OERu/Planning/2015 Institutional Action Plans/Athabasca University

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Note: Pending executive approval

Contact information

Name of OERu partner Athabasca University
Contact person for this IAP Rory McGreal
eMail for IAP contact person rory@athabascau.ca
Name of primary OERu contact Rory McGreal
eMail of primary OERu contact rory@athabascau.ca

Executive Summary

Athabasca University will be focusing on developing at least three new undergraduate courses as OER and releasing them to the OERu. At least one MOOC will be developed at the graduate level

2015 Objectives

  • To develop at least three new undergrad courses as OER by Dec. 31, 2015
  • To ensure that appropriate assessment as Challenge for Credit is availablefor all OER courses
  • To offer a MOOC at the graduate level by October, 2015
  • To collaborate with OERu partners to develop an OER pathway to the Bachelor of General Studies by Dec. 31, 2015

OERu course contributions and FTE allocation

Name of staff member or Department Name of existing and new course development nominations Total FTE days
Jon Dron CSIS Green ICT Strategies 5
Evelyn Ellerman FHSS Media and Information Literacy 10
Joy Fraser Health Admin. Health and Community Development 20
Nanci Langford MAIS Oral History/Memoirs 20
George Siemens CDE Openness in Education 5
Marti Cleveland-Innis Learning to Learn online 5
Sherri Melrose Health Creative Clinical Teaching in Health 10
Michael Dabrowski FHSS Beginner Spanish 20
Frederique Pivot FST Physical Geography 20
Bob Barnetson Occupational Health and Safety 10
Tilly Jensen Business Accounting 351 5

Participation in OERu working groups

Name of staff member email address Assigned OERu working group(s) Total FTE days
TBC Credit Transfer 10
Vern Hume vernh@athabascau.ca Marketing 10
Colin Elliott coline@athabascau.ca Technology 10