Insights and Tips from Open Education Experts

A number of experts in Open Education were asked to comment on relevant initiatives and share recommendations with the aim of facilitating and encouraging the adoption of OEP in the South Mediterranean region. The experts, who were identified by the OpenMed partners, are from the South Mediterranean region, the EU, and from the wider international OE community. Interviews were conducted with:

Peter Suber
Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project, Senior Researcher at the Berkman
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Jean Claude Guédon
Jean-Claude Guédon, Professor at the Department of Comparative Literature, with focus on Internet Culture, Digital Humanities and Open Access Movement,
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Daniel Burgos
Daniel Burgos, Pro-Vice-chancellor for Research & Technology and UNESCO Chair on eLearning at the International University of La Rioja (UNIR).
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Rory McGreal
Professor Rory McGreal is the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chairholder in Open Educational Resources. He is a professor in the Centre
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Paul Stacey
Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning, Senior Project Manager with Creative Commons, US. Paul helps government, organizations, and businesses
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Cristóbal Cobo
Cristóbal Cobo (Phd) is Director of the Center for Research – Ceibal Foundation in Uruguay, and also an associate researcher
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Teresa MacKinnon
Teresa McKinnon, Principal Teaching Fellow, Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology, SFHEA, University of Warwick, UK. Teresa is
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Tel Amiel
  Tel Amiel, President of Digital Freedom Foundation and Researcher at NIED/UNICAMP, UNESCO Chair – Open Education, Brazil. Tel Amiel
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Shireen Yacoub
Shireen Yacoub, Chief Operating Officer Edraak, Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development, Jordan. Shireen Yacoub is the Chief Operating
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Maha Bali
Maha Bali, Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning & Teaching at the American University in Cairo (AUC).
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Sana Harbi
Sana Harbi is Professor of Quantitative Methods at the University of Sousse (Tunisia). She initiated the team of Open Education
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With this video collection, we realise that there are many other outstanding Open Education experts whose perspectives would greatly enrich the OpenMed project. We would therefore like to invite guest contributors and experts to continue this effort, to help grow our video collection and add valuable content for our visitors and our community.

Read more on our Invitation for Open Education Experts to contribute to our OpenMed Open Education Video Collection. We look forward to hearing from you!