Otago Polytechnic

Join our two-day inaugural open education symposium hosted by OP and New Zealand’s Centre for Open Education
Practice (COEP). Free to all Otago Polytechnic staff and students.

5 & 6 December 2019, Sargood Centre, Otago Polytechnic.

The theme is ‘social justice through open education’ and includes:

● Making education more sustainable using Open Educational Resources

● Leading change towards more open education

● and Open Educational Practices.

Programme includes keynotes, presentations, workshops and panel discussions. 


Dr. David Porter (a Virtual Presentation), is the Chief Executive of eCampusOntario, Canada, and a long-time advocate for the benefits of adapting new technology to deliver educational opportunities, and been involved in open and distance learning since the 1990s.

Dr. Cheryl Brown is Associate Professor in e-learning in the School of Educational Studies and Leadership at the University of Canterbury and co-Director of the e-learning Lab. In recent years, she is focusing on the development of digital literacy practices and the role of digital devices in student learning. Cheryl is an active collaborator in the national research project on textbook affordability.

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Image Credit: Ricardo Lima

Published on 16 Oct 2019

Orderdate: 16 Oct 2019
Expiry: 11 Dec 2019