GIF-a-licious

GIF-a-licious

Experimenting with GIFs this afternoon. Began by using The Flirtations 1968 classic Nothing but a Heartache…  via GIPHY Closely followed by this longer sequence of Fred and Rita dancing… using Imgur (extra special thanks to this bava tuesday post for the inspiration). View post on imgur.com Then a little snippet from Ziegfeld Follies Here’s to the Girls (the bit where Lucille … Continue reading

“Open Badges as Bridges: Design, Create, Connect”: Glasgow, Scotland (28 October 2015)

“Open Badges as Bridges: Design, Create, Connect”: Glasgow, Scotland (28 October 2015)

This post shares my notes from today’s Digital Me Open Badges workshop at Glasgow Youth Theatre: “Open Badges as Bridges – Design, Create, Connect.” Please check out Grainne Hamilton’s guest post on the Open Scotland blog which gives useful background information on open badges and the workshop. Morning sessions (introducing ourselves, common themes, planning and designing … Continue reading

Open Research 2015 Launches for Sign-Up!

Open Research 2015 Launches for Sign-Up!

At the beginning of August I blogged about the return of our successful open research course on P2PU’s School of Open this Fall. Well, I’m excited to announce that the course is now live and will run from Monday 14 September – Sunday 11 October 2015. Sign-up is now open so head on over to P2PU and…

It’s here! Open Research Redux

It’s here! Open Research Redux

Last year we received an amazing response to the launch of our first open course Open Research on P2PU’s School of Open. 139 of you, from at least 29 different countries across six continents, signed up to participate in the first iteration of our four-week course. Well, we’re excited to announce that we’re doing it all again… but this time…

Caring Counts in the Workplace launch, Glasgow: 8 June 2015

Originally posted on OEPScotland:
by Beck Pitt and Caroline Anderson (OEPS project) Beck, Bea and Caroline were at Citizen M, Glasgow on Monday for the The Open University (OU) in Scotland’s symposium to launch Caring Counts in the Workplace, an exciting new open educational resource (OER) to enable managers to support carers in balancing their caring…

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:…