CSU has developed a draft CSU open education strategy in 2016 to be formally considered and discussed in 2017. We see Open Education as being wider than Open Education Resources (OERs) and Open Content.
Open Education is the adoption of practices which support the (re)use and production of open education resources (OER) through institutional policies, promote innovative pedagogical models, and respect and empower learners as co ‐producers on their lifelong learning path. (The Open Educational Quality Initiative (OPAL) Report, Beyond OER: Shifting Focus to Open Educational Practice, 2011, p.12).
Open education is the umbrella term that covers everything we're doing with openness as a lever to try to expand access to educational opportunity to the entire world. OER are part of it; open teaching is part of it, open access is to research part of it, open assessment is part of it, open badges and other open credentials are part of it, open policies are part of it, etc. (Wiley, 2012).
CSU is a member of the following organisations:
CSU is already engaged in Open Education in a number of ways that include: