We are delighted that as part of the celebration to mark the Open University's 50th anniversary, President of ALT, Professor Martin Weller, Professor of Educational Technology at The OU, will be speaking about:
Aspects of Open: The evolution of the meaning of open education
Tuesday 19 February 2019
18:00 – 19:00
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary and its mission of openness, Martin Weller, Professor of Educational Technology at The OU, will examine what the term ‘open’ means and consider what an ‘Open University’ would look like if we were to invent it now.
About Professor Martin Weller
Professor Martin Weller is Director of The Open Education Research Hub, a leading platform for research into the impact of open educational resources (OER) on teaching and learning practices. He is also Director of the GO-GN network, a global community of OER PhD researchers.
Professor Weller is a blogger and author of the of the open access book The Battle for Open https://www.ubiquitypress.com/site/books/10.5334/bam/
18.00-18.40 Aspects of Open: The evolution of the meaning of open education
18:40-19:00 Panel and Q&A
19:00-20:00 Drinks reception
To attend the event in person or watch online: book here
If you are viewing the event by livestream, please do take the opportunity to have your questions answered by our speakers LIVE during the event by emailing: Comms-Inaugural-Lectures@open.ac.uk
We very much hope you will attend what promises to be an inspiring event and have your say and join us to celebrate the OU at 50. Find out more about other lectures in the series