The OERRH has started off 2014 with an exciting visitors programme.

Open Fellows Giselle Ferreira; Alannah Fitzgerald and Megan Beckett will be with us at various times throughout January.

Giselle is an Adjunct Professor at the Post-Graduate Programme in Education of the University Estácio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, where she coordinates the ICT in Education Research Group . Previously, she was a Lecturer at The Open University, UK, (1998-2013), where she was engaged in various OER-related research and development projects, including OpenLearn.

Alannah is an open education practitioner and researcher working in the area of technology-enhanced learning for English Language Teaching (ELT) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP). She is a doctoral candidate in Educational Technology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Megan coordinates the production of new OER titles in Natural Sciences and Technology workbooks for Siyavula. Siyavula is focused on developing open educational resources for K-12 STEM subjects, supporting technological tools and software, and building and supporting communities of practice to improve education in South Africa.

OER Research Hub welcomes founders of Flipped Learning Network

On Wednesday 22nd January, we also welcome Founders of the Flipped Learning Network – one of the OER Research Hub’s research collaborations. They are John Bergmann and Aaron Sams

OERRH welcomes Giselle Ferreira and Alannah Fitzgerald

OERRH welcomes Giselle Ferreira (3rd from right) and Alannah Fitzgerald (second from left)