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4 Trends in Open: MOOCs, OER, Open Knowledge, Translational Scholars

4 Trends in Open: MOOCs, OER, Open Knowledge, Translational Scholars

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  • 1. 4 TRENDS IN OPEN Christine Geith, Ph.D. Michigan State University Asst. Provost & Executive Director MSUglobal @CHRISTINEGEITH
  • 2. Greetings from Singapore!
  • 3. “Every day, MSU scientists, scholars and students go where the tough problems exist and work to find solutions to make life better in Michigan and around the world.”
  • 4. WE SHARE A MISSION http://www.msu.edu/spartans-will/
  • 5. #1 OPEN KNOWLEDGE
  • 6. FSKNtraining.org Foodsafetyknowledgenetwork.org
  • 7. Small Scale Farmer • Meet standards of domestic retail chains or larger farmers • Produce high quality products • Higher prices for their product • Trained by certified government/NGO/ university employees Progressive Young Farmer • Meet standards of domestic retail chains • Make connections with potential buyers • Higher prices for products Auditor • Understand changes in regulations • A need to be certified for their job Quality Assurance Manager • Minimize risk of compromising product/company reputation • Streamline control processes based on best science available • Minimize costs
  • 8. CREATED IN India, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Brazil, Columbia, Russia, Ukraine, Egypt and the United States WITH Consumer Goods Forum, Hewlett Foundation, USAID, World Trade Organization, World Bank, UNIDO,Tata Group, Wal-Mart, Metro Cash and Carry, Coca-Cola Designing Corporate Training in Developing Economies Using Open Educational Resources Geith, Chris; Vignare, Karen; Bourquin, Leslie D.; Thiagarajan, Deepa Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, v14 n3 p3-12 Nov 2010 http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ909878.pdf
  • 9. http://wp.me/pJlTi-82
  • 10. #2 OPEN CURRICULUM
  • 11. FUNDED BY THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
  • 12. 6 Universities Haramaya University, Ethiopia Makerere University, Uganda Mekelle University, Ethiopia Moi University, Kenya Sokoine University, Tanzania United States International University, Kenya 4 Programs MSc Plant Breeding/Crop Science PhD Soil and Water Management MSc Ag Info and Comm Management Certificate in Agribusiness
  • 13. http://www.oerafrica.org/agshare/ http://agsharetoolkit.com/ Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Volume 17:2 - July 2013 A Special Issue on OER and Online For International Rural, and Hard-To-Reach Populations Christine Geith and Karen Vignare, Editors http://sloanconsortium.org/node/407776
  • 14. “Knowing is an act of participation.” Etienne Wenger
  • 15. IWMI STUDY CONCLUSIONS • • • • • • • • Develop uptake strategies Partner for impact Capacity build Use participatory approaches Communicate inside and out Adapt to local environment Build your reputation Capture lessons learned
  • 16. #3 STUDENT TRANSLATIONAL SCHOLARS http://wp.me/pJlTi-8a
  • 17. USAID HIGHER EDUCATION SOLUTIONS NETWORK http://gcfsi.isp.msu.edu/
  • 18. #4 MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnGPohV3eZI
  • 19. “Nothing will stop the incessant march” – mooc mooc http://www.moocmooc.com/
  • 20. Food Fraud MOOC http://foodfraud.msu.edu/mooc/
  • 21. http://metroagcourse.com/weekly-sessions/week-1-2
  • 22. TRENDS IN OPEN #1 Open Knowledge #2 Open Curriculum #3 Translational Scholars #4 Massive Open Online…
  • 23. “We heal a system by connecting more of it to itself.” Paul Hawken
  • 24. NETWORKS OF NETWORKS Strategic Partnerships Community Engagement Knowledge Co-Creation
  • 25. PROCEED UNTIL APPREHENDED CHRISTINE GEITH, PH.D. ASSISTANT PROVOST, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MSUGLOBAL KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING INNOVATIONS MSUGLOBAL.MSU.EDU