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High-Level Executive Workshop (for Presidents, Rectors & VCs of OUs only)
AAOU Executive Committee Meeting
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High-Level Executive Workshop on MOOCs
for Presidents, Rectors, Vice-Chancellors of Asian Open Universities only

Date:   27 October 2014
Time:   1:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Venue:   D0309, Jubilee College, OUHK, 81 Chung Hau Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Key facilitators
Professor Fred Mulder   UNESCO/ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources;
former Rector, OUNL; Chair, EADTU’s OpenupEd MOOCs initiative
Mr Abel Caine   UNESCO Programme Specialist, Open Educational Resources

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Registration
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Welcome and goals of the Workshop
Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong, AAOU and OUHK President
Introduction and opening remarks
Dr K C Li, AAOU Secretary-General
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm MOOCs scenarios for OUs in a global context
How to respond to OER, MOOCs, and Open(ing up) Education as global movements?

Prof. Fred Mulder and Mr Abel Caine
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Q&A and Discussion
Moderated by Dr K C Li
3:15 pm – 3:35 pm OpenupEd MOOCs in Europe: Characteristics / state of play
Prof. Fred Mulder
3:35 pm – 4:05 pm Q&A and Discussion
Moderated by Dr K C Li
4:05 pm – 4:30 pm Coffee and tea break
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Spotlight on MOOCs Initiatives of Asian OUs
Presentations by invited speakers (5 minutes + Q&A time per presentation):
Prof. Tsuneo Yamada, The Open University of Japan
Prof. Tae-rim Lee, Korea National Open University
5:15 pm – 5:45 pm Globalizing OpenupEd in Asia and a role for AAOU?
Discussion — moderated by Dr K C Li and Prof. Fred Mulder
5:45 pm – 6:05 pm From workshop to work plan?
Wrap-up — moderated by Mr Abel Caine
6:05 pm – 6:15 pm Closing
Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong and Prof. Fred Mulder
  Dinner at Star of Canton, Tsim Sha Tsui