Proposal for Action: Expand roles for distributed and networked leadership

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Strategic goal

Improve processes for efficient OERu operations that underpin academic quality at scale

Strategic objective

Objective 3: Improve communications and build capability to expand roles for distributed and networked leadership to implement the OERu

Focus: Expand roles for distributed and networked leadership.

Strategic approach

  1. A leadership model informed by the principles of meritocracy.
  2. Learn by doing approach where prospective community leaders build capability by working with more experienced OERu collaborators.

Key performance indicator(s) for 2015

(Provide recommendation for recalibrated target if necessary)

  • Establish regional / national OERu hubs aiming to achieve 4 regional / national OERu meetings
  • Expand OERu community leadership roles (and corresponding buddy system to mentor new community leaders.)

2015 outputs

  • Recommendations for establishing regional OERu hubs (Goals and objectives, how they should function and liaise with the OERu structures.)
  • Identify leadership gaps and corresponding proposals to expand and support new community leadership roles.

Clarifying notes, additional considerations and discussion points

  • Add any clarifications here

Summary description

Provide short description / overview of this proposal for action here


Activity schedule

# Activity Summary description Responsibility Target date / Duration
Example Survey 1st year BGS requirements Conduct a survey of OERu partners with a BGS to determine subject requirements for 1st year of study Curriculum & programme of study group (or individual / institution) 15 April 2015 (or ongoing)
1 Git 'er done Internal university team - mix of appropriate skill levels necessary to complete course development. EG library, instructional design, ed tech, etc. Avoid committee bog-down. Put courses into workflow. Look for academic champions. Keep clear of academic/bureaucratic minefields. Keep team agile. TBD March 2015
2 Global community Stay global - have world leaders not regional - create global (UNESCO/OERu/world chairs or fellows/ reference group leaders - representing each of the different areas eg library, ID, technical specialties, academic fields. Carefully described role e.g. mentor, leadership. Term limited. TBD March 2015
3 Stack overflow Get away from centralized approach to OERu Q&A. Automated help desk approach with stack overflow FAQ - automated - put questions back to the community. Build leadership within the WikiEducator or OERu community. People build reputations by providing good answers. TBD March 2015

Do you have issues which should be tabled at the OERu Council of CEOs meeting?

During group discussions, if any issues arise which in your opinion should be tabled at the OERu meeting of Chief Executive Officers, please add them directly to to the CEOs issues page here.