This round table discussion will engage participants in exploring six different open education professional development initiatives;
- Creative Commons Certificate
- eCampusOntario Extend
- SPARC Open Education Leadership Program
- Professionalism in Open Education as part of Regional Leadership in Open Education initiative
- Open Education Network Certificate in OER Librarianship
- Teacher open education training in Brazil
Discussion will compare and contrast these initiatives including:
- Needs that led to creation of open education professional development programs
- Similarities and differences between these programs including target audience and format
- Ways in which these initiatives promote equity in access, meet people where they are at in their journey, and encourage completion of professional development
- Uptake and impact of these professional development offerings
- Surprises, lessons learned, COVID impact, ways in which the offerings draw on or create OER
- Future directions and opportunities for collaboration between these initiatives
JOIN the Panel ***Monday, November 16, 9 am Toronto-Ontario, Canada (GMT-4).
Meet the Panel
- Quill West, Open Education Project Manager, Pierce College, Professionalism in Open Education project leader Regional Leadership in OER (RLOE)
- Sarah Cohen, Senior Managing Director, Open Education Network
- Lena Patterson, Senior Director, Programs and Stakeholder Relations, eCampusOntario
- Running the Ontario Extend program, a broad foundational digital fluency program for educators which integrates open practice throughout.
- Jennryn Wetzler, Assistant Director of Open Education, Creative Commons
- Running the CC Certificate program which trains academic librarians, educators (and anyone interested!) on copyright, open licensing, and ways to engage in open communities.
- Tel Amiel - UNESCO Chair in Distance Education, Associate Professor University of Brasília. Through the Chair and the Open Education Initiative we have created and offered online courses, workshops (both online and face to face) on open education and OER to higher and basic education, institutions and government.
- Tanya Spilovoy, SPARC, Co-Creator and Instructor, Open Education Leadership Program