Group 1 critical friend review

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What is the OERu doing well?

Strong consortium

We have good thinkers, but need more doers

Where or how can the OERu network improve?

OERu has a partner network of good thinkers but needs more doers

OERu needs to increase its visibility in Europe

All sizzle, no sausage (done well to sell the sizzle to date, but wheres the beef?)

Need more product focused to actual student needs

Whose responsibility it is at home institutions to ensure that product development is part of someone's job

Not convinced that we've got the market right; need to listen what the market is telling us

Do we keep the status quo path (provide what people are looking for) or push learners in a new direction?

More mobile learning formats for courses - in today's world global means mobile.

What are the top 3 priorities this partner meeting should address?

Clarify the market

Survey learners to find out what they need (potential and existing)

Market to the identified market

More flexible offerings and sharing of curriculum

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

Marketing to NGOs to target more marginalized populations (health, education, engineering topics)

Making strategic alliances (Intl Council for Multimedia, Intl Council for DE, EDEN) going to their conferences to pitch OERu

How to validate the work of their staff on the work they are doing for OERu

Targeting more senior management on the benefits of the work done by OERu