Openness Community Group

From critical IT services to educational content, distributed models based on openness are challenging higher education's traditional approaches. The Openness Community Group focuses on the emergence and adoption of open technologies, practices, policies, and initiatives, and provides a forum for information gathering and idea exchange for all issues related to the development and use of open resources in academic (teaching and learning) and administrative environments. Topics include but are not limited to free and open source software, open content, open educational resources, open courseware, open standards, open textbooks, and management practices such as open business and enterprise 2.0. This group meets at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference and uses the electronic discussion list to discuss issues throughout the year.

Group Leaders


Scott Sorley

University of Southern Queensland
Committee Member: 2018-2021