FLOW Educators Working Committee

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DRAFT - Educators Committee Terms of Reference

The work of the Education Committee is in support of the Open Source Initiative, Management Education Working Group (OSI-EDU-WG), whose charter is found at http://wiki.opensource.org/bin/Projects/Charter-OSI-EDU-WG-2014-2015.

1. Purpose

The purpose of the Educators' Working Committee is to support and advance the ongoing development of the Free, Libre, and Open Works (FLOW) Syllabus as a resource for use and adaptation by educators (including self-educators) into the learning plans or curricula that they design. For example the Educator's Working Committee:

  • evolves and refines the structure, supportive information, and presentation of the FLOW Syllabus;
  • raises awareness about the FLOW Syllabus within the education community;
  • solicits feedback from the education community on both the substance and form of the resource;
  • communicates with the other Working Committes (Lawyers; Technologists; Project/Organizational Managers) to advocate for the advancement and inclusion of topics as appropriate in the FLOW Syllabus;
  • engages in conversation about learning approaches and educational methods to achieve OSI's purposes in Management Education.

2. Term

This Terms of Reference is effective from 09/01/14 and will be evolved by agreement of participants, subject to joint approval (on an ad hoc basis) by the Coordinators of the Working Committees (Lawyers; Technologists; Project/Organizational Managers), and the Board of the OSI.

The Coordinator role is for a term of 1 year, renewable by agreement of participants, subject to joint approval (on an ad hoc basis) by the Coordinators of the Working Committees (Lawyers; Technologists; Project/Organizational Managers).

3. Membership

Membership is open and voluntary.

Coordinator: Ken Udas, ken.udas@usq.edu.au

Participants:

  • Wayne Mackintosh, wayne@oerfoundation.org OERu
  • Ian Dolphin, ian.dolphin@apereo.org
  • Randy Fisher, randy@developmentwisdom.org, Development Wisdom

4. Roles of Committee Participants

Meetings

Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of each month at:

  • Brisbane/Toowoomba (Australia - Queensland) / Wednesday 6:00:00 AM / AEST UTC+10 hours

We will meet using OSI Big Blue Button at:
http://osi.bigbluebutton.org/osi/  (password is osi)

Engagement/Participation

Fulfilling its purpose, the Education Committee will engage in:

  • Evolution and refinement of the structure, supportive information, and presentation of the FLOW Syllabus;
    • details needed here
  • Promotion of the FLOW project and FLOW Syllabus use in the education community:
    • Introduce new potential participants to the FLOW community and materials.
    • Raise awareness of the project and materials.
  • Receiving feedback from the education community regarding both the substance and form of the resource;
    • details needed here
  • Identification, curation, and occasional creation of
    • new content,
    • syllabi of courses using the FLOW Syllabus,
    • learning designs and sequences supporting instruction.
  • engages in conversation about learning approaches and educational methods to achieve OSI's purposes in Management Education.
    • details needed here
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