UDG Mural of Open

UDG Mural of Open

Advanced Certificate in Innovation and Open Education

Certificate as a Mural

Parts of the experience

About The Certificate

Schedule of Events

Invited Guests

Tools of a Muralist


The goal of this advanced faculty development program is for University of Guadalajara professors to critically and confidently integrate open strategies and activities in their courses.

Through the use of plenary sessions, collaborative teamwork and experiential learning, the program will provide learners with the tools they need to meaningfully plan, design, implement and share open education concepts in the classroom and/or at the University. The professors will be expected to collaborate, share, and contribute openly to a community of practice that fosters the culture of open at UdG.


Mural as Metaphor

Our metaphor for this project pays homage to the powerful tradition of Mexican Muralism.

We use as our symbol of the project the José Clemente Orozco mural that adorn the ceiling of the Paraninfo Enrique Díaz de León of the University of Guadalajara.

Grant’s Introduction To Openness

I started my career as an educator in a small indigenous community in the Canadian Arctic in the late 1990’s just as internet services were emerging via government satellite services.  Being familiar and comfortable with early network technologies like bulletin board systems I soon became involved in northern Arctic communities as an administrator …