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Tuesday, April 24 • 16:35 - 17:25
How can the OER community put the UNESCO OER Action Plan into practice?

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This Panel addresses the theme "Open Educational Practices/Open Pedagogy" to improve Open Education for better learning quality. It is organized by the UNESCO and ICDE Chairs in OER (www.oerchairs.net) and the United Nations' institution UNECO (www.unesco.org) in cooperation with all interested organizations such as Open Education Consortium (OEC), Creative Commons (CC), UNESCO IITE and ICORE.
Leading question is: "How can the OER community put the UNESCO OER Action Plan into practice?" The expert panel will discuss how innovative open pedagogies and open educational practices using OER can support and increase the implementations and practices of the Ljubljana 2017 OER Action Plan adopted by the UNESCO World OER Congress 2017.
Main goals are the sharing and exchange of experiences and their discussion among the experts on the panel as well as the whole panel audience: Therefore all panel participants are invited and encouraged to join and contribute to the debate.
The panel of 60 minutes combines short initial introductory statements by the invited panel experts with open questions from the moderator and the audience.
This panel is a first follow-up activity of the common panel "The Role of the OER community" by the UNESCO and ICDE Chairs at the World OER Congress 2017 in Ljubljana.
Invited experts and organizations are: Christian M. Stracke, ICDE Chair in OER, Open University of the Netherlands; Jane-Frances Agbu, ICDE Chair in OER, National Open University of Nigeria; Tel Amiel, UNESCO Chair in Open Education, University of Campinas, Brazil; Daniel Burgos, UNESCO Chair in eLearning, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain, and and Zeynep Varoglu, UNESCO Programme Specialist responsible for OER Action Plan, UNESCO.
Intended audience are all experts, practitioners and novices sharing interest in the improvement of Open Education by innovative open pedagogies and open educational practices using OER: Contributions by conference participants as well as by online participants commenting via twitter are most welcome and encouraged.


Jane-Frances Agbu

National Open University of Nigeria

Tel Amiel

University of Campinas
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Daniel Burgos

Director Research Institute UNIR iTED, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR)
Prof. Dr. Daniel Burgos works as Vice-rector for Knowledge Transfer & Technology (http://transfer.unir.net), UNESCO Chair on eLearning and ICDE Chair in OER (http://research.unir.net/unesco) at Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR, http://www.unir.net). He is also Director... Read More →
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Christian M. Stracke

ICDE Chair in OER and Associate Professor for Open Education, Open University of the Netherlands
Dr. Christian M. Stracke is ICDE Chair in OER and Associate Professor for Open Education at the Welten Institute of the Open University of the Netherlands (OUNL) (www.ou.nl/web/welten-institute). In addition he is Advisory Professor at the East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai... Read More →

Tuesday April 24, 2018 16:35 - 17:25 CEST
Classroom 12