Open Educational ResourcesMonroe Community CollegeOnline Learning DayJune 20th, 2013Kathleen StoneCoordinator of Curriculum and Instructional Design/Course Conversion ManagerEmpire State CollegeCenter for Distance LearningKathleen.Stone@esc.eduTwitter: @KathleenAStoneGmail: Kathleen.A.Stone@gmail.com
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Open vs. Free• Free▫ No financial exchange for theproduct or service.▫ Copyright law still applies.• How is “open” different?▫ Open includes free as in nocharge AND free as infreedom to: reuse revise remix redistributeImage on WikiEducator by Recyclethis CC-BYAt its core it is aPhilosophy – a way oflooking at how wecreate knowledge andmove forward as asociety.
Creative Commons• In order to easily facilitate the 4 Rs, there needsto be a common language that creators canuse to convey their wishes for how their workscan be used.• Does not take away copyright from the owner –provides you with “permission” withouthaving to ask for it
Creative Common Licenses• CC = Creative Commons• BY = Attribution• SA = Share Alike• NC = Noncommercial• ND = No DerivativesLicense Abbreviations
Finding OER: Lists and Repositories• MERLOT• http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm• Connexions• http://cnx.org/• The OrangeGrove• http://florida.theorangegrove.org/og/access/home.do
VideoVimeo• Creative Commons License search• No captioning• Can search downloadable
VideoYouTube• No CC search• Does have CC-BY license option• Has captioning/transcript capabilities• Edit in YouTube
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)c-MOOCs X-MOOC• Radically different idea abouthow people learn in a digitallyconnected and networkedsociety.• Its all about the learners andconnections not the content!• Siemens and Downes- 2008Connectivism and ConnectiveKnowledgehttp://youtu.be/eW3gMGqcZQc• Coursera• Udacity• edX• Focus is on the content - usesan LMS, automated feedbackand exams.http://youtu.be/601pU_Oib7o
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