Invited Guests

As part of the daily activities we are bringing in via live video, several key guests to talk to us about their ideas and practices for openness. Check the topics pages for the timing and context of each guest.

Monday March 5, 2018: Open as Question Conversation with Jon Beasley-Murray

Jon Beasley-Murray

Jon Beasley-Murray

Jon Beasley-Murray is a professor at the University of British Columbia, in the Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies. He chairs chair UBC’s program in Latin American Studies. In the spring of 2008, Jon required his students in a Latin American literature class to research and write entire articles with the goal of achieving Featured Article Status. This pioneering work, known as Murder, Madness and Mayhem , led to his participation in the development of the Wikipedia Education Program .

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Tuesday March 6, 2018: Open Pedagogy Conversation with Robin DeRosa and Maha Bali

Robin DeRosa

Robin DeRosa

Robin's current research and advocacy work focus on Open Education, and how universities can innovate in order to bring down costs for students, increase interdisciplinary collaboration, and refocus the academic world on strengthening the public good....
Maha Bali

Maha Bali

Maha Bali is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo in Egypt and co-founder and co-director of www.virtuallyconnecting.org (@vconnecting on Twitter, www.youtube.com/Virtuallyconnecting...

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Thursday March 8, 2018: Open Scholarship Conversation with Paul Stacey

Paul Stacey

Paul Stacey

Paul Stacey is the Executive Director of the Open Education Consortium, a global network of educational institutions, individuals, and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective ...

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