Date: 12 June 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 15:00 – 16:30 Hong Kong time, (07:00 – 08:30 GMT)
Video Replay: WVX Format
Speakers: Prof. Fred Mulder (Presentation Slides)
UNESCO/ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources, former Rector OUNL, Chair EADTU’s OpenupEd MOOCs initiative

Mr. Abel Caine (Presentation Slides)
UNESCO Programme Specialist, Open Educational Resources

Mr. Darco Jansen (Presentation Slides)
OpenupEd Coordinator, EADTU

Facilitator: Dr. Li Kam Cheong
Secretary-General, AAOU
Reference materials: OpenupEd
Why OpenupEd and Why Globalizing?
Discussion questions: –  How ‘open’ can ‘Open Education’ be?
–  What is the relation with the OUs tradition and missions?
–  Are MOOCs to be ignored by OUs, a threat, an opportunity, or a must?
–  OpenupEd, the first and so-far only pan-European MOOCs initiative, undertaken by EADTU
(European Association of Distance Teaching Universities): why, what, and how?
–  Short preview on the next web conference ‘OpenupEd globalized?
–  What could Asia, its Open Universities and AAOU do?