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  • Hanley, Christie, Glapa Grossklag Affordable Learning Solutions

    1. 1. AffordableLearning Solutions James Glapa-Grossklag College of the Canyons Gerard Hanley & Brett Christie CSU Academic Technology Services 1
    2. 2. Session Overview & Outcomes• Introduction to Open Educational Resources o What are the motivations to use OER? o What are the challenges to using OER? o How can you learn more about OER?• Affordable Learning Solutions o Raising OER awareness at your campus o Engaging your campus in OER use o Ways your faculty can author OER 2
    3. 3. “OPEN” DOORS• Open Educational Resources (OER) – Wide range of “size and shapes”• OpenCourseWare (OCW)• Open TextBooks• Open Access Journals• Open Source (Software Code)
    4. 4. Open Educational Resources: Simulations Animations Tutorials Presentations Drill and Practice ePortfolios Assessments CollectionsPhET Interactive Simulations etcCopyright © 2004-2009 Univ of Colorado. Some rights reserved.Visit http://phet.colorado.edu 4
    5. 5. OpenCourseWare
    6. 6. Open Textbooks
    7. 7. Open Textbooks
    8. 8. Open Textbooks
    9. 9. Why is OPEN Important? Openness enables us to build upon other people’s work, materials, expertise with appropriate attribution. – Openness enables academic initiatives to leverage the “Academic Way”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsimmonsonca/3285952133/
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    11. 11. OER Defined Digitized materials offered freely and openly for educators, students and self- learners to use and re-use for teaching, learning and research Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2007 Also see William and Flora Hewlett Foundation:http://www.hewlett.org/programs/education-program/open-educational-resources 11
    12. 12. OER Attributes• For education/teaching/learning• Access is Free (no cost)• Digital (and often online) enable free distribution of resource• “Liberally Licensed” – free from restrictions on use/re-use/modifications/redistribution 12
    13. 13. Why Engage in OER?Institutional Mission“The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and …. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge ….”Open Access – California Community Colleges
    14. 14. Reduce Student CostsStudent spends $180 on a textbook for a course and $30 on a textbook supplement • SUBTOTAL = $210CCC Class • 3 units • Current cost per unit = $36 • Cost of class itself = $108The textbook and supplement represent 76% of the overall cost of the course!
    15. 15. Leverage Taxpayer Funding English Composition I • 55,000+ enrollments / year • x $100 textbook • = $5.5+ Million every yearSource: Cable Green, The Obviousness of Open Policy (2011)
    16. 16. Scale Education1/3 of the world’s population is under 15158 million enrolled in higher education today263 million by 2025How to accommodate 105 million more students?Build 4 major universities every week for the next 15 years?Source: Sir John Daniel, President & DEO of the Commonwealth of Learning
    17. 17. Who Is Engaged in OER?P2PU
    18. 18. Who Is Funding OER?
    19. 19. Freedom/Permission to Use Content • Traditional Copyright - All Rights Reserved • Acceptable Use Policies – Locally defined rights of use • Creative Commons License – http://creativecommons.org – Some Rights Reserved and Some Rights Given 20
    20. 20. Web Image fromCreative Commons
    21. 21. CC License Conditions http://wiki.creativecommons.org/images/6/62/Creativecommons-informational-flyer_eng.pdf 22
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    23. 23. Issues and Challenges• O’erwhelming!• Quality Assurance• Technical Requirements and Standards• Sustainability• Evidence of Impact• Policy 24
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    26. 26. Finding & Using OER w/ Technologies• MERLOT Discovery and Federated Search•• LMS building blocks and Portal Integration – MERLOT web services is part of Moodle 2.X – MERLOT/OER Finder is part of NOOK Study app• Content Development Integration 27
    27. 27. Quality Assurance• Peer Reviews• Community Annotations – User Comments & Ratings – “Citations” – Endorsements• Authoritative Sources 28
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    31. 31. Technical Standards in OER•Open file formats•Open Source Software•Metadata Standards and Packaging
    32. 32. Policies for Guiding and Recognizing OER Use• Access to free content - Affordability• Integration of OER use into InstitutionalInitiatives- Local relevance of course redesign• Retention and promotion recognition • MERLOT’s peer review process• Accreditation Standards – Institutional driversfor change
    33. 33. http://www.sreb.org/view/docs/view_search/&keyword=1317
    34. 34. Why Accessibility Now?• It’s the federal and state law.• The digital revolution is occurring and if we do not make accessibility a requirement now, we will “enable” the institutionalization of another “Digital Divide” & another “Achievement Gap” for people with disabilities.• Every Person Makes A Difference
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    36. 36. Sharing How-To Stories
    37. 37. Making Progress at Your Institution• Works best as integrated effort o Executive Leadership, Library, Bookstore, Faculty Senate, Academic Technology, Faculty Development• Involves many decisions and activities o Library integration, training, and support o Bookstore commitment and communication to faculty, staff, and students o Academic technology expertise (e.g., IDs) o Faculty development programming related to effective use and authoring of OER
    38. 38. ALS Implementation and Sustainabiity
    39. 39. ALS Website Resources
    40. 40. Planning Next Steps• Your campus status?• What has been useful today?• What questions remain?• What is your next task so OER possibilities reach more of your faculty and students?• How will you proceed to accomplish this?• What allies can you enlist?• What obstacles will you need to overcome?
    41. 41. Contact InformationJames Glapa-Grossklag, DeanEducational Technology, Learning Resources, & Distance LearningCollege of the CanyonsJames.Glapa-Grossklag@canyons.eduGerard Hanley, Senior DirectorCSU Academic Technology Servicesghanley@calstate.eduBrett ChristieCSU Academic Technology ServicesBrett.Christie@sonoma.edu

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