Sessions Spotlight: OER and MOOC's

Written by Jessi | November 20, 2012

Photo by Carlos Austin

Open Education Resources (OER) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) are capturing attention in the world of education.

A number of Distinguished Speakers, Concurrent Sessions, and workshops have recently been announced. Check out the growing list of programming related to OER and MOOC's accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Concurrent Sessions

Advances in Open Textbook Publishing Technology
Phil Schatz (Connexions)
Ed Woodward (Connexions)
Kathi Fletcher (Shuttleworth Foundation)

Open Education: Still a Chasm to Cross
Daniel Williamson (Rice University, Center for Digital Learning and Scholarship)
David Harris (OpenStax College)
Meredith Babb (University Press of Florida)
James Caras (Sapling Learning)

The Community Course: A MOOC Alternative
Phylise Banner (American Public University System)

Workshops

Igniting the Power of OER in Your Classroom
Karen Fasimpaur (K12 Handhelds)

A registration badge is required for admission to all SXSWedu 2013 programming, socials and related activities. Register to attend now online and save off the walkup rate.