Poniendo en práctica Innovaciones en Educación con MERLOT Inacap


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Cómo innovar en educación. La Educación es uno de los más poderosos agentes de cambios sociales, económicos y personales. ¿Cómo facultar a las personas para enseñar y aprender lo que necesitan hoy y mañana? Encantando a la gente y abriendo las puertas a la innovación. Dar un regalo, no una carga. El foco está en mejorar la vida de las personas, darles facultades y entendiendo sus deseos y necesidades.

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  • Open “Digital Library” of OER and Open Educational Services that enable faculty, students, staff, administrators, and everyone else to use and participate in the Community’s libraryWorldwide community of members who collaboratively contribute to MERLOT’s library and servicesHigher education leadership community which plans, manages, & finances MERLOT’s services
  • Poniendo en práctica Innovaciones en Educación con MERLOT Inacap

    1. 1. Stone Soup for the 21st Century: Putting Educational Innovations into Practice with MERLOT Gerry Hanley, Ph.D. Executive Director, MERLOT Senior Director, Academic Technology Services, California State University System September 10, 2013
    2. 2. Education is one of the most powerful personal, social and economic change agents in the world.
    3. 3. How do we empower people to teach and learn what they need today and tomorrow? GIVE A GIFT, NOT A BURDEN
    4. 4. Metaphors, Principles, and Innovations • Engaging people and opening doors • Recognizing and validating needs • Exciting curiosity • Creating the gathering place in the open • Inviting solutions • Offering personal contributions • Encouraging publicity • Enjoying the fruits of labors • Celebrating accomplishments • Saying Thank You
    5. 5. Engaging People and Opening Doors to Innovation
    6. 6. RECOGNIZING AND VALIDATING NEEDS What are the “Stone Soup” Reasons for Putting Educational Innovations into Practice?
    7. 7. HOW CAN WE MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO SUCCEED? If you’d like teach and learn with more innovative pedagogies, GIVE A GIFT, NOT A BURDEN
    8. 8. Gifts: • Giver vs. Receiver • The gift personally addresses the individual needs and wishes of the Receiver • It’s “Free” vs. It “Costs” • Unconditional offering – Open Educational Resources (OER) and Services • Appreciating Gifts vs. Depreciating Gifts • You adopt the gift as part of who you are and what you do.
    9. 9. Who Needs the Gifts of Open Educational Resources • Faculty and teachers needing better ways for their students to learn • People at work needing better ways to do their work • Parents at home needing better ways to help their children learn 10
    10. 10. How do we enable people to adopt open educational resources and services as gifts?
    11. 11. Did Thermodynamic Equilibrium Excite Your Curiosity?
    12. 12. Learning by Doing (anytime) • Learning Opportunity: – The learning resource is FREE – Open Educational Resource (OER) • Learning Outcomes: – Plan, conduct, & analyze experiments – Apply the findings to a real world problems - Design ways to have “Green” heating and cooling systems, you must understand thermodynamic equilibrium.
    13. 13. Homework Helper • Your child is learning pre-algebra and is having some trouble learning to add and subtract negative integers – Learning Concepts by Explaining – Learning Skills by Doing • It has been a while since you’ve had to do this • You want to help your child learn and have them still love you 14
    14. 14. Gathering Place & Inviting Solutions • Join a worldwide community of innovative educators using, advising, and sharing high quality teaching materials for free. • MERLOT provides you services and resources that enable you to design the learning strategies. • MERLOT’s services and resources can be blended with INACAP and other projects so… • You and your students can be empowered to teach and learn successfully.
    15. 15. MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching- www.merlot.org A free & open community for all who use, share, advise & evaluate online teaching & learning materials since 1997… 115,000+ members and growing. A free digital library and educational support services for online and face-to-face teaching and learning that is open for all to use. 41,000+ OER available and growing. A consortium of higher education institutions, professional societies, digital libraries, corporations, and other organizations collaboratively “putting educational innovations into practice”.
    16. 16. MERLOTII: By November 1, 2013 18
    17. 17. OER Services for Learners -NOW www.merlotx.org 20
    18. 18. Free Online Learning Modules 21
    19. 19. Free Online Courses 22
    20. 20. Convenient Access to MERLOT Catalog 23
    21. 21. Free Online Textbooks 24
    22. 22. 25
    23. 23. MERLOTx Connecting People 26
    24. 24. An Open Digital Library is the Pot and Water for Stone Soup • Public Libraries have been providing facilities for communities to share knowledge for many years. • Open Digital Libraries, like MERLOT, can play an empowering role by – Providing free access to educational content – Providing free access to pedagogies – Freeing people to contribute content
    25. 25. Every Soup Needs A Cultural Base Communicating in your primary language is critical for you to become personally connected to teaching and learning
    26. 26. MERLOT’s Language Services • MERLOT’s database can accurately store all characters as well as right-to-left languages (UTF8). • All languages in the ISO Standard can be used to catalog materials in MERLOT. • MERLOT’s members can declare their language skills in reading and speaking.
    27. 27. Stone Soup Principles: Offering Personal Contributions & Encouraging Publicity • Sharing information about materials and people • Contributing expertise in forms of comments, peer reviews, lesson plans, personal collections… • Contributing to online community discussions • Authoring OER – MERLOT Content Builder is a easy-to-use, “cloud” service
    28. 28. Create YOUR Course of Study 34
    29. 29. Personal Course in Accounting 35
    30. 30. Personalize My Course of Study 36
    31. 31. Personalize My Learning ePortfolio 37
    32. 32. MERLOT Content Builder 38
    33. 33. Students Teachers created ePortfolios & Tutorials
    34. 34. Why Use MERLOT Content Builder? • Export to an IMS Common Cart package – Creates OER to publisher accepted metadata standards enabling the content to be effectively presented within different LMS’s or downloaded • “Encourages” Use of Creative Commons License – http://creativecommons.org – Some Rights Reserved and Some Rights Given • It’s FREE and managed by a sustainable organization (MERLOT)
    35. 35. Stone Soup Principle: Enjoying the Fruits of Your Labors • BUILD LOCALLY-LINK GLOBALLY • MERLOT delivers a variety of web services to your own technology platforms –Your Portal –Your LMS
    36. 36. MERLOT and the INACAP Community
    37. 37. Moodle Integration 44
    38. 38. Stone Soup Principle: Celebrating Accomplishments • Recognizing contributions and excellence of people! • Editors’ Choice awards
    39. 39. 46 The Library The Teaching Commons The Community Conversations The Authoring Service Vineyard
    40. 40. Affordable Learning Solutions: An Institutional Initiative Leveraging MERLOT and other Lower Cost Content
    41. 41. 48 • California State University (CSU) • Largest public baccalaureate degree-granting institution in the United States • 23 campuses; 427,000 students; ~80% undergraduate • 1/3 of student receive financial aid from the government and/or the university to pay for their tuition.
    42. 42. Textbook Affordability Affects Access to an Excellent CSU Education • 186% rise in textbook costs from 1986-2004 – 6.1% increase per year (double inflation) • CSU students paying $5,472 per year for tuition & $1,000 per year for course materials • CSU students pay over $300,000,000 annually 49
    43. 43. • Nationally, 7 of 10 students report not buying at least 1 required text because of cost. • 79% of all students state that they would do “worse/much worse” in without their own text. High costs have multiple effects on our students’ ability to succeed and graduate in a timely manner. Student Responses to Costs
    44. 44. CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions Accessibility Affordability Choice
    45. 45. CSU Provides Access to No & Low Cost Textbook Alternatives 1. Open Educational Resources: We connect faculty to over 1,000,000 FREE online instructional materials they can use to construct their curriculum using MERLOT 2. Open Textbooks: We offer over access to over 2,250 FREE online materials formatted like eBooks. 3. CSU Library Resources: Our electronic library collections provide students FREE access to extensive resources 4. Lower Cost Publisher Content in both electronic and hard copy formats.
    46. 46. 53 Making It Easier To Find Alternative Content, Tools, Technologies, Policies, Marketing and Deployment Strategies www.affordablelearnngsolutions.org
    47. 47. http://library.csudh.edu/ALS/ Fall 2010 - Fall 2011 105 Faculty Made Digital Choices 6,900+ Students Enrolled Potential $490,000 Savings Libraries Leading The Way…
    48. 48. 56 Enabling Ecosystems with policies, leadership, business models Developing Demand with communications, training, professional development Creating Capabilities with convenient & affordable access to content Leveraging Content Providers Publishers--Libraries-- Academic Authors-- Open Education Resources (CSU-MERLOT)
    49. 49. Metaphors, Principles, and Innovations • Engaging people and opening doors • Recognizing and validating needs • Exciting curiosity • Creating the gathering place in the open • Inviting solutions • Offering personal contributions • Encouraging publicity • Enjoying the fruits of labors • Celebrating accomplishments • Saying Thank You
    50. 50. Shall We Make Stone Soup?
    51. 51. And Move the World With Innovations? Mass = INACAP-MERLOT Community Mass = Educational Innovations
    52. 52. THANK YOU Questions?