Image credit: "Openness is a state of mind" CC-BY Therese_LW
Image credit: "Openness is a state of mind" CC-BY Therese_LW

Welcome to OER20, Day 2

If you have registered for OER20 you should have also received the following in your inbox…

Welcome back to the second day of the OER20 Online Conference, and we hope you enjoyed the programme on day one. It was an action packed day full of fantastic content and attendee participation and we now have over 1,000 participants registered.

We had many special moments yesterday, including the virtual workshop sharing the FemEdTech Quilt which was led by Frances Bell. Take a moment, watch the video.

Today we are celebrating Wikimedia UK and the University of Edinburgh launching the new publication Wikimedia in Education, a collection of case studies from practitioners across the UK who have successfully integrated Wikimedia into their courses.

If you have missed any sessions yesterday which you would like to see, the recordings of webinars have been added to their relevant page linked from day one of the programme (open the session details and click ‘Watch Recording’).

If this is your first day participating or indeed if you’d just like the chance to wave hello, please join the welcome session at 9.00am (BST) [timezone conversion]. This is followed by

Here are also some quick reminders of how you can participate in OER20:

  1. Find out what else is on and plan your schedule using the online programme
  2. Set up your workspace and get comfortable – use the hashtags #OER20 #ThisIsMe
  3. Get to know other #OER20 attendees with a little ‘Social Bingo‘ (visit the ‘share’ page and enter the password ‘takecare‘ allowing you to complete your profile. From the site you can also click ‘random person’ to meet a new OER20 attendee)
  4. Read tips on how to get involved on our tips for participation page.
  5. Want to carry on a discussion? Visit our Social Space and check the programme for suggested hashtags for social activities
  6. If you are new to webinars or are looking for help with your set up, please see our Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Guide.

There is no fee to attend the online programme, however, should you wish to make a contribution towards your participation we welcome your support.

If you need assistance during the event, have a look at our help pages or please contact the conference helpdesk at [email protected].

Thank you for being part of the OER20 Online Conference!