What is on the five-year horizon for higher education institutions? Which trends and technology developments ll drive educational change? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions and similar inquiries regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the collaborative research and […]
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The fourth open forum hosted by the Opening Educational Practices in Scotland project was held in Stirling on 9th March 2016 to explore and discuss Open Educational Practices in Scotland. The storified Twitter archive of the #OEPSforum4 is available: https://storify.com/OEPScotland/oepsforum4-story with excellen scribble notes that captured very accurately the discussion topics and participant comments.
Webinar recommendation How open education will revolutionize higher education: the impact of open research, open textbooks, OERs and open data on course design and delivery by Dr. Tony Bates. Although open education initiatives such as OERs and open textbooks are currently fairly marginal, when they are combined with other developments such as open research and […]
The Creative Commons 2016-2020 Organizational Strategy reflects over a year of intensive consultation, discussion, brainstorming, analysis, and testing throughout CC’s global community, including staff, board, affiliates, partners, supporters, and donors. The insights and approaches contained within it have been influenced by hundreds of valuable discussions with creators, non-profits, foundations, government officials, advocacy organizations, content platforms, […]
New ways of teaching and learning and their implications for higher education policy The Changing Pedagogical Landscapes study took place from January 2014-June 2015 and was designed to address the following objective: “to examine to what extent government strategies and higher education regulatory and accreditation, funding, quality assurance, assessment and certification frameworks support or hinder […]
Last year Creative Commons published its first State of the Commons report, which included preliminary data on the impact open textbooks and open education policies were having in education around the world.
The digital leaders programme’s aim is to give leaders tools and ideas to help make best use of digital in both their own practice and in leading their teams, helping them to increase the digital capability of their organisation. It will be a mixture of interactive workshops and content around digital capabilities. At the end of […]
The conference will take place in Rome on the 30th of November 2015. A preliminary programme is available here. HOME (Higher education Online: MOOCs the European way) is a European funded project aiming to develop and strengthen an open network for European cooperation on open education and MOOCs. After the successful conference in Porto, the HOME project […]
The Leadership Foundation for Higher Education is committed to developing and improving the management and leadership skills of existing and future leaders of higher education. This year the Leadership Foundation is sponsoring the annual Association of University Administrators – AUA study tour which this year visits Poland. The aim of the study tour is to […]
June 17-18, 2015, Boston, MA The Online Leadership Roundtable, designed for senior leaders responsible for advancing online learning at their institution, addresses a critical and timely need within higher education – leveraging the strategic potential of online learning to transform our institutions and our society.