Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact - Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education

Cambridge, UK

April 16, 2012 – April 18, 2012


scoreCambridge 2012 will combine OER12 and the OCW Consortium’s Global Conference. We will meet at the historic Queens College in Cambridge, UK, from 16-18 April 2012. The conference theme, Innovation and Impact: Openly collaborating to enhance education, will bring together academics, professionals, students and policy makers interested in advancing the impact of OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources on education globally.

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Cambridge 2012 is being run jointly by the OCW Consortium and SCORE (Support Centre for Open Resources in Education).

Conference Themes

Innovation

- The role of open technologies in encouraging sharing and reuse of open content

- The methods for researching and evaluating open academic practices

- The ways in which people can be trained to utilise open content more effectively

Impact

- How OCW/OER are changing the practices of teachers

- The impacts that OCW/OER are having on formal and informal learners

- How institutional or governmental policies are supporting the open education movement

Collaboration

- The ways in which educational institutions are effectively working together around open content

- How educational institutions are working on open content with commercial and not for profit organizations

Open Education at The Open University

This one day event on the 19th April 2012 is free to attend for Cambridge 2012
participants.


Conference Information



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