Open Access Week at Athabasca University

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Open Access Week at Athabasca University

Time: October 21, 2013 at 12pm to October 25, 2013 at 1pm
Country: Online
Website or Map: http://openaccess.athabascau.…
Phone: 780-675-6824
Event Type: free, webcasts
Organized By: Colin Elliott
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2013

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http://openaccess.athabascau.ca/

You are invited to participate in a series of FREE webcasts celebrating Open Access Week (Oct. 21-27, 2013).  These webcasts will explore major issues and opportunities of Open Access and Open Educational Resources.  Each session will feature an internationally known promoter and developer of open access and open educational resources research or ideas. Topics will include the following

  • the state of the art in the distribution of e-textbooks;
  • open access books in the K12 schools of Brazil;
  • the open access situation in Canada;
  • MOOCs and the open access movement;and
  • the OER university initiative.

 

and other issues relating to Open Access internationally.  This event is sponsored by the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chair in Open Educational Resources (OER), Dr. Rory McGreal, the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL), and Athabasca University Library.

 

For more information and links to the presentations, visit http://openaccess.athabascau.ca/

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