Access Copyright• June 2010 Interim tariff for 2011-13• From $5 to $35/$45 per student• No catalog of collection – digital?• No financial justification• Contentious definitions of a copy• Extensive reporting and access rqts• Objections - CAUT, ACCC, AUCC, CLA, Canadian Alliance of Students, ...• Interrogatories• Opt outs – 34 and counting• U of T & Western deal $27.50• AUCC – closed door deal $26• ACCC – $10/student
Copyright• Copyright Modernization Act – Bill C-32 now C-11• Supreme Court - 6 criteria for evaluating fair dealing• Expansion of fair dealing to education, parody & satire• Remix provision – non-commercial mashups• Technical protection measures – digital lock rules• Supreme Court of Canada rulings on fair dealing and copyright summer 2012 Bill C-32 & C-11
Social Engagement & Protest Michael Geist http://www.michaelgeist.ca Sam Trusow http://samtrosow.wordpress.com Howard Knopf http://excesscopyright.blogspot.ca
Open Access Open Pedagogies (& MOOC’s)Open Data Open PracticesOpen Govt & Open Policy
Common Attributes of Open• Free – public funding results in a public good• Access & use is explicitly expressed upfront – not dependent on access copyright, payment of fees, proprietary owner permission• Easily & quickly adapted• Customization & enhancements dont require large investments• Errors, improvements, & feature requests are openly shared & managed• Development, distribution & use is community/consortia based• Sustainability relies on sharing - resources, development, hosting & support• Users are developers
Benefits:•$0 licensing fee•easily and quickly adapted•customization and enhancements dontrequire large investments•not dependent on proprietary vendorsimplementation decision or timeline•source code bugs, improvements andfeature requests are all openly sharedand managed•education institutions can join forces toform community based developernetworks or share hosting & support•participants in the developercommunities are also users of thesoftware
Free, immediate, permanent online access to the full text of research articles for anyone, webwide. There are two roads to OA:Open Access 1. the "golden road" of OA journal- publishing , where journals provide OA to their articles (either by charging the author-institution for refereeing/publishing outgoing articles instead of charging the user-institution for accessing incoming articles, or by simply making their online edition free for all) 2. the "green road" of OA self-archiving, where authors provide OA to their own published articles, by making their own eprints free for all.
OER are teaching, learning, and researchresources that reside in the public domain orhave been released under an open license thatpermits their free use and re-purposing byothers.Open educational resources include full coursesand supplemental resources such as textbooks,images, videos, animations, simulations,assessments, …Core ConceptOER are learning materials that are freelyavailable under a license that allow you to:•Reuse•Revise•Remixe•Redistribute
OER IP, Copyright & LicensingCore Concept• Know who the IP copyright owner is (province, institution, faculty, …)• IP/copyright owner puts Creative Commons licenses on educational materials to make them into OER
Open Licensehttp://creativecommons.org http://www.creativecommons.org
Copyright holder uses open license toexpress rights associated with reuse.
http://creativecommons.ca/ March 30, 2012 http://openedconference.org/2012/http://www.opendatasalon.ca/home
North American Network of Science Labs Online http://www.wiche.edu/nanslo Remote Web-based Science Lab http://rwsl.nic.bc.ca http://nextgenlearning.org
Open Textbooks• An openly-licensed textbook offered online• Can read online, download, or print the book at no cost (or small cost for print version) Students spend roughly $900-$1,000 a year on texts.
Oct-2012The BC Ministry of AdvancedEducation, Innovation, andTechnology open textbookannouncement. This initiativewill support creation of opentextbooks for the 40 mostpopular first and second-yearcourses in the province’s publicpost-secondary system. Theopen textbooks will be openlylicensed and made available forfree online, or at a low cost forprinted versions, toapproximately 200,000 students. http://edtechfrontier.com
Open Textbooks http://oerconsortium.org http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org
Promote creative and innovative activities, which will deliver social and economic benefits. Make government more transparent and open in its activities, ensuring that the public are better informed about the work of the government and the public sector. Enable more civic and democratic engagement through social enterprise and voluntary and community activities.http://creativecommons.org/government
2012 WORLD OER CONGRESS UNESCO, PARIS, JUNE 20-22, 2012 DRAFT DECLARATIONa. Support the use of OER through the revision of policy regulating higher educationb. Contribute to raising awareness of key OER issuesc. Review national ICT/connectivity strategies for Higher Educationd. Consider adapting open licensing frameworkse. Consider adopting open format standardsf. Support institutional investments in curriculum designg. Support the sustainable production and sharing of learning materialsh. Collaborate to find effective ways to harness OER.
Q&A – Followup Paul Stacey Creative Commons Creative Commons 444 Castro Street, Suite 900 Mountain View, CA 94041 web site: http://creativecommons.org e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org blog: http://edtechfrontier.com