The 13th Annual Open Education Conference
November 2 – 4, 2016
Richmond, VA

#OpenEd16

            #OpenEd16, the 13th Annual Open Education Conference is the premiere venue for sharing research, development, advocacy, design, and other work relating the open education. Join us at the “annual family reunion of the field of open education!”

The themes for the 13th Annual Open Education Conference are listed below! Thank you to everyone in the #OpenEd16 community for your help selecting this year’s conference themes. With over 150 engaging, informative, and inspiring presentations, #OpenEd16 is sure to be the best Open Education Conference yet!

  • the meaning of open
  • open pedagogy and open educational practices
  • research on the impact of OER, open pedagogy, or open educational practices
  • the ethics of open
  • critiques of OER and open education
  • the economics of open education
  • issues at the intersection of open and assessment
  • tools and technologies supporting open education
  • collaborations in support of open education
  • promoting and evaluating institutional and governmental open policies
  • lessons learned from “less successful” open education initiatives
  • models supporting the adoption, use, or sustaining of OER in higher education
  • models supporting the adoption, use, or sustaining of OER in K-12 education
  • models supporting the adoption, use, or sustaining of OER in informal learning
  • models supporting the adoption, use, or sustaining of OER in adult basic education
  • the role of students in advocating for, supporting, or sustaining OER adoption and use
  • the role of faculty in advocating for, supporting, or sustaining OER adoption and use
  • the role of instructional designers in advocating for, supporting, or sustaining OER adoption and use
  • the role of librarians in advocating for, supporting, or sustaining OER adoption and use
  • synergies between open education and open data, open access, open science, and open source
  • open education in developing countries
  • what’s next for OER and open education
  • unanticipated topics (does your topic not fit above? it fits here!)

OpenEd16 Leadership Forum
The OpenEd16 Leadership Forum is a one-day meeting for higher ed leaders driving OER strategy occurring alongside OpenEd16. Click here to learn more and register. 

Photo credit: The VA Capitol by Ron Cogswell, CC BY, https://www.flickr.com/photos/22711505@N05/7358972234/.

 

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