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OER and OEP at Open Art Histories

In January of 2020 I gave a presentation talking about the basics of open educational resources, open educational practice, and open pedagogy: “It’s not just about the money: Open educational resources and practices” (downloadable and editable slides). This was for an event called “Open Art Histories” at Langara College in Vancouver, BC.   It’s Not […]

Four presentations on OER in 2019

I have been trying to make a habit of keeping track of all my presentations here on this blog, but sometimes I get behind. Here are four I did on OER in 2019 that aren’t yet on this blog. I was invited to speak at an Open Education Week event at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, […]

Looking Ahead: 2019 Open Education Conferences

There’s a lot of great semi-local open education conferences in 2019 and I’ve started a list of them here:

2019 Open Education Related Conferences


  • Website:
  • Conference Stream: Open Horizons: Open textbook, education, pedagogy and research
  • Conference Dates: May 21-24, 2019
  • Call for Proposals Deadline: December 15, 2018
  • Location: UBC-Vancouver

2019 Cascadia Open Education Summit (BCcampus)

ETUG 25th Anniversary

OpenCon Cascadia

OpenEd 2019

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Openness and/as closure

In my previous post I considered one way to think about how those of us who value and practice open education may also value and practice respect for privacy, that openness and privacy need not be considered opposites (despite the fact that one could think of openness as related to reducing barriers and privacy as […]

Open and privacy

  In their presentation at the Open Education 2018 conference entitled “Open” Education and Student Learning Data: Reflections on Big Data, Privacy, and Learning Platforms, Billy Meinke and Steel Wagstaff asked whether we might consider open education to include the value of respecting privacy. Their presentation was about data gathered from students by educational technology […]

OER and free (of cost) resources (CC Cert)

For the Creative Commons Certificate course I’m taking, one of the discussion prompts is: Many educational resources are available to faculty and students for free or in a manner that they perceive as being free. These include resources available through library database subscriptions and most of the pages on the public internet. Many of these […]