In the run up to OpenCon 2015, we’re holding a series of three pre-conference webcasts to update the community on Open Access, Open Data, Open Education.Read more
In the run up to OpenCon 2015, we’re holding a series of 4 pre-conference webcasts to update the community on Open Access, Open Data, Open Education and the basics of the EU political system. We’ve invited Amye Kenall, BioMed Central’s Associate Publisher of Open Data initiatives and journals to discuss the state of Open Research Data globally. Amye will discuss what progress has been made toward establishing open as the default for Open Data over the past year touching on social, economic and political aspects.Read more
On June 1st, we hosted Dr. Meredith Niles for an OpenCon Community webcast to discuss how you can use being open as an asset for your career.
Open Educational Resources have always held the promise of saving students millions – if not billions – of dollars each year. But is cost savings the only advantage of OER? A growing body of evidence suggests that OER produce learning outcomes that are as good or, in many cases, better than those of proprietary learning materials.Read more
In the run up to OpenCon 2014 we wanted to ensure everyone attending already had a basic, if not very good understanding Open Access, Education and Data.
To make these easier to watch, and compile all the resources associated we’ve combined them all into a bumper blog filled with all the bios, video, slides and more.