Richard Baraniuk  Rice University Houston, Texas, USA Open Education A Modern Approach to  Teaching and Learning
 
vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective create share use freely re-use openly
create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
create share use re-use freely openly <ul><li>why?   </li></ul><ul><li>today’s textbooks/courses  lock up  educational ide...
open  education create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date effici...
today’s textbook  pipeline <ul><li>authoring </li></ul><ul><li>editing </li></ul><ul><li>quality control </li></ul><ul><li...
open education  ecosystem <ul><li>authoring </li></ul><ul><li>editing </li></ul><ul><li>quality control </li></ul><ul><li>...
OE enablers
enabler 1:  technology <ul><li>Web/XML </li></ul><ul><li>common framework  for sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></u...
ecosystem –  primordial state
textbook / course
enabler 2:  new IP <ul><li>intellectual property and copyright  </li></ul><ul><li>make content  safe to share </li></ul><u...
create re-use openly use freely OER share
OE examples
 
Connexions  (cnx.org) Usage per month: 1 million unique users 45 million hits from 190 countries <ul><ul><li>founded 9½  y...
<ul><li>Community College Open Textbook Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>80+ CC’s in USA and Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
translation
 
shutouts <ul><li>Catherine Schmidt-Jones   </li></ul><ul><li>private music teacher, USA </li></ul><ul><li>music theory tex...
open education  opportunities <ul><ul><li>open access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>free on-line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>l...
OE the road ahead
interactivity <ul><li>see </li></ul>do
open education open science
open education capetowndeclaration.org open science
<ul><li>Q:  is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul>sustainability
<ul><li>Q:  is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>Q:  is the status quo sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>textbook...
software textbooks music
<ul><li>Q:  is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>A:   OE (can be)  compatible  with    for-profit publishing <...
recommendations
recommendations <ul><li>OER mandate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>public access to publicly funded education </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
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Prezentacja Richarda Baraniuka (Connexions / Rice University) z konferencji "Otwarta edukacja w Polsce", zorganizowanej 23 kwietnia 2009 roku w Sejmie RP przez Koalicję Otwartej Edukacji (KOED).

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    1. 1. Richard Baraniuk Rice University Houston, Texas, USA Open Education A Modern Approach to Teaching and Learning
    2. 3. vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
    3. 4. vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective create share use freely re-use openly
    4. 5. create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
    5. 6. create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
    6. 7. create share use re-use freely openly <ul><li>why? </li></ul><ul><li>today’s textbooks/courses lock up educational ideas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>closed formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>closed copyrights </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. open education create share use freely re-use openly vibrant interactive community connected innovative up-to-date efficient effective
    8. 9. today’s textbook pipeline <ul><li>authoring </li></ul><ul><li>editing </li></ul><ul><li>quality control </li></ul><ul><li>publishing </li></ul><ul><li>distribution </li></ul>
    9. 10. open education ecosystem <ul><li>authoring </li></ul><ul><li>editing </li></ul><ul><li>quality control </li></ul><ul><li>publishing </li></ul><ul><li>distribution </li></ul>feedback peers users learning
    10. 11. OE enablers
    11. 12. enabler 1: technology <ul><li>Web/XML </li></ul><ul><li>common framework for sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>virtually free distribution </li></ul><ul><li>virtually infinite, permanent storage </li></ul>
    12. 13. ecosystem – primordial state
    13. 14. textbook / course
    14. 15. enabler 2: new IP <ul><li>intellectual property and copyright </li></ul><ul><li>make content safe to share </li></ul><ul><li>common legal vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>inspiration: open-source software (Linux) </li></ul>
    15. 16. create re-use openly use freely OER share
    16. 17. OE examples
    17. 19. Connexions (cnx.org) Usage per month: 1 million unique users 45 million hits from 190 countries <ul><ul><li>founded 9½ years ago </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>non-profit open education platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500 open textbooks/courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10,000 Lego modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>from contributors worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in many languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>free on-line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>low-cost in print </li></ul></ul>
    18. 20. <ul><li>Community College Open Textbook Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>80+ CC’s in USA and Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>developing a suite of free open textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government of Vietnam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>developing new curriculum at 40 universities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Siyavula / Shuttleworth Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>complete K-12 curriculum for South Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IEEE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>educational outreach in electrical engineering </li></ul></ul>some Connexions partners
    19. 21. translation
    20. 23. shutouts <ul><li>Catherine Schmidt-Jones </li></ul><ul><li>private music teacher, USA </li></ul><ul><li>music theory textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>12 million uses to date </li></ul><ul><li>Sunil Kumar Singh </li></ul><ul><li>engineer and parent, India </li></ul><ul><li>physics textbook </li></ul><ul><li>2 million uses to date </li></ul>
    21. 24. open education opportunities <ul><ul><li>open access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>free on-line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>low-cost in print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>never out-of-print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>high-quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>continuously updated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>translated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>democratic </li></ul></ul>
    22. 25. OE the road ahead
    23. 26. interactivity <ul><li>see </li></ul>do
    24. 27. open education open science
    25. 28. open education capetowndeclaration.org open science
    26. 29. <ul><li>Q: is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul>sustainability
    27. 30. <ul><li>Q: is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>Q: is the status quo sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>textbook prices have risen 4x faster than inflation for well over a decade </li></ul><ul><li>publishers are pricing themselves out of the market </li></ul>sustainability
    28. 31. software textbooks music
    29. 32. <ul><li>Q: is OE financially sustainable? </li></ul><ul><li>A: OE (can be) compatible with for-profit publishing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>enables commercial entities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to add value to OERs and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sustain the community </li></ul></ul>sustainability
    30. 33. recommendations
    31. 34. recommendations <ul><li>OER mandate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>public access to publicly funded education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stop buying and start developing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>open up current and future government-sponsored educational materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>adopt truly open intellectual property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not all open licenses are as “open” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CC-By and Public Domain licenses are open to both public and private industry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>learn from others’ successes and failures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Netherlands, Vietnam, Brazil, USA + several States </li></ul></ul>
    32. 35. Richard Baraniuk [email_address] Joel Thierstein [email_address]
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