Making digital open educational resources for EAP

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Workshop presentation given at the BALEAP biennial conference (The Janus Moment in EAP: Revisiting the Past and Building the Future) in Nottingham on April 20, 2013 by Martin Barge, Alannah Fitzgerald and William Tweddle. http://baleap.org.uk/events/event-6/

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Making digital open educational resources for EAP

  1. 1. Making digital open educationalresources for EAP: Issues and optionsMartin Barge, Alannah Fitzgerald, and William Tweddle Queen Mary, University of London; Higher Education Academy and Oxford University Computing Services; Queen Mary, University of London http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Janus1.JPG
  2. 2. OverviewLinking BALEAP web resourcesDiscussing free versus open EAP resourcesInvestigating sharing & use of open resourcesEnvisioning OER for EAP
  3. 3. http://creativecommons.org/choose/
  4. 4. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LuMa xArt_Gold_Guys_With_Creative_Commons_Sy19. License to use mbol02.jpgOpen licenses (e.g.Creative Commons)allow resources to be 19. LICENSE TO USEused without the need Purposefor rights clearance. ConcernsIs the content you need Qualityopenly licensed? Technology Resources http://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tobanblack/3773116901/3. Sharing is good By Toban BlackThe ethos of education isto share learning. 3. SHARING IS GOODCan open content be a Purposesound investment as well Concernsas the right thing to do? Quality Technology Resources http://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  6. 6. • For the practitioner – Web presence; resources development expertise; professional recognition.• For the student – Preview of, access to and contribution to course content.• For the institution – Brand promotion; best practice showcasing.• For the EAP community – Materials development collaboration; sharing best practice.
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/meer/172210681/28. My community By MeerIf I belong to acommunity already, 28. MY COMMUNITYthen is this the bestplace to look for great Purposereusable resources? Or Concernswould I miss something? Quality Technology Resources http://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  8. 8.  The ‘raw’ and the ‘cooked’ Raw: Flickr, JISC Media Hub, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), iTunesU, The Internet Archive, YouTube, TED, OpenYale, Wikimedia... Cooked: uefap, Academic English Online, Prepare for Success, BAWE collections in FLAX, TTV... EAP communities: Forging ESAP materials creation links AcLits and SFL communities BALEAP, EULEAP, College Composition etc...
  9. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcmetroblogger/329854339 7. Learn new stuff By Wayan Vota Does working with other 8/ 7. LEARN NEW STUFF people’s stuff offer effective development? Purpose Or would you miss the Concerns creative thrill of making Quality your own? Technology Resourceshttp://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  10. 10. • For the practitioner – Development of practical skills in digital materials creation: reuse, repurpose, remix and redistribute.• For the student – Access to up-to-date resources: inside and beyond the classroom.• For the institution – Sustainable resources and continued recognition.• For the EAP community – Exposure to new and relevant tools and resources for EAP (e.g. Xerte and FLAX)
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/reanjos/30485 By Renata Alves dos Anjos27. AppearancePresentation can be part 54599 /of the appeal. 27. APPEARANCEThe resource looks betterthan ones we made. PurposeOverall, how important is Concernsappearance? Quality Technology Resources http://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bisgovuk/46244 73012/in/photostream / 6. Policy By bisgovuk There has been support 6. POLICY for reuse and ‘sustainable e-learning’ in various Purpose policy documents so far. Concerns Does this go far enough? Quality Technology Resourceshttp://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  13. 13. Open access and research-driven teaching The Finch ReportInstitutional e-learning strategies Moving online: marketing, distance learning & teachingChanging nature of Higher Education MOOCs Government-funded OER initiativesEnvisioning BALEAP web resources Linking to external resources Providing training in OER
  14. 14. Thank you Martin Barge: m.i.barge@qmul.ac.uk William Tweddle: w.tweddle@qmul.ac.uk Alannah Fitzgerald: fitzgerald@education.concordia.ca; @AlannahFitz Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/AlannahOpenEd/Chris Peglar’s Reusable card game: http://orioleproject.blogspot.co.uk/p/shop.html

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