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What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
What I Know Is - Open Scotland
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What I Know Is - Open Scotland

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Presentation about the Open Scotland initiative, presented at "What I Know Is" Symposium on Online Collaborative Knowledge Building at the University of Stirling, March 2014.

Presentation about the Open Scotland initiative, presented at "What I Know Is" Symposium on Online Collaborative Knowledge Building at the University of Stirling, March 2014.

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  • 1. Open Scotland: Opening education initiatives in Scotland Lorna M. Campbell
  • 2. What is Cetis? • Centre for Education Technology, Interoperability and Standards http://www.cetis.ac.uk/ • A national UK technology advisory centre providing strategic, technical and pedagogical advice on educational technology and standards to funding bodies, standards agencies, government, institutions and commercial partners. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 3. About Cetis Partnership between: • University of Bolton, England. • Heriot Watt University, Scotland. • Three staff located in Scotland. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 4. Areas of expertise • Learning analytics • Course data standards • Assessment standards • eTextbook standards • ePortfolios • Enterprise architecture • Open educational resources • MOOCs • Vocabulary management • Metadata & resource description • Digital repositories • Standards development • Interoperability testing • Horizon scanning • Technical advisory & strategic consultancy Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 5. Who do Cetis we work with? Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 6. Cetis and Jisc • Cetis have a long association with Jisc, http:/jisc.ac.uk • Formerly an F/HE quango, now a charity owned by Universities UK, the Association of Colleges and GuildHE. • Funded Cetis as a project 2001 – 2005 & an Innovation Support Centre 2006 – 2013. • Provided Jisc with strategic technical input and guidance. • Represented the Jisc community on international standards bodies. • Supported the Jisc development programmes. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 7. UKOER Programme • Funded by HEFCE between 2009 – 2012. • Managed by Jisc and HEA and supported by Cetis. • Invested over £10 million. • Funded over 80 individual projects. • Aimed at releasing OERs and embedding sustainable open practice in institutions. • All resource tagged #ukoer and deposited in Jorum national repository http://www.jorum.ac.uk/ Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 8. Scottish Open Education Developments • Re:Source FE OER Repository • Edinburgh Napier University’s 3E Framework • Glasgow Caledonian University Library’s OER Guidelines • Coursera and FutureLearn MOOCs • Open Badges for Scottish Education Group • Wikimedia UK • OKF Scotland • Learning Resource Metadata Initiative Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 9. To make active use of technology to meaningfully enhance the learning, teaching and assessment experience across all modules. Enhance Extend Empower Adopting technology in simple and effective ways to actively support students and increase their activity and self- responsibility Further use of technology that facilitates key aspects of collaborative learning and assessment through increasing their choice and control Developed use of technology that requires higher order individual and collaborative learning that reflects how knowledge is created and used in the professional environment eg. Seminar participation Provide a discussion board for students to post follow-up comments (queries, issues that seminar to be picked up during lecture Encourage more equal engagement in seminars by having students take turns (in pairs or small groups) to produce a summary of that online, perhaps with a follow-up question to be tackled Have students work in pairs or small groups to design and lead online seminars for particular units, with guidance from tutor on their proposed topic and approach 3E levels of examples Napier 3E Framework Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 10. Glasgow Caledonian University Library OER Guidelines Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 11. MOOCs • University of Edinburgh have run a number of Coursera courses attracting over 300,000 students in one year. • Edinburgh, Glasgow and Strathclyde are FutureLearn partners. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 12. Re:Source • A Resource sharing platform for the college sector in Scotland. • Powered by Jorum. • Aims to provide “…access to a rich collection of OER content from Scotland’s Colleges & related collections of interest to the FE Sector.” Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 13. Open Badges • Open Badges in Scottish Education Group supported by Jisc RSC Scotland. • SQA formally announced it’s intention to work with Mozilla Foundation and OBSEG to: “investigate the opportunities presented by an innovative approach to displaying individuals’ learning accomplishments online.” Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 14. Wikimedia UK • Wikimedia in Scotland - Graeme Arnott • http://openscot.net/higher- education/wikimedia-in- scotland-2014/ Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 15. Open Knowledge Foundation • OKF is a non profit organisation founded in Cambridge in 2004 which promotes open knowledge, open data and open content. • Local OKFN Scotland Group established. • Regular free and informal Meetups in Glasgow and Edinburgh. • Recent topics: Glasgow Future Cities Project, Open Street Map, Open Badges, the Cabinet Office Open Standards Hub, the Digital Commonwealth project, publishing digital content at the NLS, Edinburgh Datashare, linked data vocabularies for cultural heritage. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 16. LRMI • Gates Foundation funded initiative led by Creative Commons and the Association of Educational Publishers. • Builds on Schema.org. • Aims to make it easier to publish, discover, and deliver educational resources on the web. • Enables the description of educationally important properties of resources to be marked-up in web pages in a manner that is easily understood by search engines. • Cetis leading project for Creative Commons. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 17. Open Scotland Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 18. Open Scotland Open Scotland is a collaborative, cross sector initiative that aims to raise awareness of open education, encourage the sharing of open educational resources, and explore the potential of open policy and practice to benefit all sectors of Scottish education. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 19. Open Scotland Summit • Brought together senior managers, policy makers and key thinkers to explore the development of open education policy and practice in Scotland. • National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, June 2013. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 20. Open Scotland Participants • Scottish Government • Scottish Qualifications Authority • Education Scotland • Scottish Funding Council • Quality Assurance Agency • College Development Network • National Library of Scotland • Universities of Edinburgh, Dundee, Heriot Watt, UHI, Glasgow Caledonian. • Jisc • Jorum • Jisc RSC Scotland • Jisc RSC Cymru • OSS Watch • Nordic Open Education Alliance • Creative Commons • POERUP Project Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 21. Lightning Talks and Case Studies • Lightning talks on • Open data • Open Source in education • MOOCs • UKOER • Case studies from • Scandinavia • Wales Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 22. Open Scotland Keynote “Open Education: The Business and Policy Case for OER” by Dr Cable Green, Creative Commons, Director of Global Learning. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=AjG8T1xbhEo Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 23. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? • Academic publishing • OER and licence restrictions • Joining up open practice • Quality assurance • Learners as co-creators • Change management • Preparing F/HE for Curriculum for Excellence • FE funding cuts Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 24. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? • Can openness address the government’s “Big Ticket” strategic agendas? • Post-16 education. • Knowledge transfer. • Curriculum change. • School – college – university articulation. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 25. An Open Declaration for Scotland? © UNESCO Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 26. Open Scotland Blog http://openscot.net/ Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 27. #OpenScot Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 28. Scottish Open Education Declaration http://declaration.openscot.net/ Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 29. Open Scotland Events • Open Scotland webinar hosted by Jisc RSC Scotland and facilitated by Cetis and SQA, 2 April 2014. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014. • OER14 Conference, University of Newcastle, 28-29 May 2014. • Second Open Scotland event, hosted by the ALT Scotland SIG, University of Edinburgh, 3 June 2014.
  • 30. How to get involved… • Keep an eye on the Open Scotland blog. • Comment on the Scottish Open Education Declaration • Volunteer a post for the Open Scotland blog. • Follow the #OpenScot hashtag on twitter. • Look out for webinars and events. Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 31. “The opposite of open is not closed, the opposite of open is broken.” Cable Green Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.
  • 32. Licence Open Scotland: Open education initiatives in Scotland by Lorna M Campbell, lorna.m.campbell@icloud.com of Cetis http://www.cetis.ac.uk is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Open Scotland, What I Know Is Symposium, 19th March 2014.

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