An opencourseware (ocw) is a digital publication of education materials of the university level accessible over the internet for anyone with the joint efforts of higher education institutions and associated organizations, the opencourseware consortium is committed to the advancement of opencourseware worldwide through the shared model. A collection of essays from across the open educational resources community, the publication also includes contributions from mit opencourseware and the opencourseware consortium thought leaders. Learners' needs analysis of meet-up support mobile system design for massive open online course. Call for papers of the ocwc global conference 2014 open education for a multicultural world the 10th annual opencourseware consortium global conference will be held in ljubljana. The open education consortium is a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective development and use of open educational materials.
The ocw consortium conference will bring together the top thinkers in the open education movement global educational leaders will converge to discuss how the open sharing of knowledge can continue to broaden access to education and support teaching and learning worldwide. The oer hub is situated in the institute of educational technology (iet) at the open university (ou) in the uk find out more about oer and open education watch our playlist understanding oer in 10 videos. Cccoer is a growing consortium of community and technical colleges committed to expanding access to education and increasing student success through adoption of open educational policy, practices, and resources. / events expert meeting - draft on open educational resources (oer) recommendation 2nd internet of education conference 2015 opencourseware consortium.
Opencourseware (ocw) are course lessons created at universities and published for free via the internetocw projects first appeared in the late 1990s, and after gaining traction in europe and then the united states have become a worldwide means of delivering educational content. In 2006, the ocw international conference was held at kyoto university wherein the japanese ocw association was reorganized into the japan ocw consortium at that time, japan ocw consortium had over 600 courses currently they have 18 university members, including the united nations university (jocw, nd. Cambridge 2012 combines oer12 and the ocw consortium's global conference the conference theme, innovation and impact: openly collaborating to enhance education, brings together academics, professionals, students and policy makers interested in advancing the impact of opencourseware and open educational resources on education globally. Linked opencourseware data this site contains cambridge 2012 conference presentation videos the conference was organized jointly by ocw consortium and score.
Brandon muramatsu presented on spokenmedia at the opencourseware consortium global conference in monterrey, mexico on april 22, 2009. Citing the teach act and fair use, ucla asserts that streaming copyrighted content is a legit educational use, while the opencourseware consortium gets a boost from universities across the globe. Gary w matkin, phd, dean of continuing education, distance learning and summer session at uc irvine, has been invited to present at the 2011 opencourseware consortium global conference on may 6. The 10th annual opencourseware consortium global conference will be held in ljubljana, slovenia, on april 23-25, 2014 the opencourseware consortium and the knowledge for all foundation (continuation of pascal2) are jointly organising the event whose special theme is open education for a multicultural world.
A better functioning ocw-system will enhance quality and increase the usage of online courses and therefore facilitate virtual mobility an objective in itself, but it may also result in a decline of obstacles and therefore an increase in real student mobility. The opencourseware consortium, a worldwide higher ed community committed to the advancement of opencourseware, provides a great deal of information about ocw projects opencourseware is free, digital, high-quality educational materials at the college and university level. Conferenceocwconsortiumorg receives less than 1% of its total traffic it was owned by several entities, from jeffrey schiller mit to technical contact of opencourseware consortium , it was hosted by linode. The open education global conference is where the world meets to discuss how opening education helps us achieve universal access, equity, innovation and opportunity in education the oe global conference is the most internationally diverse conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting.
The awards for opencourseware excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding individuals, courseware and opencourseware sites in the ocw consortium community the awards are presented each year at the global opencourseware consortium's annual conference, to be held this year may 4 through may 6 on the mit campus in cambridge. Civic mission in the information age: higher education's relevancy in the 21st century. Brandon muramatsu presented on the greenfield project at the ocw consortium global 2010 conference in hanoi, vietnam on may 5, 2010 you can also watch the opencourseware consortium published a video of the presentation.
Open education consortium, newton, ma 14,009 likes 12 talking about this 22 were here the open education consortium is a collaboration of higher. The awards for opencourseware excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding individuals, courseware and opencourseware sites in the ocw consortium community the awards are presented each year at the global opencourseware consortium's annual conference, which is being held this year may 8-10 in bali, indonesia.
An agreement between icde and the opencourseware consortium (ocwc) and a collaboration the ocw consortium global conference is the annual opportunity for researchers, practitioners, policy. It is an opencourseware consortium member and lists over 10,400 academic courses from over 200 opencourseware member universities around the world, free to students in business, computing, engineering, sciences and humanities. Cathy casserly by carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching / cc by the opencourseware consortium (ocwc), a community of over 250 member institutions worldwide committed to sharing their courses online, has voted to present creative commons ceo cathy casserly with the president's award. The open education consortium in collaboration with merlot offers a search engine on oer (open educational resources) oer are openly licensed online educational materials that allow teachers and students to freely use, share, and modify.