E107 Open Education Practice and Potential: Session 2

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Session 2 for Education E-107, Open Education Practice and Potential, Spring 2011 (Harvard University Extension) taught by M.S. Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu.

Session 2 for Education E-107, Open Education Practice and Potential, Spring 2011 (Harvard University Extension) taught by M.S. Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu.

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  • 1. EDUC E-107Spring 2011Unless otherwise specified, Copyright 2011, Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu.Unless otherwise specified this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 UnitedStates License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/).Cite as: Kumar, V. & Muramatsu, B. (2011). Open Education” Practice and Potential. 1
  • 2.   Recap ◦  Logistics and expectations, news, glossary, new student introductions, News  Review student interests (Assignment 0)  Continue discussing open education in a historical context (and Assignment 1)  Next Week ◦  Assignment 2 and David Wiley 2
  • 3.   We’ve designed the course seminar-style  Participate in the discussions, in class, etc.  We want this to be an enjoyable experience ◦  Be professional, but keep it light  One of the aspects of open is the idea of collaboration and sharing ◦  We’re trying to include your input into each class ◦  We’re going to try and improve what we do during the course ◦  If you have any suggestions, please share them ◦  To help us improve the experience for everyone, we’re moving up assignment due dates to Monday 11:59pm 3
  • 4.   Nearly finalized  2 In-Person Guest Speakers ◦  Steve Carson, MIT OpenCourseWare, 2/24 ◦  Mike Smith, Public Policy, 3/31 Please consider joining us on 3/31 for Mike Smith 4
  • 5.   Success is when you have internalized open education in a very personal way  …in what you do on a day-to-day basis  …in ways you want to make change, in your job, your organization or the world-at- large 5
  • 6.   Follow OpenEducationNews.org  Setup Google Alert for “Open Education”, “Open Education Resources”, OpenCourseWare 6
  • 7.   OCW => OpenCourseWare ◦  Typically in the style of MIT OCW with published courses  OER => Open Educational Resources ◦  Includes more types of resources  LMS => Learning Management System ◦  Typically technology to support course administration, and dissemination of materials (they can be much more but usually aren’t) ◦  Examples: iSites (which hosts the class website), Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai  CC => Creative Commons ◦  Set of licenses that permit reuse, also a movement 7
  • 8.   Introduce yourselves ◦  What’s your background? ◦  What do you hope to get from the class? Is there something you are specifically interested in? ◦  What’s one thing interesting thing about yourself to help us get to know you better? 8
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  • 10.   Building a new building  Implications for the publishing industry  Implications for science and math education  Access and quality 10
  • 11.   “How can I…improve my students’ experience today but to also prepare them for college?”  “I hope to…[understand] the concepts and pedagogical approaches to educational delivery.” ◦  Guest speakers on designing Open curriculum, courses and course materials Source: E107 Students. (2011). Assignment 0 Responses. Open Education Practice and Potential. Spring 2011. 11
  • 12.   “…help design and improve educational activities for outreach programs”  “I hope to…learn about…methods in which I can apply it to science education.”  “…teaching practices that can make me more effective as an educator” ◦  Midterm and final projects are designed to develop personal action plans Source: E107 Students. (2011). Assignment 0 Responses. Open Education Practice and Potential. Spring 2011. 12
  • 13.   “Does Open CourseWare promote learning for the sake of learning?” ◦  Guest speaker from MIT OCW: Uses of MIT OCW, and others  “Will people ever look at these courses as being at par with formal degrees?” ◦  Guest speaker from P2PU (and others Kaplan, Scholastic, Nixty) Source: E107 Students. (2011). Assignment 0 Responses. Open Education Practice and Potential. Spring 2011. 13
  • 14.   “What [do] people mean when they talk about the open education ‘movement.’” ◦  Guest speakers from K-12, higher education and international perspectives Source: E107 Students. (2011). Assignment 0 Responses. Open Education Practice and Potential. Spring 2011. 14
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  • 16.   Open Education is not new ◦  Primarily access to education opportunity ◦  “University without walls”, “Universities without borders” ◦  Not just formal education at traditional colleges and universities 16
  • 17.   Enablers (supply side) ◦  The technology enables much: Internet/Web, communications and networking, digital nature of content ◦  Open Source Software movement  Large problems in education (demand side) ◦  Old problems still persist: access, opportunity ◦  New problems: demography, domains of study ◦  Changing expectations ◦  Inadequacies of existing practice  Open education has become central to the discourse to address the problems 17
  • 18.   What has changed in… ◦  Technology ◦  Demographics ◦  social norms and expectations …that gives a different flavor to Open Education today? 18
  • 19. Generation Y PerspectivesSource: ashwinl (Poster) (2008). Generation Y Perspectives. [Slides] Retrievedfrom http://www.slideshare.net/ashwinl/nasa-geny-perspectives 19
  • 20.   Open Educational Resources Movement  Creative Commons  Consortia and National Movements 20
  • 21.   Many said that they now think of open education more broadly  You identified… ◦  A number of difficult issues with how organizations approach education and the enablers and barriers to open education ◦  The competing agendas and issues  Open education is being seen as synonymous with online education  Is open education about the content, or the experience, or something else? 21
  • 22.   What are 3 characteristics of quality in traditional education settings? ◦  Which of these are different when you think about open education?  What are criteria that define Open Education? 22
  • 23.   If you could pick one problem in education today that open education could help substantially address, what would it be? 23
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  • 25.   Assignment 2 is a two-part assignment: ◦  “Open education is…”   Define open education in the context of your interests or with respect to big problems in education ◦  What are three key characteristics of learning and learners in the 21st century?  David Wiley is our guest speaker ◦  http://davidwiley.org/ 25
  • 26. 26 flickr/pr0teins All Rights Reserved. Used with permission.