There are many educators who create content for teaching and learning. If they could be shown how to create online content, or convert their courses into an online environment they would be able to reach more participants. In addition, once the content is in digital format they might be more likely to make it available freely under a Creative Commons license. Part of the course would be covering that is OER and CC licenses.
Author: Gregory Doyle, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Gregory Doyle is E-learning Manager, Education Development Unit, Health Sciences at University of Cape Town. His responsibilities include participation in relevant International and National Communities of Practices’ conferences, workshops & training programmes and relevant research projects, dissemination of relevant and innovative research findings, preparing formal and informal presentations to facilitate engagement with new trends by committees, departments and individuals, supervision and contribution to the implementation of new policies, practices and technologies and managing quality of training and support to Faculty staff & students etc.
Lead Mentor: Prof.dr. Colin de la Higuera. He is holder of the UNESCO chair in technologies for the training of teachers by open educational resources at University of Nantes, Member of the LS2N at Nantes Universityin Nantes, France, Ex-President of the French Informatics Society SIF, Trustee of the Knowledge for All Foundation, Co-founder of the Class’Code project, Head of the Teaching and Education Committee of the CominLabs.
Co-Mentor: Prof.dr. Carmen Holotescu. Is Professor at University “Ioan Slavici” Timisoara, Romania and Director of Open Education Center. She is Dean of Faculty of Engineering Director of Timsoft Ltd Romania – company specialized in eLearning and Mobile Applications.
This project is part of the Mentoring Programme “Open Education for a Better World” run in partnership by the UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning at the Jozef Stefan Institute and the University of Nova Gorica.