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Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn

Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn



A presentation at SXSWedu 2012

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    Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn Presentation Transcript

    • www.k12opened.com/sxswedu2012
    • What I believe and why I got involved in OER
      • Differentiating instruction is essential to improving education.
      • Textbooks are not a good tool for this.
      • Technology coupled with high quality content is.
      • Teachers and students need high quality resources that they can use legally to build interactive lessons, podcasts, multimedia presentations, etc.
      • Sharing is good.
    • What is OER?
      • Digital, free, and OPEN for anyone to use, modify, and redistribute
      • Tools, content, and implementation resources
      • For teachers, students, and lifelong learners
    • How is OER relevant to education?
      • Suitable for “remixing” for differentiation
        • Examples
      • Increases equity
      • FREE
      • Modelling 21 st century skills (copyright)
      • Wise use of public funds
    • Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use
    • Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use Copyright with open licenses - some rights reserved
      • Attribution (BY) ▪ Non-commercial (NC) ▪
      • No derivatives (ND) ▪ Copyleft - Share-Alike (SA) ‏
      • Recommended for education:
      • CC BY
      • Creative Commons:
        • CC BY – You can use however you want; just cite the source.
        • CC BY SA – You can use however you want, but you must cite the source AND license your work under a sharing license.
        • CC BY NC – You can use only if it is noncommercial (you can’t charge $); cite the source.
        • CC BY ND – You can use the work but you can’t change it or put it into a bigger work; also cite the source.
      • Others:
      • GFDL – Share-alike license used by Wikipedia and others.
      • Public domain – not copyrighted; you can use however you like.
      • Custom licenses (e.g. morguefile and Teacher’s Domain) ‏
    • Citing Sources
      • ALWAYS cite sources
      • Can be under the image or at the end in credits
      • Screen names are ok
      • (optional) Include source URL
    • More Formal Citation Formats
      • MLA Author’s name, the name of the work, publication/site, the date of creation, and the medium of publication Bronayur. “Hershey, PA sign.” Wikipedia, Jan. 9, 2007. JPG file.
      • APA Name of the organization, followed by the date. In brackets, provide a brief explanation of what type of data is there and in what form it appears. Finally, provide the project name and retrieval information. Hershey, PA sign. (Jan. 9, 2007). [Photo of Hershey, PA sign, JPG]. Wikipedia . Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hershey_Pennsylvania_1.JPG
    • Where to find the best OER
      • http://content.k12opened.com
    • Conversion Tools
      • Zamzar.com
      • YouConvertIt.com
    • How You Can Open License Your Own Work
      • Just write “licensed under Creative Commons CC BY” on the work
      • Use the Creative Commons “License Your Work” tool
        • Will provide you with artwork
        • Optional code you can put on a web site with metadata that can be accessed by search engines
    • How You Can Contribute
      • If you publish something you are willing to share, open license it.
      • Post photos (to Flickr or elsewhere) with an open license.
      • Publish on an open platform like Wikispaces.
      • If you see a mistake on a wiki like Wikipedia, FIX IT!
      • Tell three people you know about open content and Creative Commons
      • Thank you.
      • Karen Fasimpaur
      • [email_address]
      Title screen image credits: Linux computer lab – Michael Surran Linux penguin - Larry Ewing <lewing@isc.tamu.edu> with the GIMP Books - Tizzie Globe – NASA Cloud background - Anca Mosoiu Opening music credits: &quot;Ode To Joy“ by Pitx &quot;Hollywood Picture Book (feat Calendar Girl and Kaer Trouz)“ by vo1k1 &quot;Maybe July“ by Pitx &quot;Skylined“ by RavenTM &quot;Where Do Feelings Come From? (Cookies & Milk Mix)“ by Anchor Méjans &quot;Matter of Time (Scott's Knife and Fork Edit)“ by scottaltham &quot;Everyday Choices“ by rewired