Open Scotland

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Thursday 27th June, National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh.

Agenda

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee and registration

10.30 – 10.40 Welcome and Introduction – Lorna M. Campbell, Cetis

10.40 – 11.20 Open Scotland Keynote – Cable Green, Creative Commons

11.20 – 11.30 Questions

11.30 – 11.40 Open Source in Education – Scott Wilson, OSS Watch

11.40 – 11.50 Open Data – Wilbert Kraan, Cetis

11.50 – 11.55 Questions

11.55 – 12.05 UKOER The First Three Years – David Kernohan, Jisc

12.05 – 12.15 Massive Open Online Courses - Sheila MacNeill, Cetis

12.15 – 12.25 Questions

12.25 – 12.35 Nordic OER Alliance – Tore Hoel, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

12.35 – 12.45 OERs and MOOCs: Exploring the potential for Wales - Paul Richardson, Jisc RSC Cymru and Online Digital Learning Working Group

12.45 – 12.50 Questions

12.50 – 13.30 Lunch and Networking

13.30 – 14.15 Group Discussion 1: Challenges and Priorities

14.15 – 14.45 Group Discussion 2: Towards and Open Education Policy for Scotland

14.45 – 15.00 Afternoon Coffee

15.00 – 15.20 Groups report back

15.20 – 15.45 Plenary discussion

15.45 – 16.00 Summing up – Andrew Comrie, Kerson Associates

16.00 – 16.45 Open Scotland Reception

Venue

Open Scotland will take place in the Bute Room, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF.


The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Chambers Street links George IV Bridge and South Bridge.

By car, coach and bike: follow signs to the city centre. Pay and display parking is available on Chambers Street and off-street parking nearby at NCP Quartermile. Further information on parking can be found at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/parking.

By bus/train: A number of buses go via the city centre and stop at George IV Bridge or South Bridge. The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. Chambers Street is a few minutes walk. Visit www.travelinescotland.com for further details.

By plane: If you're planning on flying to Edinburgh, there are many direct routes coming in to Edinburgh Airport.


Open Scotland is facilitated by Jisc CETIS in collaboration with SQA, Jisc RSC Scotland and the ALT Scotland SIG.

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