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…

Newsflash: Women, Fashion, Power at the Design Museum

Originally posted on Theatre of Fashion:
        Image from @violettaboxill As the days get colder and festive adverts start tugging on our collective heartstrings, the burning question on everyone’s lips is, ‘forget Christmas, what do I have to look forward to in 2015?’ Well – dear reader – let me enlighten you, as I’ve been invited to guest-curate a series…

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.

Opening Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) Launch

Opening Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) Launch

Yesterday I was in Edinburgh, Scotland for the Opening Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) project kick-off meeting and to run a “highly interactive session” to capture experiences and thoughts on OER and OEP in Scotland. Martin was also there, speaking on his forthcoming book (to quote, an “ideal stocking filler”) The Battle for Open. I’ve…

Super September: Monthly Review

Super September: Monthly Review

It’s been a super September at the OER Research Hub: here’s an overview of what we’ve been up to over the past month: Open Research Course  We had 139 people sign-up for our School of Open course Open Research! This four-week community reviewed course explores the nature and practice of open research and takes a closer look…