Introduction to Open Education by Anka Mulder
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Presentation of Anka Mulder for the Open Education Event in Delft on March 7th 2012. More information about the event:

Presentation of Anka Mulder for the Open Education Event in Delft on March 7th 2012. More information about the event:



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  • 2020: No fixed course schedule
  • 2020: Virtual and life blended
  • Choice: from 14 Dutch universities: choice of hundredsVirtual and life blended: students don’t see difference between virtual and life contactsBuild your own program: Student can build own programme (learning path) by including courses from top universitiesInternational project groups: student will have lots of international project groups with students from difference universities and difference backgroundOnline education is normal: online education is no longer seen as ‘second-best’Learning through gaming: Gaming is a common part of the curriculumNo fixed course schedule: due to the online nature of education, there can be much more flexibility for studentsLecture online: lectures will be shorter (max 20min) and be online. Time in classroom is spend on more active learning methodsCampus is social meeting place: the campus is the place to meet, discuss, collaborate with other students and instructorsStudy books almost free: study books will be digital and much cheaper. They can be based on open content, so no high fees for publishers

Introduction to Open Education by Anka Mulder Introduction to Open Education by Anka Mulder Presentation Transcript

  • open Anka Mulder President OpenCourseWare Consortium Secretary General Delft University of Technology
  • open1. Open Education● OpenCourseWare Consortium● What is Open Education?● Why Open Education Week?2. Challenges in Higher Education● Impact of OpenEd● Life of a student in 2020
  • open
  • open Mission to advance formal and informal learning through the worldwide sharing and use of free, open, high-quality education materials organized as courses.
  • Over 260 institutions and organizationsworldwide supporting open sharing in education open
  • open
  • open 25000 21,056 20000 18,135 16,574 15,885 16,123 15000 10,550 10000 7,591 6,023 5000 4,634 3,845 3,188 1,747 995 1,306 511 550 760 0
  • open open licensing open data open source open teaching open content open assessment open courseware open learning open access open policy open science open educational resources
  • open webinars 150 organisations participating videos more than 50 live events documents discussions resources FAQ links to events around the world
  • open
  • open● Middle Ages • Source of information = professor● Book printing • Source of information = university● Digital age • Source of information = internet
  • open Picture by Hans Schleimer, University Library of Graz
  • open● Example: history of Dutch cuisine● Results 1 - 18 of about 4,920,000 for history of dutch cuisine. (0.19 seconds)
  • open • Context: explanation, interpretation of information • Social interaction • Feedback, examination • Reputation • Accreditation
  • B. Governments’ Expectations Change: open Student numbers are growing Versus less government funding available International competition for talent Bridging the gap between secondary and higher education Life Long Learning: necessary for a competitive economy How to make use of the possibilities of the digital ageCC-BY-NC:
  • open● Teach more students● For a lower price● Increase quality of education● Teach high school graduates as well as life long learners● Be globally competitive
  • open CC-BY-NC-SA flickr/com/heycoach
  • ● Motivation ● I want education to be interesting &open motivating ● Any time, any place ● I am a life long learner ● I want to combine education & work ● Access ● There are millions of me ● I cannot afford Higher Education
  • open● Higher education changes● Open Education seems to have an obvious role
  • open What can Open Education do?
  • open Stanford University – AI Course – 160.000 students - worldwide
  • open Communities of thousands of self learners, studying OCW together, on line
  • openOpenCourseWare in Watermanagement:Delft University – University of Bandung - NUS (photograph: FAO/17343/R. Faidatti)
  • open ● Pay $5 instead of $80 per book ● Students can highlight, take notes ..
  • open Life of a student in 2020
  • open2012 20208.00 Get up, have breakfast and 8.00 Get up, have breakfast and check class schedule check on line personal planner8.30 Cycle to university Photo: Photo:
  • open2012 20208.45 Lecture Thermodynamics 8.30 Online work with live study group
  • open2012 202010.45 Lecture Process Engineering 10.00 Online lecture Design MethodsPhoto
  • open2012 202010.45 Lecture Process Engineering 11.30 Discussion with study group via Skype Photo Photo:
  • open2012 202012.30 Lunch with friends 12.30 Lunch with friends Photo Vignola Photo
  • open2012 202013.30 Lab work with project group 13.30 Lab work with Project group and and professor professor Photo: Photo: National Lab
  • open2012 202015.00 Last minute preparation for 15.00 Last minute preparation for test test Photo Photo
  • open2012 202016.00 Taking test 16.00 Taking test Photo: nose Photo:
  • open2012 202018.00 Dinner with friends 18.00 Dinner with friends19.00 Go to student club 21.00 Work on project with student from Delft and Brazil Photo Vota Photo T
  • Build Virtual your own open Choice and life program blended me Inter- Online Learning No fixednational education through courseproject is normal gaming schedule groups Campus Study Lectures is social bookslive & on meeting almost line place free
  • ? open Global Conference 2012 16-18 April 2012 Cambridge, UKhttp://conference.ocwconsortium.orgMathematical Bridge by Christopher Chan