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Finding and using OERs - an introductionLearn to Share to Learn,A joint conference from the South Western Regional Library...
Purpose and introductions<br />To identify some ways to find open resources<br />To identify some ways to use open resourc...
Open Educational Resources:<br />Photo credit and license:<br />‘Open’ Flickr user: mag3737 CC: BY NC SA<br />http://www.f...
Finding OERs (1/3)<br />Google<br />Yes, but lots of noise<br />online resource management tools – you can find open conte...
Finding OERs (2/3)<br />Some specialist stores of (mostly) open content<br />Jorum (http://www.jorum.ac.uk/ )<br />HEA sub...
Finding OERs (3/3)<br />Specialist search (some examples)<br />Folksemantic (http://www.folksemantic.com/ )<br />OerCommon...
Using OERs<br />Xpert attribution - http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert/attribution/<br />OpenAttribute -http://openattribut...
Tasks:<br />Finding content about...<br />Try constructing a response to a reference enquiry about:<br />Teams  - looking ...
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Finding and using OERs - an introduction. Learn to Share to Learn, A joint conference from the South Western Regional Library Service and the JISC Regional Support Centre South West. Taunton Rugby Club March 23rd 2011

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    1. 1. Finding and using OERs - an introductionLearn to Share to Learn,A joint conference from the South Western Regional Library Service and the JISC Regional Support Centre South West.Taunton Rugby Club March 23rd 2011<br />JISC CETIS, Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement, University of Strathclyde<br />robert.robertson@strath.ac.uk@kavubob<br />This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.<br />
    2. 2. Purpose and introductions<br />To identify some ways to find open resources<br />To identify some ways to use open resources<br />2<br />
    3. 3. Open Educational Resources:<br />Photo credit and license:<br />‘Open’ Flickr user: mag3737 CC: BY NC SA<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mag3737/1914076277/<br />
    4. 4. Finding OERs (1/3)<br />Google<br />Yes, but lots of noise<br />online resource management tools – you can find open content in...<br />Flickr (general search or photostream e.g. http://www.flickr.com/photos/core-materials/ )<br />Youtube (general search or channel e.g. http://www.youtube.com/user/wellcometrust )<br />Scribd (general search or user e.g. http://www.scribd.com/jarossiter )<br />iTunesU (general search or institutional channel )<br />Slideshare (general search or project user e.g. http://www.slideshare.net/skillsforscientists)<br />4<br />
    5. 5. Finding OERs (2/3)<br />Some specialist stores of (mostly) open content<br />Jorum (http://www.jorum.ac.uk/ )<br />HEA subject centre sites (http://humbox.eprints.org/ )<br />Institutional repositories (e.g. http://repository.leedsmet.ac.uk/main/index.php)<br />Wellcome Trust [some content] (http://images.wellcome.ac.uk/ ) <br />5<br />
    6. 6. Finding OERs (3/3)<br />Specialist search (some examples)<br />Folksemantic (http://www.folksemantic.com/ )<br />OerCommons (http://www.oercommons.org/ )<br />Creative Commons (http://opened.creativecommons.org/Find_OER)<br />Xpert (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert/)<br />Google Custom Search http://blogs.cetis.ac.uk/philb/2011/01/20/google-custom-search-for-ukoer/<br />6<br />
    7. 7. Using OERs<br />Xpert attribution - http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert/attribution/<br />OpenAttribute -http://openattribute.com/<br />Licensing decision tools – charts and introductory material availblehttp://www.web2rights.com/OERIPRSupport/<br />Microsoft Office plugin to Creative Commons licences http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=D1DDBDC8-627F-415A-9B0A-97362BC9B480&displaylang=en<br />7<br />
    8. 8. Tasks:<br />Finding content about...<br />Try constructing a response to a reference enquiry about:<br />Teams - looking for edu resources not just information<br />1) Intro to Research Skills for undergraduates – lecturer preparing course<br />2) Intro to Recursion in programming – 1st yr student missed class first time round, didn’t understand lecturers notes.<br />3) Someone wanting to spend three years with VSO – wanting to learn more about sustainable agriculture <br />8<br />
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