Maha Bali
Maha Bali

Keynoting at #OER17: a personal perspective on open practice

To celebrate Open Education week (27 – 31 March) the ALT Open SIG is delighted to be joined from Egypt by Maha Bali for a webinar taking place on Wednesday 29 March 11-12 (BST). Maha is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. International Director of Digital Pedagogy Lab, Editor at the journal Hybrid Pedagogy, editorial board member of Journal of Pedagogic Development and Learning, Media and Technology. She is a Prof Hackerblogger, DML Central blogger, and co-founder of and She considers herself an open and connected educator, learnaholic and writeaholic.

Maha will be delivering a keynote at OER17 in April and her preparation for this has been happening through her blog, Reflecting allowed. Her presentation will offer her personal perspectives on the this process giving us the opportunity to consider how open practice supports open education. You can follow Maha on Twitter  Bali_Maha

The webinar will run in Blackboard Collaborate, and can be accessed on the day at the following link:

Even if you are familiar with Blackboard Collaborate, please do allow some time to get your PC or Mac set up and tested, taking account of the guidance on the ALT web site at

See the Twitter conversation Open education week  #openeducationwk and the OER17 conference #oer17. Learn more about the ALT Open Education SIG here #openedsig