Learn· Take time to browse through the videos introducing you to open education projects. Check out the FAQ to learn more about Open Educational Resources (OER), like how to use, create and share materials. Explore the links on the Resources page. Browse OER repositories or search for OER using browsers or custom search tools such as the OCW Consortium’scourse search, MERLOT, and OER Commons.
Let us know what you think at firstname.lastname@example.org or on social media using @openeducationwk.
Participate· Browse through the Events list to find events that interest you. Use open educational resources to learn something new and share your discoveries with your friends and colleagues. ·Take a free and open course from The School of Open or learn about Locating, Licensing and Utilizing OERs. Check back with us on the Open Education Week homepage throughout the week to take part in various conversations on open education.
Share· Download Open Education Week banners to display on your blog and homepage. Invite others to find out about open education and Open Education Week. You can tweet using the hashtag #openeducationwk. Twitter feeds will show on the Open Education Week homepage.
Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all resources are free and open to everyone.
The Open Education Week Organizing Committee invites your contributions to and participation in the third annual Open Education Week, featuring online and in-person events around the world.
Ways to Contribute:There are many ways you can contribute to Open Education Week: upload an informational or inspirational video, host an event in your community, send us links to resources about open education, hold a webinar, and promote open education week in your social media networks. To contribute a video or resource, or to have your event or webinar featured on the Open Education Week Events calendar, please use the submission form at www.openeducationweek.org. To get the website ready, we need your submissions by 28 February 2014. You are welcome to submit multiple resources or events.
Please fill out one form for each contribution.