What Do Teachers Want? Reusing OCW in the High School Classroom <br />©, UMass Boston photo credit: Harry Brett<br />Eilee...
What Do Teachers Want? Reusing OCW in the High School Classroom<br />Topics we’ll cover:<br /><ul><li>Summer workshops wit...
Our OCW collections
Workshops discoveries
Results from follow-up survey
Action Items for OCWC</li></ul>2<br />
OCW for BPS Workshops Overview<br />Three day workshops were held in July 2010 at UMass Boston campus <br /> Over 30 atten...
MITOpenCourseWare<br />• 2,055Syllabi & reading lists<br />• 17,531 lecture notes<br />• 9,460 assignments<br />• 980 exam...
Educators<br />MITOpenCourseWareEducator Use<br />5<br />
MIT Highlights for High School<br /><ul><li>Launched Nov. 28, 2007
Organizes ~70 introductory courses
Maps ~2,600 resources to U.S. AP curriculum
Provides materials to inspire STEM study </li></ul>http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school<br />6<br />
Tufts OpenCourseWare<br />Official launch June 2005<br />1 FT staff with support from Technology for Learning in the Healt...
Who Uses TuftsOCW and Why                       Statistics from our 2010 Pop-up Survey<br />8<br />
Ranking Tufts OCW                       Statistics from our 2010 Pop-up Survey<br />Ratings to survey statements consisten...
Consists of 42 graduate and undergraduate courses <br />Launched in 2007<br />About 12 courses added to the collection eac...
Topics Covered in Teacher Workshops: <br /> General Intro. to OpenCourseWare - What it is and why it's useful<br />Creativ...
Workshop Observations<br /> <br />12<br />©, UMass Boston photo credit: Harry Brett<br />
What parts of OCW that you saw today would you most likely use in your classroom?<br />13<br />
What additional materials or support would you need to use OCW in your teaching?<br />14<br />
Workshop Findings<br />Presented with OCWC collections teachers were not sure how they would reuse OCW materials<br />Crea...
16<br />
Follow-up Data from Workshop Participants<br />Surveyed nine months after attending the workshop, 75% of teachers who resp...
Opportunities for OCWC<br />Organize more workshops to train teachers how to reuse and remix OCW materials<br />Create OCW...
Opportunities for OCWC (cont.)<br />Create curriculum development center for OCWC  that might contain: <br /><ul><li>Showc...
Showcase best practices for using OCWC
Provide links to OCWC recommended tools for remixing curriculum
Create OCWC YouTube channel for all videos created by consortium forum for educators who are reusing materials
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  • 134 schools in the systemAnnual budget $821 million57,050 students74% students low-incomeDiversity of ethnic backgrounds in student body41% - Hispanic 13% - White 36% - Black 9% - Asian
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  • Highlight and give examples of some “other answers”What is the highest education level you have attained to date:
  • Were you able to successfully accomplish your objectives today using the OCW website? 74.1%Tufts OCW website has/will enhance my understanding of Tufts OCW&apos;s mission to openly share knowledge with the global communityWhat is the highest education level you have attained to date:
  • All share our observations about workshop: Low technical skillsLittle knowledge of copyright, creative commonsResponse to fair use – RobbinBy end of workshops, attendees said they were likely to reuseTeachers found the workshop valuable would welcome more
  • Day 2 tour of collections
  • Day 3 ? After they are trying to create curriculum?
  • Include some stats from survey here:Fair Use: Very familiar-1% Somewhat familiar-50% Not familiar-44%
  • Surveyed nine months after attending the workshop, 75% of teachers who responded said that they made use of OpenCourseWare materials in their classroomsGoogle docs ranked as the top new tool they were introduced to in the summer workshopsOn a scale of 1-5 (with 1 being easy to reuse and 5 being difficult) they gave OCWC materials a 3
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  • White board culling everyone’s ideas for OCWC resulting in digital document we’ll postHave suggested topics if not forthcoming from attendees:Embed video from YouTubeModular content units easiest to work withTips on using videosCopyright explanationTeacher section
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    1. 1. What Do Teachers Want? Reusing OCW in the High School Classroom <br />©, UMass Boston photo credit: Harry Brett<br />Eileen McMahon, UMass Boston OCW, Senior Instructional Designer <br />eileen.mcmahon@umb.edu<br />Cheryl Siegel, MIT OCW, Department Liaison<br />csiegel@mit.edu <br />Robbin Smith, Tufts OCW, OCW Editor/Curricular Content Specialist <br />robbin.smith@tufts.edu<br />1<br />
    2. 2. What Do Teachers Want? Reusing OCW in the High School Classroom<br />Topics we’ll cover:<br /><ul><li>Summer workshops with BPS Teachers
    3. 3. Our OCW collections
    4. 4. Workshops discoveries
    5. 5. Results from follow-up survey
    6. 6. Action Items for OCWC</li></ul>2<br />
    7. 7. OCW for BPS Workshops Overview<br />Three day workshops were held in July 2010 at UMass Boston campus <br /> Over 30 attendees<br /> 75% were teachers<br /> 30% of the teachers taught Science, Math or Technology subjects<br /> 25% Guidance counselors /administrators<br /> 95% of attendees had limited previous knowledge of subjects presented in the workshop<br /> Workshop funding made possible by the  Boston Foundation as part of a grant awarded to UMass Boston<br />3<br />
    8. 8. MITOpenCourseWare<br />• 2,055Syllabi & reading lists<br />• 17,531 lecture notes<br />• 9,460 assignments<br />• 980 exams<br />• 705 projects<br />Many include:<br />• Audio/video (~60)<br />• Complete texts (~30)<br />• Simulations/animations<br />http://ocw.mit.edu<br />
    9. 9. Educators<br />MITOpenCourseWareEducator Use<br />5<br />
    10. 10. MIT Highlights for High School<br /><ul><li>Launched Nov. 28, 2007
    11. 11. Organizes ~70 introductory courses
    12. 12. Maps ~2,600 resources to U.S. AP curriculum
    13. 13. Provides materials to inspire STEM study </li></ul>http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school<br />6<br />
    14. 14. Tufts OpenCourseWare<br />Official launch June 2005<br />1 FT staff with support from Technology for Learning in the Health Sciences department<br />Focus on health sciences courses<br />Sustaining member of OCWC<br />Reflection of Tufts’ commitment to open access content, furthering Tufts’ mission of knowledge sharing as part of its non-profit objective and leadership in civic engagement for global active citizenship.<br />7<br />Copyright 2005 G. Kaurfman TUSVM. From Zoological Medicine homepage." Published in Tufts OpenCourseWare (2005-2011). http://ocw.tufts.edu/Course/60/Coursehome. (Retrieved 4/18/11). Reproduced with permission of the author and publisher. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license<br />
    15. 15. Who Uses TuftsOCW and Why                       Statistics from our 2010 Pop-up Survey<br />8<br />
    16. 16. Ranking Tufts OCW                       Statistics from our 2010 Pop-up Survey<br />Ratings to survey statements consistently > 4.0 (1, lowest - 5, highest) <br />Tufts OCW has/will increase my interest in learning about a particular topic<br />Tufts OCW has/will help me supplement my existing knowledge about a topic<br />Tufts OCW website has/will increase my awareness of Tufts' academic programs<br />I have/will have discussions with colleagues about specific materials or topics from the Tufts OCW website<br />I have/will recommend the Tufts OCW website to others<br />9<br />Copyright 2005 G. Kaufmann, TUSVM. From Zoological Medicine homepage." <br />Published in Tufts OpenCourseWare (2005-2011). http://ocw.tufts.edu/Course/5/Coursehome. <br />(Retrieved 4/18/11). Reproduced with permission of the author and publisher. <br />Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License<br />
    17. 17. Consists of 42 graduate and undergraduate courses <br />Launched in 2007<br />About 12 courses added to the collection each year<br />Team consists of 1 staff member working quarter time and 3 work study students<br />78,659 unique visitors in 2010 <br />10<br />UMass BostonOpenCourseWare<br />
    18. 18. Topics Covered in Teacher Workshops: <br /> General Intro. to OpenCourseWare - What it is and why it's useful<br />Creative Commons License - What it is why it's important to anyone who is developing curriculum<br />Guided Tour of several OpenCourseWare collections<br /> Strategies for integrating OCW into the high school classroom workshop and for advising students<br /> Guidelines for reusing and remixing curriculum materials found online and for managing and sharing own original materials online<br /> Managing OCW materials with Web 2.0 tools such as Zotero, & delicious<br /> Creating Curriculum with Google Docs<br /> <br />11<br />
    19. 19. Workshop Observations<br /> <br />12<br />©, UMass Boston photo credit: Harry Brett<br />
    20. 20. What parts of OCW that you saw today would you most likely use in your classroom?<br />13<br />
    21. 21. What additional materials or support would you need to use OCW in your teaching?<br />14<br />
    22. 22. Workshop Findings<br />Presented with OCWC collections teachers were not sure how they would reuse OCW materials<br />Creating curriculum with OCWC materials is not easy for teachers<br />Most teachers are not familiar with the tools necessary to reuse OCW materials<br />Teachers need more resources to guide and support their use of OCW<br />15<br />
    23. 23. 16<br />
    24. 24. Follow-up Data from Workshop Participants<br />Surveyed nine months after attending the workshop, 75% of teachers who responded said that they made use of OpenCourseWare materials in their classrooms<br />Google docs ranked as the top new tool they were introduced to in the summer workshops<br />On a scale of 1-5 (with 1 being easy to reuse and 5 being difficult) they gave OCWC materials a 3<br />17<br />
    25. 25. Opportunities for OCWC<br />Organize more workshops to train teachers how to reuse and remix OCW materials<br />Create OCWC content in a modular way so it’s easier to remix<br />Develop tools for remixing curriculum<br />Sponsor more research on how teachers remix OCWC materials<br />Develop mobile applications for reusing and remixing OCWC materials<br />18<br />
    26. 26. Opportunities for OCWC (cont.)<br />Create curriculum development center for OCWC that might contain: <br /><ul><li>Showcase of curriculum that has reused and remixed from OCWC materials
    27. 27. Showcase best practices for using OCWC
    28. 28. Provide links to OCWC recommended tools for remixing curriculum
    29. 29. Create OCWC YouTube channel for all videos created by consortium forum for educators who are reusing materials
    30. 30. Create Teacher Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
    31. 31. Sample lesson plans </li></ul>19<br />
    32. 32. Opportunities for OCWC (cont.)<br /><ul><li>Organize Flickr OCWC group where CC images appropriate for teaching and learning can be found
    33. 33. Create teacher handouts with ideas and examples
    34. 34. Discussion forum for teachers reusing OCWC materials
    35. 35. Provide teachers with direct contact with OCWC publishers
    36. 36. Create teacher polls to provide feedback about their use of collection
    37. 37. A publishers section that displays poll results</li></ul>20<br />
    38. 38. 21<br />
    39. 39. Appendix<br />22<br />
    40. 40. Boston Public Schools (BPS) – Profile<br />134 schools in the system<br />Annual budget $821 million<br />57,050 students<br />74% students low-income<br />Diversity of ethnic backgrounds in student body<br />41% - Hispanic 13% - White 36% - Black 9% - Asian<br />23<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kristopherm/<br />
    41. 41. MITOpenCourseWareQuotes<br />“Viewing your courses has made me <br />a better teacher and I expect to<br /> be sending some of my students<br /> to MIT in part because of your <br />efforts.”<br />“Just wanted to say "thank you" <br />for the wonderful content! I teach<br />chemistry and physics at the HS level. I review my <br />content knowledge as well as some wonderful demo <br />ideas. MIT OpenCourseWare is awesome!!!!”<br />24<br />
    42. 42. MITOpenCourseWare: A Global Audience<br /><ul><li> 1-1.5 million visits per month
    43. 43. 17.5 million visits in 2010
    44. 44. Translations
    45. 45. Chinese (707)
    46. 46. Spanish (99)
    47. 47. Portuguese (95)
    48. 48. Thai (37)
    49. 49. Persian (49)</li></ul>16.8%<br />44.1%<br />20.0%<br />4.5%<br />8.7%<br />1.5%<br />4.3%<br />Educators<br />9%<br />Self learners<br />43%<br />Students<br />42%<br />
    50. 50. Visitors to Tufts OCW / courses visited Statistics from 2010 Google Analytics<br />Visits grew 23.17% from 2009 to 2010<br />Visitors came from 218 countries/territories and 20,159 cities<br />Top 10 course homepages visited<br />Basic Human Pathology, Parts I and II; Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases; Blender 3D Design; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Medicine I; Cardiovascular Pathophysiology - Human Growth and Development; Microbiology; Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology; Zoological Medicine<br />26<br />
    51. 51. Tufts OCW Faculty Contributor Comments<br />“… the final product is wonderful and I am proud to have my name associated with it.”<br />“… OCW has provided us two wonderful assets: (1) as bridge to many other campuses, scholars, and internet users around the world: and (2) the chance to work with the OCW staff whose professionalism and end-product have made our courses even better than they already were.”<br />“… I’m glad I did it and would do it again…the main reason I support it is that it takes knowledge out of the marketplace and makes it freely accessible to all…this is as it should be .…”<br />27<br />
    52. 52. Tufts OCW User Comments<br />“…Tufts OCW impacted my learning by making available other non-traditional sources of information at my fingertips.” <br />“… I think that this is a good way to share the resources of a nonprofit institution. Tufts cares about the people of the world, and shows its social responsibility to the world through projects such as this ...”<br />“… I’m a South African medical student who’s struggling with an epidemiology assignment and this information you made available helped me tremendously.”<br />28<br />
    53. 53. Ranked Top Components of OCWC<br />Downloadable Tools<br />PowerPoints<br />Projects<br />Syllabi<br />Exams<br />Video Lectures<br />Audio Lectures<br />Course Overview<br />Simulations<br />Podcasts<br />Department Offerings<br />29<br />What components of OpenCourseWare do you consider most valuable in guiding or teaching your students? (Check all that apply)<br />
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