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COERLL June Webinar 1 - Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction

COERLL June Webinar 1 - Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction



COERLL June Webinar Series: Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction with Garin Fons and Nathalie Steinfeld Childre

COERLL June Webinar Series: Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction with Garin Fons and Nathalie Steinfeld Childre



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    COERLL June Webinar 1 - Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction COERLL June Webinar 1 - Finding Open Media for Foreign Language Instruction Presentation Transcript

    • Introductory NotesHashtag: #COERLLWebsite: www.coerll.utexas.eduTechnical HelpPublic Domain Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smithsonian/7996907227/Ask Questions!
    • ExploreRepositories, online communities, andorganizations as sources for languagelearning OER.Today’s MissionDefineWhat are OER?DiscoverWhere can we find OER?ContextualizeThe changing landscape of education.Wrap UpComments & QuestionsTextCC: BY-SA 3.0 NASA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA_Mars_Rover.jpg
    • Opening RemarksPublic Domain Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/statelibraryqueensland/4442673734/
    • CC: BY-NC-ND JAsper Nancehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/nebarnix/4739284551/Disruptive Innovation
    • A B
    • A Bvs.ABcdef gh2418
    • “...life is not linear; it’sorganic. We create ourlives symbiotically as weexplore our talents inrelation to thecircumstances they help tocreate for us.”- Sir Ken Robinson (TED 2006)CC: BY-SA Sebastiaan ter Burghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ter-burg/3570012810/
    • “...it’s not about scaling anew solution; it’s aboutcreating a movement ineducation in whichpeople develop their ownsolutions, but withexternal support basedon personalizedcurriculum.” - Sir Ken Robinson(TED 2006)CC: BY-SA Sebastiaan ter Burghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ter-burg/3570012810/
    • Cultivate LearningPublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationaalarchief/5679580299/
    • OER as a Way to InnovatePublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4269081074/
    • Free and Open CultureCC: BY-NC-SA sciencesque http://www.flickr.com/photos/apoptotic/2540055580/
    • What are Open Educational Resources?“a universal educational resourceavailable for the whole of humanity”(UNESCO, 2002)CC: BY-SA Opensourceway http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/6555466069/
    • Open educationalresources (OER)are teaching, learning,and research resourcesthat reside in the publicdomain or have beenreleased under acopyright license thatpermits their free use andrepurposing by others.”License Undetermined http://davidwiley.org/What are Open Educational Resources?- Dr. David Wiley (Lumen Learning)
    • Many Types of OERTeaching & Learning Materials• Open Textbooks (Digital / Print-on-Demand)• Open Courseware (Presentations, Recorded Lectures, Lecture Notes, Syllabi)• Classroom activities, lesson plans, assessments• Homework and practice exercisesAuthentic content in the L2 (texts, video, audio, images, realia)Public Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/osucommons/3529534404/
    • No cost vs. Freedom to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute.Of the vast number of online resourcesaccessible for free; few are actually Open.Free vs. OpenCC: BY-NC CodyHoffman http://www.flickr.com/photos/thepinklemon/3876034684/
    • graphicfrom:DavidWiley-iteratingtowardopennessFree vs. Open
    • The 4RsCC: BY Ivan Zuber http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivanzuber/2776100984/ReuseReviseRemixRedistributeuse the content in its unaltered / verbatim form.adapt, adjust, modify, improve, or alter (translate).combine the original or revised content withanother OER to create something new.share copies of the original content, yourrevisions, or your remixes with others.
    • All Rights ReservedC
    • CopyrightCopyright protects your creativity againstuses you don’t consent to.CC: BY-NC-SA Great Beyond http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonyjcase/7483795014/
    • exclusive right to:• make copies• distribute, share, sell• perform or display in public• make derivative works (adaptations,translations, supplemental materials)• distribute, share, sell, and copyderivative works• license others to do those thingsCopyright limits the 4RsCopyrightPublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationaalarchief/3915529903/
    • CopyrightArtWritingsMusicMovies
    • remember the earlierdefinition by UNESCO?“to promote the Progressof Science and usefulArts, by securing for alimited Time to Authorsand Inventors theexclusive Right to theirrespective Writings andDiscoveries."Purpose of Copyright?Public Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4727525216/- From The U.S. Constitution
    • “to promote the Progressof Science and usefulArts, by securing fora limited Time toAuthors and Inventorsthe exclusive Right totheir respective Writingsand Discoveries."Purpose of Copyright?Public Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4727525216/- From The U.S. Constitution“seriously. Maybe 150 yearsbefore I can use this photo?”
    • CCSome Rights Reserved
    • Benefits of Open Licenses
    • Benefits of Open LicensesUsers allowed to:• Copy & distribute (don’t have to askpermission from the copyright holder)• Legally download and publish(don’t have to rely just on linking)• Adapt and customize the material(in most cases)CC: BY-NC DoimSioraf http://www.flickr.com/photos/cleanslatephotography/7899423426/
    • Why Use OER at All?Make mere possibilities a reality.thoughts shared by our friends at Open Tapestry
    • What if instruction was contextualized in the real events ofthe world and professional discourse?What if learners were asked to do their work in the open webwhere peers, mentors, and practitioners could encouragelearners, and where learners could develop a digital identity?What if learners were encouraged to connect their learning withcontent being produced by practitioners in their area of study?What if we encouraged a more organic approach to education,where instead of simply trying to make students learn, we weremore focused on finding ways to create the conditions forgrowth and improvement?What if students and teachers were connected to othersdedicated to the idea of creating resources and developingsolutions that could help students, teachers, and others createpersonalized learning curriculums?Why Use OER at All?CC: BY-NC CRASH:candy http://www.flickr.com/photos/crash-candy/2310618299/
    • Searching & Finding OERwww.creativecommons.org
    • Searching & Finding OERGoogle - Advanced Search
    • Searching & Finding OER
    • 17 million free media files (photos, videos, sounds)240 million free, sharable photos (with CC license)42,000 public domain books (65 languages)4 million openly licensed videos (lectures, modules, etc.)The Numbers
    • Types of OER
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningNote: Materials arenot always OERLarge collection of materialsAbility to browse by languageCuration, peer review, andcomments help bestresources rise to the topwww.merlot.org
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningFocused around OERIncludes both “big”OER and “little” OERLanguage materialcollection is small, butgrowing.Cannot browse bylanguage.New authoring featuremake it easy tocontribute and remixmaterials.
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language Learningwww.oercommons.org
    • Focused on LCTLsSearching & Finding OER - Language Learningwww.lmp.ucla.edu/
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningConstantly growing corpuswww.wikiversity.org
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language Learningmanage and publish contentshare and find materialswww.languagebox.ac.uk
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language Learningrepository of contentother tools and resourceswww.jorum.ac.uk
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language Learning
    • Searching & Finding OER - LRCswww.nflrc.org
    • Searching & Finding OER - LRCsFocused on Free ResourcesCOERLL focused on OERContinuously expandingwww.nflrc.org
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningROCKIN’ RUSSIAN
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningFocused aroundOERSpecific to languageteachingInterface allows foryou to createaccount, publish, andshare your ownresources.Connect with otherlanguage teachersthroughout the globe.http://loro.open.ac.uk/
    • Searching & Finding OER - Language LearningFocused on photosGreat realiahttp://capl.washjeff.edu/
    • Searching & Finding OER - Social Media#langchat#edchatForeign Language TeachingCreating an Open ClassroomPeeragogy in Action
    • Searching & Finding OERTalk to ColleaguesTalk to StudentsPublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/7136282629/Join online groups“wanna worktogether?”
    • Challenges & Difficulties in SearchPublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland/3011974213/A lack of consistent metadata makes itdifficult to always find resourcesVarious repositories use different APIsbroken linkslack of clear licensing information, difficult todetermine if something is OER or not
    • Remixing OER
    • Remixing OERStandard office suite word / presentation tools work just fine.So do Google docs!
    • Public Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4011523181/Why OER?let’s get back to the idea of educationbeing an organic environment.to cultivate an environment forgrowth and improvement and topersonalize teaching and learning.
    • It’s Good to SharePublic Domain Content: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationaalarchief/4900465601/Create content using toolsthat make it easy to shareShare what you create; license itusing Creative CommonsEncourage others to shareSupport those who do share
    • “We haven’t come close totapping the full potential of OER.We need to help more peopleunderstand that these materialsare not just free, they can alsocreate communities of teachersand learners who collaborate ontheir continuous improvement,and that’s the real magic – in theactual reuse and remix.”- Cathy Casserly (Creative Commons)CC BY 3.0 Digital Public Library of America: http://dp.la/info/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/CCasserly_highres.jpg