global Open Education conference held in Krakow in April 2016. Many tended to argue that the university is the place those networks are develop. While this argument may be partially true, I will discuss the benefit of move(ing) beyond university boarders… Read more »

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Webinar: The Open Research Agenda

This month’s webinar will focus on results from an ongoing consultation exercise being held by OER Hub this year to gather information and perspectives on priorities in open education research.  GO-GN members present in Krakow, Poland last month for Open Education Global 2016 may have attended the inaugural workshop, which presented some of the results of… Read more »

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I opened, OpenEd, an opening

What a trip. I mean that in not just the literal sense, a trip across the Atlantic Ocean is something I haven’t done in over 12 years. I also mean a trip in the jocular sense of a psychedelic experience. The LSD experiments of the 1950s and 60s revealed profound shifts in consciousness for participants, and although… Read more »

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The GO-GN Seminar and OE Global Conference Adventure

This piece has been reblogged from my personal site: https://ds4oervladimirschi.wordpress.com/2016/04/25/the-go-gn-seminar-and-oe-global-conference-2016-adventure/ After flying for approximately 14 hours, I finally made it to Kraków, Poland on April 8 for the GO-GN Seminar and the OE Global Conference 2016. As soon as I arrived at the hotel my fellow GO-GN colleagues, who were already there, began twittering for us… Read more »

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OE Global 2016

The Open Education Global Conference is the annual opportunity for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and educators to deeply explore open education and its impact on global education. Conference participants learn from thought leaders in open education and have the opportunity to share ideas, practices and discuss issues important to the future of education worldwide. Sessions… Read more »