2011.11 OERu Anchor Partner Meeting

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Meeting details

When: 9 & 10 November 2011
Where: Council room, Otago Polytechnic, Forth Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Who: Founding OERu anchor partners and interested persons
Webstream: UStream
Participants: Virtual | Face-to-face

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Aims of the meeting


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Aims
The purpose of the founding meeting of OERu anchor partners is to:
  • Identify and agree the inaugural credential for the OERu
  • commence implementation planning for the OERu
  • plan the 2012 OERu prototype
  • consider options for strategic investment in OERu


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OERU planning discussions

We welcome collaborative contributions to our open planning for the OERu. Post comments on the corresponding talk pages in the wiki or Join the discussions on Google groups.

Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Hi Maria, Thanks for your generous offer to advise on crowdfunding - I will definitely reach out for guidance when the time comes. W On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Maria Droujkova <drou...@gm...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-20 01:18:00
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Wayne Mackintosh <mackinto...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Maria, > > That's good advice for crowdfunding, specifically that it must be focused > on...
Maria Droujkova 2015-05-20 00:52:16
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Hi Maria, That's good advice for crowdfunding, specifically that it must be focused on projects which have an end. I'm contemplating a crowdfunding initiative to contribute to the completio...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-19 23:41:19
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Stephen, Had a good chuckle. My request for absolution failed. It seems I have fewer freedoms for my wrongdoings ;-). I agree with your exposition that all rights and freedoms are balanced against...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-19 23:14:56
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Maybe Tony Bates' new book can shed some light on OER: http://opentextbc.ca/teachinginadigitalage/ Thank you. Warm wishes, Dr. Nellie Deutsch Educational Technology & Leadership About M...
nelliemuller 2015-05-19 21:56:38
RE: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Wayne asked, > As a philosopher - which freedoms do you consider to be more important? All rights, and all freedoms, are balanced against each other, and this balance varies by context, which in...
Downes 2015-05-19 19:12:58
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 6:27 AM, Wayne Mackintosh <mackinto...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Maria, > > Indeed, this is a valuable conversation. > > I am impressed with the NaturalMat...
Maria Droujkova 2015-05-19 12:51:51
RE: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
For those who want to reread my position on enclosure, this item from 2008 is a good review of the case. http://halfanhour.blogspot.ca/2008/12/open-content-enclosure-and-conversion.html -- Step...
Downes 2015-05-19 12:48:26
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Stephen, I have asked you many times for ONE example of this "building fences". You have yet to supply one. Yes, companies can "fence" their copy of the OER as can anyone else....
Rory 2015-05-19 12:15:13
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
I really love agree with this aproach Waine "How do you achieve sustainable OER projects? ---> How will institutions remain sustainable without OER? " This is the way forward.... Ebba...
Ebba Ossiannilsson 2015-05-19 13:39:59
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Hi Stephen, As a philosopher - which freedoms do you consider to be more important? The freedom of individuals to use open resources as they wish or the freedoms of the creators of those resources...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-19 11:58:52
RE: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Hiya all, This post by an unrepentant Wayne makes most if not all of the points I have been saying that proponents of OER make. We can debate the merits of these points one by one, if you wish. But...
Downes 2015-05-19 11:22:11
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Hi Maria, Indeed, this is a valuable conversation. I am impressed with the NaturalMath.com model, which if I understand it correctly is a pay what you can if you can model. It is refreshing to know...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-19 10:27:40
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 5:36 AM, Wayne Mackintosh <mackinto...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Sustainability is an important question for OER projects, and if we define > fiscal sustainabilit...
Maria Droujkova 2015-05-19 10:03:24
Re: [OERU] "Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?"
Nellie, OER will not be put out of business - we are growing from strength to strength because of our foresight and judicious strategic planning for sustainable operations combined with an intimate...
Wayne Mackintosh 2015-05-19 09:36:34