Open Access Week at Athabasca University

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Open Access Week at Athabasca University

Time: October 18, 2010 at 12pm to October 22, 2010 at 1pm
Country: Online
Event Type: webcasts
Organized By: Colin Elliott
Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2010

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Athabasca University Open Access Week, Oct 18-22, 2010.

Please come and celebrate the AU Open Access week with us. This online
event will take place between October 18 and 22, 2010.

The objective of AU's Open Access Week is to promote understanding,
adoption, use and production of open access resources for formal and
informal teaching and learning. AU is presenting a series of five
noon-hour `webcasts` exploring major issues and opportunities presented
by open access. Each session will feature an internationally known
promoter and developer of open access resources, research or ideas.

Noon hour webcasts will include the following presentations:

Monday, October 18 - Using Open Production of Course Content to make a
Difference.
Dr. Wayne Mackintosh
Noon to 1 p.m., Mountain Time (Canada)

Tuesday, October 19 - Open Opportunity through Open Scholarship and Open
Publication
Dr Frits Pannekoek
Noon to 1 p.m., Mountain Time (Canada)

Wednesday, October 20 - Open Educational Resources and Copyright
Dr Rory McGreal
Noon to 1 p.m., Mountain Time (Canada)

Thursday, October 21 - Managing and Learning in MOOCs (massive open
online courses)
George Siemens,
Noon to 1 p.m., Mountain Time (Canada)

Friday, October 22 - Panel on Open Library, Scholarship and Learning at
Athabasca University
Dr Terry Anderson, Dr Cindy Ives,Tony Tin,Colin Elliot
Noon to 1 p.m., Mountain Time (Canada)

For more information, please contact Colin Elliott (coline@athabascau.ca) or
visit the AU Open Access site at:
http://openaccess.athabascau.ca/events.php

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