“ Getting Switched ON! Open Nottingham, removing barriers for re-use and sharing ” Andy Beggan Head of Learning Technology...
Outline of presentation <ul><li>About Nottingham </li></ul><ul><li>About Open Nottingham </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging re-...
About Nottingham <ul><li>Research led institution </li></ul><ul><li>Student numbers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40,000 students ...
What is Open Nottingham? <ul><li>U-Now – OCW/OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of ...
Encouraging re-use & sharing <ul><li>In a recent staff survey the main  benefits  cited for publishing OER were: </li></ul...
1. Time constraints
<ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners...
Open Nottingham Support <ul><li>Open Learning Support Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Promote new tools/services (e.g. XPERT) </...
Digital Literacy Workshop <ul><li>Aim: to inform and promote re-use of OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover or source Creati...
2. Copyright infringement  3. Ownership and legal barriers
Staff survey
XPERT <ul><li>X erte  P ublic  E -learning  R eposi T ory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 60,000 resources </li></ul></ul><ul><...
 
Where next? <ul><li>Open for learning workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish RLO openly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Notti...
<ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/   http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert
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  1. 1. “ Getting Switched ON! Open Nottingham, removing barriers for re-use and sharing ” Andy Beggan Head of Learning Technology The University of Nottingham Steve Stapleton, Alison Johnson BERLiN Project Team ALT-C 8 th Sept 2010
  2. 2. Outline of presentation <ul><li>About Nottingham </li></ul><ul><li>About Open Nottingham </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging re-use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Removing barriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Literacy programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End-user feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Nottingham <ul><li>Research led institution </li></ul><ul><li>Student numbers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40,000 students (postgrad and undergrad) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6,000 international (130 countries) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Six campuses (inc. China and Malaysia) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning Technology Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Engagement Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VLEs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Innovation Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-learning development (Xerte) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Learning </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Open Nottingham? <ul><li>U-Now – OCW/OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of OCWC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visitors up 67% Q1 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HEA/JISC funded through BERLiN project 2009/10 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Nottingham </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open source tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open learning support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U-Now </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iTunesU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube Edu </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OER discovery & re-use </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Encouraging re-use & sharing <ul><li>In a recent staff survey the main benefits cited for publishing OER were: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancing University reputation (73%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing best practice (72%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting students without formal access to HE (66%) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Whereas the main barriers were: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time constraints (65%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fear over copyright infringement (58%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership and legal barriers (43%) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Time constraints
  7. 7. <ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Open Nottingham Support <ul><li>Open Learning Support Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Promote new tools/services (e.g. XPERT) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides support and advice </li></ul><ul><li>Upload and cataloguing within OER repository </li></ul><ul><li>Workflows to facilitate publication </li></ul><ul><li>Resources can be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sent to team directly by email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submitted online via U-Now website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School based initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Digital Literacy Workshop <ul><li>Aim: to inform and promote re-use of OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover or source Creative Commons educational resources and images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use and attribute creative commons resources appropriately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore the process and licences involved in creating and publishing OERs as well as their own attitudes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Run 3 times so far… </li></ul><ul><li>Optional module on PGCHE from 2010-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Open for Learning RLO </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2. Copyright infringement 3. Ownership and legal barriers
  11. 11. Staff survey
  12. 12. XPERT <ul><li>X erte P ublic E -learning R eposi T ory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 60,000 resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 3,000 feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UK JISC funded under rapid innovation programme </li></ul><ul><li>To progress the vision of a distributed architecture of e-learning resources for sharing and re-use </li></ul><ul><li>Based on Xerte Online Toolkits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nottingham.ac.uk/xerte </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert/ </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Where next? <ul><li>Open for learning workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish RLO openly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Nottingham Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Update of U-Now </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting staff contributions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>School based approaches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Release of module handbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to University website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to prospectuses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reward and recognition? </li></ul><ul><li>OER Africa </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/ http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert
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