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Open Education Week Worldwide

March 11-18, 2013

323 Learners are taking this course

and 312 more learners...

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.

Creative Commons License
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About the Instructor

Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning
TORONTO, Canada

Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning or IT4ALL includes educators and students from around the world. The aim of the organization is to provide free and low cost personal and professional development using Moodle, WizIQ, and presentation tools that facilitate teaching as a way to learn.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch
TORONTO, Canada

Dr. Nellie Deutsch is a leader and mentor to teachers worldwide on educational technology. She’s an English language teacher (EFL), an online teacher at WizIQ, a faculty member at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, on the steering committee of TESOL CALL-IS, the program coordinator at WAOE, MOOC and conference organizer, moderator, researcher, writer, speaker, Reiki practitioner, and relationship-based consultant. Nellie provides consultation on Moodle (course and learning management system) and WizIQ. She mentors educators on how to integrate technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs to facilitate instruction and learning.

Nellie has been teaching English to speakers of other languages (EFL) since the mid 70s. She has been integrating technology (computer assisted language learning or CALL) into her classes since the mid 90s. Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix online with 3 face-to-face residencies in Atlanta, Georgia and Arlington, Virginia. Her dissertation research (available on ProQuest, Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with implementing technology in blended learning courses in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, coordinator of online professional development courses, and mentor to educators worldwide.

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