OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference
October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

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Friday, October 13 • 3:30pm - 4:25pm
How can we destroy the open education movement? Conversations about ethics.

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Openness is a process that requires and benefits from critical reflection. We believe that facilitating and stimulating critical discussion/debate about the contours and direction of the open education movement (OEM) is essential to its flourishing. In this spirit, the proposed session is intended as a space for participants to unearth and critically explore timely, perhaps uncomfortable questions that may not be at the surface of what we are doing as individuals or as collaborators within the OEM. The facilitators in this session do not have answers. Rather, we host an unconventional, interactive format designed to expose difficult topics and support innovative interventions. The session format supports both in-person and virtual (online) attendees working together on outlining and discussing pressing ethical questions in the OEM. This session allows participants to engage in a critical conversation that is liberating, paradigm challenging, constructive, and inspiring.

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Karen Cangialosi

Professor of Biology, Keene State College
I am a biologist who has used the principles of open pedagogy and student directed learning in my courses.
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Robin DeRosa

Interested in Open Pedagogy, interdisciplinarity, and learner-centered futures for public higher education. Find me on Twitter @actualham.
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Arthur Gill Green

Professor, UBC
I work on property rights, GIScience, and Open Pedagogy. Three very different areas that have come to be symbiotic in my research and work. Would love to talk to fans of QGIS, people working on property rights, or people attempting to integrate open educational practices in their... Read More →
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Christina Hendricks

UBC, Philosophy, WordPress, OER, open textbooks, open pedagogy
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Rajiv Jhangiani

Open Studies Teaching Fellow & Psychology Professor, BCcampus
I am the University Teaching Fellow in Open Studies and a Psychology Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver, BC, where I conduct research in open education and the scholarship of teaching and learning. I also serve as the Senior Open Education Advocacy & Research... Read More →
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Jamison Miller

Director of Teaching and Learning, Lumen Learning
Engaged in development of the theory, policy, and practices of open education.
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Rosario Passos

Instructional Development Consultant, BCIT
I am passionate about Open Education and Open Access to education. In my professional life, I am lucky to be able to advocate for open education: open approaches to teaching and learning, the use and creation of OER and the adoption of opentextbooks in teaching. And when not working... Read More →
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Tara Robertson

Accessibility Librarian, CAPER-BC
Accessibility, inclusion, feminism, Fluevog shoes. I won't be on site, but ping me on Twitter @tararobertson
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Scott Robison

Associate Director, eLearning Design, Office of Academic Innovation, Portland State
I lead the eLearning Design team in the Office of Academic Innovation at Portland State University. | I’m working to provide faculty support resources that encourage open education practices to empower accessible, learner-driven educational experiences. | Twitter: @ottersco... Read More →

Friday October 13, 2017 3:30pm - 4:25pm

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