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Ding dinge dong, to Delft we go!

Remember 1975? No? Let me see what I can do … Yes, 1975 was the last time The Netherlands won the Eurovision song contest –cringe, crash, scream! A year later the festival took place in The Hague. In 2018 though, it is not a music event our Dutch friends are hosting but the most important… Read more »

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Two and a half days in Cape Town

After Ljubljana and Washington in 2014, Banff in 2015 and Kraków last year, we returned to where the first ever GO-GN seminar took place in 2013. This is the story of two and half days in Cape Town. Once upon a time, it was a very sunny morning when… Good morning Cape Town! #go_gn #oeglobal… 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 »