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Open Education Week Worldwide

March 11-18, 2013

323 Learners are taking this course

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Course Highlights

  • Learn about Open Education Resources (OER) and Creative Commons
  • Where to find OERs
  • How to create OERs
  • Where to share your own OERs
  • Reflect on Open Education

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

Course Description

Open Education Week is for everyone around the world who wishes to learn about and share content freely.

Participants of the course will learn about Open Education Resources (OER), where to find them, how to create their own OER, and where to share them.

Share your experiences in the Open Education Week If you have created OERs or researched them, you are most welcome to present in the Open Education Week and share your experiences with the audience. To present in the OEW and get further information on the event, please write to Dr. Nellie Deutsch.

Experiences in Open Education Dr. Nellie Deutsch has been involved in open education since 2003. Nellie created OERs in Nellie's English Projects (website), via her WebQuests, through her free Moodle courses, and via Wikieducator. She has shared content and delivered online courses on how to collaborate, create and share open education resources through the live online classes on WizIQ and other channels.

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About the Instructor

Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning
TORONTO, Canada

Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning or IT4ALL is an organization that provides free to low cost programs on how to integrate technology into blended, fully online, and face-to-face learning environments. IT4ALL has a WizIQ organization account. IT4ALL hosts all their free programs such as Moodle MOOCs, Healthy Living and Sustainable MOOCs, Second Life MOOCs, Connecting Online conferences (2009-15), Moodle MOOTs (2011-2015), Spring and Fall Blog Festivals (SBF/FBF), webinars, and online courses on WizIQ and on Moodle for Teachers (website).

IT4ALL is run by Dr. Nellie Deutsch an education technology & marketing consultant.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch
TORONTO, Canada

Dr. Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is internationally known as a relationship-based mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, community builder, expert in teaching with technology, Moodle, and WizIQ live classes. She teaches subjects related to mindfulness practice, online personal and professional development, and action research to educators worldwide. She’s been teaching English as a foreign language in high school and higher education for over 35 years. She’s an instructor at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, speaks at online and face-to-face conferences, and organizes informal MOOCs and free online courses and webinars on WizIQ education online and Moodle for Teachers.

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Nellie provides consultation on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, and WizIQ. She is the founder and owner of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online and MoodleMoot annual virtual conferences, and Moodle MOOCs on WizIQ (bi- annual). She is currently on the steering committee of TESOL CALL-IS, community manager on the TESOL Secondary School Interest Section, program coordinator at WAOE (World Association of Online Education), on the program committee and executive committee of EdMedia at AACE (Advancement of Computing in Education), on IATEFL YLT SIG committee, and on the coordinating team of Electronic Village Online (EVO) TESOL.

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