Catherine Cronin discusses open education on episode 152 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
Quotes from the episode
Twitter has been a big part of my learning and my teaching.
One of my key roles is helping learners develop their voice and their agency.
Openness is always continuously negotiated.
We need to be willing to be criticized ourselves.
Having a personal learning network and being able to learn from each other is essential.
I practice openness by intentionally using and reusing OER, creating and sharing my work openly (learning, teaching and research), and teaching and modeling these open educational practices (OEP). But that’s just the what. The how requires much thought and care.
I believe open educational practices can help to increase access to education, contribute towards democratising education, and help to prepare learners —in all contexts— for engaged citizenship in increasingly open, networked, and participatory culture.
- Martin Weller – open is both risky and vital
- Henry Jenkins
- danah boyd
- Mizuko Ito
- Surveillance Capitalism
- Personal Learning Network (PLN)
- Vivian Rolfe collaborated with Catherine on the GoOPEN wiki
- Degrees of Openness / Degrees of Ease
- Four adjectives that describe open:
- Continuously negotiated
- Digital Storytelling 106 (DS106) course origins
- Contrafabulists podcast episode #52: Marginalia, on which Audrey Watters shares her decision to un-annotate her blog and her considerations to potentially change her CC license on her site.
- Catherine also encourages us to work on de-centering our northern epistemology. There are people working openly on all six continents.
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