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Wednesday, April 25 • 14:45 - 16:00
How can we destroy the open education movement? Conversations about ethics.

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Openness is a process that requires and benefits from critical reflection. We believe that facilitating and stimulating critical discussion/debate about the contours and direction of the open education movement (OEM) is essential to its flourishing. In this spirit, the proposed session is intended as a space for participants to unearth and critically explore timely, perhaps uncomfortable questions that may not be at the surface of what we are doing as individuals or as collaborators within the OEM. The facilitators in this session do not have answers. Rather, we host an unconventional, interactive format designed to expose difficult topics and support innovative interventions. The session format supports both in-person and virtual (online) attendees working together on outlining and discussing pressing ethical questions in the OEM. This session allows participants to engage in a critical conversation that is liberating, paradigm challenging, constructive, and inspiring.

Speakers
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Taskeen Adam

University of Cambridge
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Maha Bali

Associate Professor of Practice, The American University in Cairo
I'm a MOOCaholic and writeaholic, passionate about open, connected learning. Co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org (join us during #dlrn) and edcontexts.org) write for us!) and columnist/editor at Hybrid Pedagogy (you probably already know us)
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Catherine Cronin

open educator; educational developer, National University of Ireland, Galway
Hi, I'm Catherine Cronin - open educator, open researcher, and educational developer at NUI Galway (now settled in Ireland, but originally from New York City). My work focuses on open education, digital identity, and digital & network literacies. I recently completed my PhD in t... Read More →
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Christian Friedrich

Education and Science Advisor, Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
Interested in most things related to Open Education and Open Science. Before starting my new position at Wikimedia Deutschland in 2018, I worked as a founding member of Leuphana Digital School and as a researcher at Hamburg Technical University. I co-host a German podcast on Open... Read More →
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Christina Hendricks

The University of British Columbia
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Jamison Miller

PhD Candidate, College of William and Mary
I am a doctoral candidate and early-career researcher in open education theory, policy, and practice.
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Sukaina Walji

ROER4D Communications Advisor & Researcher, University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town
Part of the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development project (ROER4D) at the University of Cape Town focussing on research communications. Our research project is looking at the adoption and impact of OER in regions in the Global South. Also work as researcher for... Read More →
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Martin Weller

Professor of Educational Technology, UK Open University


Wednesday April 25, 2018 14:45 - 16:00
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