Open Education Now

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Open Education Now. The potential benefits of open education are often considered in three areas: expanding access to education, enhancing pedagogy, and advancing equity.

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The potential benefits of open education are often considered in three areas: expanding access to education, enhancing pedagogy, and advancing equity. With a long history, open education gained increased attention in 2020 as educators responded to the Covid-19 pandemic. In April 2020, UNESCO called on the global community to support the use of open educational resources “with a view to building more inclusive, sustainable and resilient Knowledge Societies”. In a time when local and global inequalities have been exposed so dramatically, how can open educational resources and practices (OER and OEP) facilitate practical and equitable approaches to learning, teaching and assessment in our respective contexts?

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The toolkit is a set of 8 modules, delivered and accessible asynchronously, online, incorporating elements of information literacy, critical thinking and academic writing skills to allow students prepare for and complete an assignment in line with best practice in academic integrity.

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A brief showcase of existing MTU Crawford initiatives that nurture wellness within teaching and learning, followed by an online talk and Q&A, delivered by Rhonda Schaller (Pratt Institute, Brooklyn). Rhonda is a Fulbright Specialist in contemplative and wellbeing pedagogy.

The DkIT Embedding Employability project represents the latest step in the Institute’s commitment to our graduates’ employability. Funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, as part of their SATLE Fund 2019, the project has offered staff, students, and employers an opportunity to exchange employability best practice.

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URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwPR024xDjg

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