2018 Challenges for quality of open educational resources OEW 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 13:00 CET

Open Education Week webinar

Panel discussion


Moderator: Wim van  Petegem, EDEN Vice-president


  • Airina Volungeviciene, Director of Innovative Studies Institute, Vytautas Magnus University,  The President of EDEN
  • Professor Martin Weller, Academic director for the Learning Design project and Director of the OER Hub, Institution of Educational Technology, Open University, UK
  • Professor Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe
  • Gard Titlestad, Secretary General, ICDE
  • Svetlana Knyazeva, UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education
  • Ebba Ossiannilsson, Ph.D., The Swedish Association for Distance Education, EDEN EC member

Questions discussed at the webinar:

  • What factors do have an impact on quality of open educational resources (and open education in general)?
  • How do we ‘measure’ quality? Or: where is the evidence?
  • How can we improve quality? What measures could be taken by the teacher/author, by the institution, by the community?
  • Should we go for a sort of accreditation (formal recognition)? Or more for a qualification (‘like’)? And how do we organize this?
  • What is the role of students, learners in the quality debate?