2019 Researching openness – evidence-based approach OEW 2019

8 March 2019, 13:00 CET

Open Education Week webinar

Panel discussion


Moderator: Josep M. Duart, EDEN Vice-president for Research, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Research questions to be discussed in the panel:

  • How openness is approach in research? Thematic overview (levels of openness, other dimensions that are addressed through research publications, e.g. open online learning, open distance learning, OER, OEP, etc.).
  • What impact does openness have upon education?
  • What kind of openness do we (society) need?
  • What are the characteristics of open learning, open curriculum, open education and open learner/ teacher?


  • Antoni Pérez, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
  • Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Andrea Saltelli, University of Bergen, Norway, Open Evidence Research Group
  • Paul Prinsloo, UNISA