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Washington Canvas Users Group

Washington Canvas Users Group
Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative in Canvas
David Lippman
Ronda Neugebauer



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  • www.lumenlearning.com Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative
 Washington Canvas Users Group ~ 27 March 2014 Ronda Neugebauer! Lumen Learning Faculty Success Lead Kaleidoscope Founding Member in David Lippman! Lumen Learning Math Lead MyOpenMath Founder/Developer
  • Kim Thanos, M.B.A. David Wiley, Ph.D.
  • h"p://online.wsj.com/news/ar3cles/SB10001424052702303812904577295930047604846  
  • Tuition is Very Political Textbook adoptions are less political Shared  by  David  Wiley  under  a  Crea3ve  Commons  A"ribu3on  3.0  license.  
  • Textbook Costs $1200 per year = 39% tuition 65% did not buy textbooks 31% choose not to register Shared  by  David  Wiley  under  a  Crea3ve  Commons  A"ribu3on  3.0  license.   uspirg.org   openaccesstextbooks.org      
  • Targets barriers to academic success using technology solutions Shared  by  David  Wiley  under  a  Crea3ve  Commons  A"ribu3on  3.0  license.   Use open educational resources (OER) to eliminate textbook cost barrier and improve student success
  • What are Open Educational Resources (OER)? (1)  Any kind of teaching materials – textbooks, syllabi, lesson plans, videos, readings, exams (2) Are free for anyone to access, and (3) Include free permission to engage in “5Rs” What are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Shared  by  David  Wiley  under  a  Crea3ve  Commons  A"ribu3on  3.0  license.  
  • • Make  and  own  copies Retain • Use  in  a  wide  range  of  ways  Reuse • Adapt,  modify,  improve  Revise • Combine  two  or  more  Remix • Share  with  others  Redistribute Shared  by  David  Wiley  under  a  Crea3ve  Commons  A"ribu3on  4.0  license.   The 5Rs
  • creativecommons.org Commons licenses provide a simple, standardized grant copyright permissions to creative work. Attribute? Commercial use? Share alike?on: 500+ million items Licenses provide simple, standardized, legally robust way to grant copyright permissions
  • OER
  • Course Developers ~ 30+ Courses
  • Discipline Teams Accounting Art Biology Business Chemistry Earth Science Economics Educ: Intro Teaching Eng Comp I & II Geography Info Systems Marketing Math Music Online Learning Poli Sci Psychology Sociology Speech US History
  • Defining the Roles Faculty! Collaborative Course Developer Course Adopter Lumen! Support Faculty Collaborations Ensure Accessibility Share with Community
  • www.lumenlearning.com Course Development Support Professional development •  Mining and vetting OER •  Identify and fill gaps in content •  5Rs: retain, reuse, revise, remix, redistribute Open Course Framework Design •  Backwards design •  Customization •  Accessibility compliance
  • Mercy  College  -­‐  (Wallace  Algebra)   Percentage  passing  with  C  or  be"er   63.60% 68.90% 48.40% 60.18% 55.91% 64.50% 0.00% 10.00% 20.00% 30.00% 40.00% 50.00% 60.00% 70.00% 80.00% Fall 2011 No OER Fall 2012 OER Spring 2011 No OER Spring 2013 OER Total No OER Total OER n=2,842 including pilot
  • lumenlearning.com/courses  
  • US  History  –  LTI  Textbook   h"ps://lumen.instructure.com/courses/204135   Psychology  –  Text  In  Canvas   h"ps://lumen.instructure.com/courses/204120       Demo
  • It’s about learning Increasing learning by: lowering costs enabling and supporting faculty
  • Interested in Kaleidoscope? http://www.lumenlearning.com/engage info@lumenlearning.com support@lumenlearning.com