Symposium FY 2022
The purposes of the seminar are (1) to disseminate the new UNESCO OER Recommendation to Japanese stakeholders, and (2) to share the latest OER activities on the globe especially focusing on OER technologies. The seminar is also considered as an event of ICDE Global Advocacy Campaign (GAC).
Organization of the conference
The conference is consisted of 4 recorded lectures (15 min each) and Online Panel Discussion and Q&A session (max, 90 min). The interactive online session will be scheduled on 20 March 2023.
Hosted by: The Open University of Japan
Supported by: JMOOC, Open Education Japan, AXIES-CSD, The IMS Japan Society
Part 1: Recorded Lectures (w/English transcription and Japanese translation texts)
“Status Quo of OER dissemination activities in COVID-19 Pandemic [tentative]” (Ms. Zeynep Varoglu, Programme Specialist, Digital Innovation and Transformation Section, Communications and Information Sector, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris)
“QA for OERs and Micro-credentials: Towards Inclusive Lifelong Learning”. (Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, Chancellor and Professor, University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), Board Member and OER Ambassador, International Council on Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Governing Board Member, SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC)).
“What is OER? Open Pedagogical Practice beyond contents.” (Dr. Ines Gil Jaurena, Associate Professor, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) – National Distance Education University, Spain )
“Towards an European OER Ecosystem : Emerging Issues and Potential relating Open Education and Nowadays Technology” (Mr. Matteo Uggeri, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Part 2: Online Panel Discussion and Q&A session (in Japanese)
Date and Time in synchronous mode:
10:00-11:30 am, Monday 20th March 2023 - Japan Standard Time
Prof. Tsuneo Yamada, Professor and Advisor for OUJ President, OUJ
Prof. Syun Tutiya, Professor, National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education
Prof. Toru Iiyoshi, Professor, Kyoto University
Dr. Katsusuke Shigeta, Executive Director of Open Educations Japan and Associate Professor of Hokkaido University
Opening Remarks (Prof. Masaya Iwanaga, President of OUJ) [5min]
Introduction: OER Practices in Japan
Discussion 1: “OER and SARTRAS: How do they share the roles?”
Discussion 2: “Toward OER Digital Ecosystem in Japan”