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Athabasca University joins the OER Tertiary Education Network leading the OERu implementation as founding anchor partner. “As an open university the institutional philosophy and direction of our university is strongly aligned with the objectives of the OER Tertiary Education Network” said Dr Frits Pannekoek, President of AU. Read more...
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Athabasca University has joined the OER Foundation as a founding member. Prof. McGreal, a signatory of the Cape Town Open Education Declaration says: In education, we must go forward. Restrictive copyright laws can best be addressed by supporting open and collaborative approaches to the creation of learning content." (Dr. Rory McGreal, Associate Vice President, Research and member of the OER Foundation's inaugural Board of Directors.) Read more ...


October 2010

Athabasca University is presenting a series of five noon-hour webcasts exploring major issues and opportunities presented by open access. Each session will feature an internationally known promoter and developer of open access resources, research or ideas as part of the University's Open Access Week activities.