CETIS Conference 2013: Day 2 Highlights

Highlights from CETIS 2013: Open for Education: Technology Innovation in Universities and Colleges.


  1. Following on from the CETIS Conference Day 1, here's a selection of highlights from the discussions surrounding the CETIS Conference Day 2...
  2. Keynote

    The Path to Open Learning Is Paved With Good Intentions

    Professor Patrick McAndrew, The Open University
  3. In his closing keynote presentation, Patrick talked about the direction of open education, the influence of Massive Open Online Courses, finding evidence for what works and how to take the steps to what is an exciting future for more open ways of working and learning....

  4. Day 2 featured a range of discussion-based breakout sessions.  Here are some of the key points from those sessions, as highlighted by the prolific Twitterers in each session....
  5. Breakout Session

    Open Innovation and Open Development

    Facilitators: Scott Wilson (OSS Watch, CETIS) and Simon Whittemore (JISC)

    Open development is an emerging term used to describe the community-led development model found within many successful free and open source software projects.

    In this session delegates looked at the opportunities and challenges of open innovation and open development in education...

  6. Breakout Session

    Skills and Competence Opportunities

    Facilitators: Simon Grant, Adam Cooper

    Envisage a world with (semantic) web-enabled learning outcome and competence definitions and structures.  What possibilities does this open up?

    This session provided participants with an opportunity to flesh out their visions for a full skill/competency infrastructure....