You can get involved
- Do you or your organisation have an interest in education and widening participation?
- Are you an Open Educational Practitioner? Or would like to be?
- Are you are entirely new to the world of OER and OEP and want to know more?
Here are some of the ways that you can get involved in, and keep informed about, open education:
- share your thinking or experience of open educational practices by writing a blog, journal article or case study
- join the discussion by commenting on social media using the hashtags #OER #OEP #UKOER #openeducation #openbadges (You can follow us at @OEPScotland)
- develop your own open educational resources on OpenLearn Create or other OER platform, or reuse or remix someone else’s
- Learn more about open education through studying Becoming an open educator and How to make an open online course.
- Use, revise, remix and redistribute our (or other’s) resources and share-back copies and details of how you’ve used them
- Openly license your materials via Creative Commons
- Use and develop open educational resources e.g. OpenLearn Create, Solvonauts, OpenStax, OER Commons
- Participate in open education events e.g. OER conference (#OER17), OE Global, Open Education Week, #YearofOpen
- Engage with networks such as:
- Support the Scottish Open Education Declaration
- Learn from others e.g. University of Edinburgh OER, Glasgow Caledonian University OER; University of Oxford OER etc.
- Put your open educational resources or practices on the OER world map
- our blog and that of other open educational practitioners (Keith Smyth, Lorna Campbell, Maha Bali, Martin Hawksey, Martin Weller, Sheila MacNeill are only a few that come to mind)
- other open education publications
- OEP case studies
If you’d like to get in touch with the OEPS team directly, email firstname.lastname@example.org