Are You Attending OE Global 2021? Say Hello

Greeting from Sudan…

What amazing conference!, So happy to participate in this conference…


Thank you Eseta! we can talk about the MOOC PhD and career developement whenever you want!


Hi, James! A greeting from Xiangyang! Good to see you here. Long time no see!

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Hi Xiangyang! So glad to see you here. Our time together in Dublin seems like from a different world. Hope to see you in person again soon!

I’ve just read through all these introductions – what an amazing community, from such diverse backgrounds. Really very pleased to see you all here, and hope you are enjoying the programme. I’m from the UK and I work for UCL and UNESCO.


hi there, Nkem! I have been liaising with a potential PhD candidate from Nigeria in the last few years, although the pandemic has slowed things. I worked with him on a paper in 2019: Opening Futures for Nigerian Education – Integrating Educational Technologies with Indigenous Knowledge and Practices

Hello there

It’s nice to get the opportunity to engage with participants at several forums. This is Mais from the University of Technology, Sydney. I am a learning design and technology specialist.
Here is a photo of UTS campus with state of art buildings, but before you go there I invite you to experience an interactive H5P module for developing OER using renewable assessment. My colleague @Eseta and I are also keen to hear your experience with engaging students in generating OER.


Hi everyone! :wave: I’m happy to be attending my first OEG conference, and hope it is the first of many.

My background is wildlife conservation, and I’ve been an online educator for over a decade, initially for Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit and now with my own company, VerdantLearn - a startup founded on open educational principles that aims to empower biodiversity professionals to better monitor and protect wildlife and wildlands.

I ran my first open course a few months ago, with the support of the Open Education for a Better World mentoring programme. If you’re curious about my open education work, here are links:

I’m keen to connect with others employing open educational approaches to nature conservation, climate change, environmental management and related fields.

Looking forward to learning from you all here - what a wealth of different activities there are!

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Ciao dear Adeline, we didn’t meet in the webinars but I hope we will find a moment to see each other online soon, while we wait for the online conference! Hugs from Monza :slight_smile:

Welcome Lucy and we hope you are getting much out of the conference experience.

Thanks as well for sharing your open education work, I’m bookmarking to come back and learn more (my career started in science, Geology, but I veered into education). I am impressed with the engagement and quality of hands on activities I see in your course, and am noting how you are making great use of Discourse (a tool that I feel like I am always learning as I go) as well as H5P. I need to explore Observable more, that is a new one.


Thanks for presenting your work on renewable assessments, Mais, and I have been sharing the your student generated OER module built in H5P (great use of the Interactive Book content type).

It’s been too long since I was in Sydney, a favorite among favorite cities.



Interesting that several people included H5P in their presentations. Maybe we should have a talk with Joubel, at some point. And/or @Learnful (several OEG participants are on the advisory committee, including @connieb).

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Glad to hear that you’ve found it useful, Alan :slight_smile:

Alan, OEGlobal’s use of Discourse was (and remains) a great source of inspiration for me to choose it as my own community platform! :star2:

I’m preparing to host a conference on Discourse for a conservation client next year, and I would love to chat with you about how to make best use its features, if you have time. I’ll drop you an email

Observable is best for data-driven interactive elements. In the GIS course I use it to demonstrate how maps look different depending on the spatial reference system you choose, but it also works well for allowing learners to explore datasets or statistical concepts

Hi there, Rochelle… and @thomasya.
During Webinar 05, Kate from MATC was trying to connect with other participants about language diversity in an OER context. Just wanted to make sure Kate was able to get the insight she needed.

I’m not sure who that is. Do you have her complete first and last name?

No, I don’t! Which is why I was curious. Maybe you recognize her voice?

No, Still doesn’t ring a bell.

I think that might be @DrKateFoss

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um, yes? I did attend, and learned a great deal. We are just at the beginning of the OER experience, so it was most helpful to hear what other institutions have done. I passed suggestions along to the bigwigs at out institution, now must wait and see what is done with them.