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Athabasca University

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Athabasca University is Canada's premier online university and international leader in open education. AU is the first university member of the OER Foundation and pioneered the first open access university press in Canada. Professor Rory McGreal, Associate Vice President Research 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." Read more ...

OER Foundation

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The Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides leadership, international networking and support for educators and educational institutions to achieve their objectives through open education. The OER Foundation leads a number of innovative projects helping individuals and organisations return to the core educational values of sharing knowledge freely in a sustainable way. Join the OER Foundation as a contributing member or give the gift of knowledge through a small donation. Read more ...

Otago Polytechnic

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Otago Polytechnic is forging an international leadership role implementing a quantum shift for sustainable education on multiple fronts through open education approaches. Otago Polytechnic is a signatory of the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, the first tertiary education institution in the world to adopt a default Creative Commons Attribution IP policy and hosts the international head-office of the OER Foundation. Read more ...

University of Southern Queensland

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The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has forged a reputation as one of Australia's leading providers of on-campus and distance education programs, with 75% of all USQ students studying by distance (online) education. "One of the most exciting recent developments is OER as seen by WikiEducator. It will change the learning process." said Prof Bill Lovegrove, Vice-Chancellor and President of USQ, on joining the OER Foundation as a founding gold member. Read more ...