ROER4D weekly update – 5 May 2017

Creative Commons publishes new report
Creative Commons has released a new report: 2016 State of the Commons, which is an annual publication focussing on the work of the global community engaged in Commons-related activities and projects. This year’s report goes beyond data and metrics to feature people and case studies from many regions of the world.

A definition of “OER-Enabled pedagogy”
David Wiley from Lumen Learning has recently published a blog post which comments on some recent discussions and developments around definitions of Open Pedagogy. In his blog he introduces the concept of “OER-Enabled pedagogy” as a way of describing open pedagogical strategies that rely on and are enabled by the “5R” permissions.

Regional Consultations on Open Educational Resources: Stakeholder Survey
Submissions are invited for an OER stakeholder survey. This stakeholder survey on Open Educational Resources (OER) is being conducted in the framework of the Regional Consultations for the 2nd World OER Congress. The objective of this survey is to understand the level of awareness and involvement of stakeholders in use and adaptation of OER. The findings of the survey will contribute to the Global OER Report, which will be made available at the 2nd World OER Congress in September 2017.

Call for papers for JIME
The Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME) is currently encouraging new submissions under general themes which include OER, OEP, open pedagogy, critical educational technology and MOOC research. Submissions are currently open with authors invited to submit 7500 word articles for consideration.

All the best for this week

Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams and the ROER4D Network Hub team.

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