Supporting and celebrating the work of educators engaged in peer production of OER.Read more "Supporting Peer Production"
A growing collection of frameworks and site templates available to easily adopt and adapt. Guidance and research regarding institutional Open Educational Practices https://oepimpact.opened.ca/isat/Read more "Supporting Open Educational Practices"
2800+ websites 2400+ accountsRead more "OpenETC Technologies"
Leadership and administration from founders and advisors Regular input and guidance from participating members and institutions Financial and infrastructure support from provincial bodies: BCNet and BCCampusRead more "Sustainability & Governance"
“The most valuable networks, however, are those that facilitate group affiliations to pursue shared goals—which is to say, networks that are treated like commons … First, platforms are us: Platforms aren’t just software applications and the companies that administer them. What gives a platform value, in most cases, is the community of users that employ […]Read more "The Platform Cooperative"
“I feel excited again for the first time in a while about a real community working together.” ~ OpenETC Member ~Read more "Fostering Resiliency with Platform Cooperativism"
“The university is being transformed by platform technologies and companies. Although software platforms have been inside HE for years, HE is now moving inside the software platform. In the emerging platform university, more and more HE services are being delegated to software, algorithms, and automation. The business logic of platform capitalism has captured the academy, […]Read more "The Platform University"
The platform economy is economic and social activity facilitated by platforms. Such platforms are typically online matchmakers or technology frameworks. By far the most common type are “transaction platforms”, also known as “digital matchmakers”. Examples of transaction platforms include Amazon, Airbnb, Uber, and Baidu. A second type is the “innovation platform”, which provides a common […]Read more "The Platform Economy"