Heriot Watt Workshop: Thinking about Open

Originally posted on OEPScotland:
Yesterday Bea, Martin, Pete and I visited Heriot Watt University for the first of our Thinking About Open workshops. We had a great day with the Heriot Watt team exploring different facets of openness and sharing examples and experiences. A slide deck of activities is available on the OEPS project Slideshare account.…

Go West: #OER15 Calling!

Go West: #OER15 Calling!

Next week team OER Hub will be Westward bound as we head to Cardiff, Wales for OER15! This year’s conference is focused on “Mainstreaming Open Education” and will be held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 April. Keynotes include Cable Green, Sheila MacNeill, Josie Fraser and our very own…

2015 so far… January and February review

2015 so far… January and February review

Project Update It may seem a little quiet here at the Hub of late but rest assured we’re hard at work behind the scenes! Since the new year we’ve been particularly focused on writing up our research for journal publication.  Simultaneously, the team is also involved in a number of other OER projects. Rob is working…

Catch Up on Our Conference Sessions!

Originally posted on UK Sartre Society :
Didn’t manage to make it to last year’s conference? Enjoy a particular session but wish you could hear it again? Never fear, you can now revisit our 2013 and 2014 conference with today’s release of eight recordings! Watch last year’s keynote Ron Aronson (Wayne State) on Surviving the Neoliberal Maelstrom:…

OER Research Hub wins Engaging Research Award!

OER Research Hub wins Engaging Research Award!

The OER Research Hub is proud to announce that we were awarded an Open University Engaging Research Award 2015 for our P2PU Open Research course on School of Open today! The four-week course explored the concept and practice of open research, ethics in the open, dissemination and the role of open reflection and evaluation. To read…

Research Overview

Originally posted on OEPScotland:
by Beck Pitt (OEPS project) I’m excited to be able to tell you a bit more about what the research component of the OEPS project will be doing over the duration of the project and how we fit with the rest of the project. So, without further ado… Who is responsible…

Double Feature! November and December at the Hub

Double Feature! November and December at the Hub

Team Hub wishes all its supporters, collaborators and friends all the very best for the forthcoming festivities and 2015! It’s been an amazing year and thank you for your continued support; we couldn’t do it without you all. We’ve had a busy November and December (as ultra observant readers of our blog may have noticed, there…

One Year On: The Journey of “Open Research”

One Year On: The Journey of “Open Research”

The following blog post was originally published on School of Open’s blog on 4 November 2014. It’s now been a couple of weeks since we formally ended our four-week Open Research course on P2PU … And what a month it was! We had 139 people sign up to the course, which looked at the theory and practice of…

MozFest14

MozFest14

Last weekend saw over 1600 people get together at this year’s Mozilla Festival. I made my way down to Ravensbourne College on Saturday and have put together a quick Storifty to capture some of the amazing collaborations, sessions and people that participated. You can check it out here.