Teaching & Learning


Find out more about Open Education (OER) at UCL: a symposium 13 March

13 March 2019, 1:30 pm–5:00 pm

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You will learn about Open Education and how it can be applied to teaching and learning practices at UCL, in this half day symposium held by Digital Education and Library Services.

Event Information

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UCL Arena Centre


Darwin LT B40
UCL Darwin Building
Dawin Walk entrance (off Malet Place)
United Kingdom

Wednesday 13 March 13:30 - 17:00 

This afternoon symposium will explore the different perspectives of Open Education – a facet of Open Science – and how these are practiced by staff and students at UCL.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof. Martin Weller, the Open University – Keynote
  • Jo Stroud and Leo Havemann, UCL Digital Education – Open Educational Practices for a Connected Curriculum
  • Dr Nephtali Marina-Gonzalez, UCL Division of Medicine – Using open source software for teaching in the Medical Sciences / students as content creators 
  • Dr James Everest, UCL Arts and Sciences (BASc) – Publishing student work on Wikibooks 
  • June Hedges, UCL Library Services and Dr Clive Young, UCL Digital Education – Open Education at UCL
  • Susanna Jacob, MA student at the UCL Institute of Education – A student’s view of open education
  • Dr Javiera Atenas, Open Knowledge Foundation – Enhancing research-based learning with open data 
  • Lorna M. Campbell, University of Edinburgh Learning, Teaching and Web Services Directorate - Open.Ed: Supporting Open Education at the University of Edinburgh


This workshop will:

  • explore different perspectives of open education 
  • share staff and student experiences of using OER 

For any questions please contact oer@ucl.ac.uk.