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Who we are

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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.

The University's vision is 'to be recognised as a world leader in open and flexible higher education'. USQ has a commitment to provide the 'highest quality educational experiences to students, irrespective of their location or lifestyle' USQ's academic and organisational model is significantly different from many other Australian universities. Progressing from its role as a leading distance education provider, the University has diversified its operations to include a far greater mix of open and flexible programs that meet the education needs of its communities. Read more ...


What we do on WikiEducator

By participating in the Open Education Resource Foundation (OERF), the University of Southern Queensland will:
  • host a selection of courses on WikiEducator
  • form partnerships to advance the development of eLearning and eResearch
  • seek collaboration with others in the eLearning space, especially in relationship to the OER University Project.



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USQ joins the OER Foundation as a founding gold member. "One of the most exciting recent developments is OER as seen by WikiEducator. It will change the learning process ...
Prof Bill Lovegrove, Vice-Chancellor and President of USQ. View video ...
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Professor James Taylor, AM. to lead discussions on the development of a logic model for the OERu at the open planning meeting for the OER for assessment and credit for students project (OACS), 23 February 2011 (NZSDT). "We aim to create a parallel learning universe to augment and add value to traditional models through effective collaboration networks." said Prof Taylor.



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