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Blackburn dissemination event 1 September

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Anarchogogy in the UK? Free (the) resources and free (your) self: How Open Educational resources can

change your life.

10:30-14:00pm, 1 September 2011, University Centre at Blackburn College (Lecture theatre)

University Centre at Blackburn College University Close




The aim of the event is to disseminate early results of the C-SAP [Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics] project “Cascading Social Science Open Educational Resources”, focusing on the potential of OERs for pedagogic innovation within curriculum design. The speakers will also explore the challenges of embedding OERs within an HE in FE institutional context. Confirmed speakers are as follows:


Diana Laurillard “Supporting the teacher as learner”
Diana Laurillard is Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, leading research projects on (i) developing a learning design support environment for teachers, and (ii) developing software interventions for learners with low numeracy and dyscalculia. Her book Rethinking University Teaching: A conversational framework for the effective use of learning technologies (2002, RoutledgeFalmer) is one of the most widely cited in the field.


Ester Ehiyazaryan “The opportunities and challenges of embedding OER in research methods teaching in Education, Criminology and Sociology”.

Ester Ehiyazaryan is Lecturer in Professional and eLearning Development at University Centre Doncaster and a current SCORE (Open University Support Centre for Open Resources in Education) fellow. Her fellowship explores ways of enhancing practice in multi-disciplinary research methods teaching at University Centre Doncaster through the use of open educational resources.


Event hashtag will be #OER2011Blackburn   




Comments (1)

Helen Jones said

at 11:58 am on Jul 8, 2011

Looks fantastic - will you advertise this far and wide!!

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