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ICDE OER Advocacy Committee https://www.icde.org/icde-oer-advocacy-committee

At the 27th ICDE World Conference in Toronto, October 2017, ICDE launched a committee for the global advocacy of OER as a reinforcement and support to the ICDE Chairs in OER. Paul Bardack, the Chair Emeritus of the United States Distance Learning Association, serves as the first Chairperson of the Committee, that works to increase global recognition of OER; and to provide policy support for the uptake, use and reuse of OER.

Committee members

All members of the ICDE Advocacy Committee are appointed Ambassadors for the global advocacy of OER for a limited term until end 2019. A smaller group of the members form a core group that works more closely with the chair to facilitate the activities of the Committee and its members:

Core group members:

  • Mark Brown, Office of the Vice President, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Ebba Ossiannilsson, Consultant and VP, Swedish Assocation of Distance Education (SADE), Sweden
  • Cable Green, Lead OER, Creative Commons, USA

Other Advocacy Committee members:

  • Cengiz Hakan Aydin, Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Paul Bacsich, Director and Senior Consultant, Matic Media and Sero Consulting, United Kingdom
  • Chandra Shekhar Dubey, Director, Campus of Open Learning, Dehli University, India
  • James Glapa-Glossklag, Dean and Treasurer of the Board, College of the Canyons and Open Education Consortium, USA
  • Dhaneswar Harichandan, Director, Institute of Distance and Open Learning, University of Mumbai, India
  • Gary Matkin, Dean of Continuing Education, UC-Irvine California, USA
  • Jean-Marc Meunier, President and VP, FIED and University of Paris VIII Vincennes – St-Denis, France
  • Valerie Peachey, Professor in Open Education, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Xiangyang Zhang, Open University of Jiangsu, China