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OpenMed Torino Week: OpenMed introduction


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OpenMed Torino Week
25-29 September 2017

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OpenMed Torino Week: OpenMed introduction

  1. 1. OPEN EDUCATION TRAINING WEEK Torino, 25-29 Septembr 2017
  2. 2. The OpenMed Project Cristina Stefanelli UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union
  3. 3. TITLE OpenMed A bottom-up approach for opening up education in South- Mediterranean countries PROGRAMME Erasmus+, KA2 – Capacity-building in the Field of Higher Education PROJECT nr. 561651-EPP-1-2015-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP DURATION 15/10/2015 - 14/10/2018
  4. 4. Members of the OpenMed Consortium
  5. 5. Welcome! EGYPT Helwan University Minia University Damanhour University JORDAN Yarmouk University Al-Ahliyya Amman University MOROCCO Université Hassan II de Casablanca LEBANON Notre Dame University-Louaize UK University of Edinburgh
  6. 6. The OpenMed Project
  7. 7. Overall Objective Widening participation and adoption of OER and OEP as a bottom-up approach to support the modernisation of HEIs in Morocco, Palestine and Egypt and Jordan, improving the quality of education and teaching
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  9. 9. Specific Objectives • Raise awareness and widen HEI participation in OER and OEP; • Define the OER Agenda for the re-use of OER at HE institutional level; • Define mid-term strategic roadmaps for the implementation of the OER Agenda at local-institutional level according to the local, cultural and institutional needs and strategies; • Teach university teachers how to use and reuse OER in a pedagogically-rich context and improve their digital competences; • Pilot start-up open educational practices and offer to students flexible and up to date open contents and learning paths.
  10. 10. RESULTS SO FAR
  11. 11. Discover Palestine (MOOC, Palestine) EDRAAK (MOOCs platform, Jordan) JORUM (repository, UK) Nafham (techers’ platform, Egypt) OER Commons Arabic (learning repository, Egypt) OER Strategy of UNISA (strategy, South Africa) Open Humanities Press (open access publishing, UK) Open Review Project (reviews OER research, US) Platforme Pédagogique (Learning platform, Morocco) REDES (Open journal, Spain) UC@MOOC (MOOCs platform, Morocco) Review of OER and OEP case studies Video Presentation Downloadable at:
  12. 12. Wimpenny, K., Merry, S.K., Tombs, G. & Villar-Onrubia, D. (eds) (2016). Opening Up Education in South Mediterranean Countries: A Compendium of Case Studies and Interviews with Experts about Open Educational Practices and Resources. Roma: UNIMED. ISBN 978-1-84600-0.
  13. 13. Tel Amiel, UNESCO Chair in OER at UNICAMP and Researcher at NIED/UNICAMP, Brazil; Maha Bali, Center for Learning & Teaching at the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt; Daniel Burgos, UNESCO Chair on eLearning at the International University of La Rioja (UNIR), Spain; Cristóbal Cobo, Director of the Center for Research, Ceibal Foundation, Uruguay; Jean-Claude Guédon, Professor at the University of Montreal, Canada; Sana Harbi, Professor at the University of Sousse (Tunisia); Rory McGreal, UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chair in OER Teresa McKinnon, Principal Teaching Fellow, University of Warwick, UK; Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning, Senior Project Manager with Creative Commons, US; Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project Shireen Yacoub, Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development, Jordan All the recordings are available at Interviews with experts
  14. 14. 3 minutes about Open Education All the recordings are available at:
  15. 15. OER Regional Agenda for South-Mediterranean Universities It is a set of long-term recommendations for OER adoption in South-Mediterranean Universities. The aim is to become the starting point for the development of both policies and roadmaps at institutional level, and it will inform the training of trainers component of the OpenMed project.
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  18. 18. Course Design and Production 5 draft Modules (one author + one reviewer per module) External revision Open revision Consolidated Modules, Translations, Implementation Pilot Facilitators’ Workshop (Madrid) Open Education: fundamentals and approaches. A learning journey to open up Teaching in Higher Education
  19. 19. Open Revision of the Course Materials
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  22. 22. THE COURSE MODULES EXPERT WEBINARS ACTIVITIES LEARNING CIRCLES PROJECT WORK TRAINING WEEK 1 5 5 8+ 12 YOUR Open Education: fundamentals and approaches. A learning journey to open up Teaching in Higher Education The OpenMed Capacity Building course aims to build capacity on Open Education and Open Educational Resources (OER) among universities in the South Mediterranean region. The course targets primarily university teachers with an interest in learning more about Open Education and with a motivation to adopt Open Education approaches and OER into their teaching.
  24. 24. OPENING UP EDUCATION IN SOUTH-MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License CONTACTS general inquires: website: Twitter: @openmedpro #openmed