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Open but not Free: Invisible Labour in Open Scholarship

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Open but not Free: Invisible Labour in Open Scholarship

Time: October 24, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm
Country: Canada
Street: Harbour Centre, Rm 7000, 555 W Hastings St
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
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Event Type: panel, discussion
Organized By: BCIT, SFU, UBC, UFV, Langara College, KPU
Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2018

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In recent years, the open scholarship movement has gained momentum by aiming to fundamentally transform how knowledge is created and shared. Making open access, open data, and open education the default in higher education promises to remove barriers to learning and make knowledge as broadly accessible as possible. In practice, though, the rise of open scholarship has resulted in new challenges for practitioners and stakeholders working within a system in transition.

To what extent do the adoption of open practices and policies in higher education currently rely on invisible labour? And what may be the impact on the sustainability of the movement? Who is able to participate? Who may be excluded? How can open practitioners and stakeholders work together to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion are prioritized in the design of new and sustainable systems for scholarly research and teaching?

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