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OER's: Models of sustainability

  1. 1. OER's: Models of sustainability By Dolors Capdet February 2009
  2. 2. OER's: Models of sustainability MIT OCW
  3. 3. OER's: Models of sustainability MIT OCW MIT OCW began with grants totaling $11 million, contributed in equal amounts by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and committed $1 million of its own funds during the first two years of the project. Is supported through the generosity of people who believe that unlocking knowledge can empower minds. The MIT faculty have contributed with supplemental resources.
  4. 4. OER's: Models of sustainability Connexions
  5. 5. OER's: Models of sustainability <ul><li>Connexions </li></ul><ul><li>Major Foundation Support </li></ul><ul><li>The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>The Maxfield Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Burton McMurtry </li></ul><ul><li>William Sick </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Stewart </li></ul><ul><li>J. Thomas and Nancy Eubank </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Corporate Support </li></ul><ul><li>The National Science Foundation Partnership for Innovation Program </li></ul><ul><li>National Instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Hewlett-Packard Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>George R. Brown Endowment for Undergraduate Education </li></ul><ul><li>The CLASS Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>University Support </li></ul><ul><li>Rice University </li></ul>
  6. 6. OER's: Models of sustainability Stanford Stanford and the School of Engineering (SEE) believe that technology transfer is an important part of its mission. This includes research and teaching. SEE’s pilot program was funded by Sequoia Capital, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm that helped launch Cisco, Google, Yahoo, NVidia and many other successful technology startups.
  7. 7. OER's: Models of sustainability Open University of the UK The OpenLearn story started in 2005 with the goal to open access to education for all. The website was launched in October 2006 and offers a full range of Open University subject. In April 2008 OpenLearn reached its target to have 5,400 learning hours of content in the LearningSpace and 8100 hours in the LabSpace. The OpenLearn story started in 2005 with a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
  8. 8. OER's: Models of sustainability Yale Yale believes that leading universities can make an important contribution to expanding access to educational resources through the use of internet technology. The goals of the project also align with the University's aim to increase its presence and strengthen its relationships internationally. Open Yale Courses is supported by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in Menlo Park, CA. Through its Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, launched in 2001, the Hewlett Foundation seeks to use information technology to help equalize access to knowledge and educational opportunities across the world .
  9. 9. OER's: Models of sustainability Curriki Curriki's repository is an open source, offering easy access to online materials. Users can select and modify existing content to shape their own online course (full or custom). Has over 40,000 registered members and over 14,000 actives of learning in the repository. Curriki have different ways of funding and accepts donations individuales.
  10. 10. OER's: Models of sustainability <ul><li>Curriki </li></ul><ul><li>Content Partners </li></ul><ul><li>The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education </li></ul><ul><li>Cool School </li></ul><ul><li>EDC </li></ul><ul><li>Free High School Science Texts (FHSST) </li></ul><ul><li>LEARN </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Without Limits </li></ul><ul><li>Learnthings Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Listen for Life (LFL) </li></ul><ul><li>Merit Software </li></ul><ul><li>Next Vista for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Nortel LearniT </li></ul><ul><li>The National Repository of Online Courses </li></ul><ul><li>OER Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Road of Life: Cancer Prevention for Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Panwapa </li></ul><ul><li>SMARTHINKING </li></ul><ul><li>Millennium Project </li></ul><ul><li>Winpossible </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Bechtel Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Nortel LearniT </li></ul><ul><li>Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Microsystems </li></ul>
  11. 11. OER's: Models of sustainability WGBH Teachers Domainlink Open Educational Resources (OER) on Teachers’ Domain allow: Download these resources to the own computer or compatible viewing device. Download and share many of these with the students and colleagues in any kind of free, educational presentation. Download, Share and Remix some of these to create your own educational media mash-ups.
  12. 12. OER's: Models of sustainability <ul><li>WGBH Teachers Domainlink </li></ul><ul><li>Funders </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Museum and Library Services </li></ul><ul><li>Open Society Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Argosy Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>WPPSEF </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Education </li></ul><ul><li>The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Corporation for Public Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Education for the 21st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Between the Lions Early Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership for a Nation of Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Public Television Network </li></ul><ul><li>Vulcan Productions, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>T3 - Teachers Teaching with Technology Professional Development Services from Texas Instruments </li></ul><ul><li>NASA </li></ul><ul><li>PA Space Grant </li></ul>
  13. 13. OER's: Models of sustainability Hippocampus HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE) that was designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER), a worldwide effort to improve access to quality education for everyone. Your content has been developed by some of the finest colleges and universities in the world and contributed to the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC), another MITE project. Both HippoCampus and NROC are supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
  14. 14. OER's: Models of sustainability Merlot MERLOT is a community that has a repository with eleven types of teaching materials. It perform a selection of materials, peer review and use Creative Commons license. The Admit subscriptions and donations.
  15. 15. OER's: Models of sustainability <ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>MIT OCW ( http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Connexions ( http://cnx.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford ( http://see.stanford.edu/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Yale ( http://oyc.yale.edu/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Open University ( http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php ) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriki ( http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome ) </li></ul><ul><li>WGBH Teachers Domainlink ( http://www.teachersdomain.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Hippocampus ( http://www.hippocampus.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>MERLOT ( http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm ) </li></ul>