Open Education through Cultural Lenses Part 1 – Policies and Protocols


The focus of this post is to discuss the ways in which cultural competence approaches can safeguard traditional cultures and enhance open education practices when sharing Indigenous knowledges. This includes issues related to the cultural ownership of information, intellectual property rights for traditional owners, cultural safety of artefacts, and forms of reciprocity within education technology … Continue reading Open Education through Cultural Lenses Part 1 – Policies and Protocols

Open Educational Resources (OER) University: Making Education Accessible For All


uImagine was very fortunate to have Wayne Mackintosh, UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER and Director of the OER Foundation, present a session about his work with OERu.  Wayne is a strategy innovator with a passion for open sourcing education. The OERu makes education accessible to everyone.  Coordinated by the OER Foundation, OERu is an independent, not-for-profit … Continue reading Open Educational Resources (OER) University: Making Education Accessible For All

Learning in the Open


uImagine hosted Adam Brimo, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, OpenLearning as a guest presenter for our weimagine:Open season at the end of last year. OpenLearning as a platform, learning community, and business model as an education provider, is challenging the way people from all ages and backgrounds can gain access to educational opportunities. The OpenLearning philosophy, … Continue reading Learning in the Open

Open Publishing and Open Textbooks: The Value of Access


uImagine was fortunate to have Jessica Stevens presenting a session on her PhD research as part the the weimagine:Open season held in November last year.  Jessica Stevens is a PhD Candidate in the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program at the Queensland University of Technology, and she is also the Creative Commons Global Network Council … Continue reading Open Publishing and Open Textbooks: The Value of Access

Open Pathways: Opportunities For All


Many of us have heard of edX, Coursera and Udemy.  There’s a world of opportunity for us to learn about almost anything, anytime, and often for free.  We have just-in-time learning, often with knowledge shared and presented by world experts, right at our fingertips, and at our convenience whether at home, the office or while … Continue reading Open Pathways: Opportunities For All

Open Practice for Inclusive and Accessible Teaching


CSU is offering new academic staff members the opportunity to undertake a module on Open Educational Practice as part of the Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (GCLTHE) course.  This is now available to academics enrolled in 201930 session. As part of subject EEL521 Scholarly Learning and Teaching, participants are asked to … Continue reading Open Practice for Inclusive and Accessible Teaching