Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn (v4)
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Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn (v4) Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn (v4) Presentation Transcript

  • Opportunities to interact with your laptop or cell phone Text a message including 227938 to 22333
  • 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, adapt, 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
  • Hands On
    • Choose a unit of study and/or standard and research, evaluate, and collect OERs for use in that unit
    • Build a media set Collections of open clip art, photos, maps, diagrams, video, and audio for students to use in creating a multimedia presentation
    • * Make sure to record sources!
  • Open Multimedia – Photos and Clip Art
    • Photos
      • Flickr (CC)‏ - Advanced search
      • Google Images – Advanced image search
      • Wikipedia
      • Wikimedia Commons
      • The Open Photo Project
    • Clip art
      • WPClipArt
      • Open Clip Art Library
  • Open Multimedia – Music, Sound, and Video
    • Music and sound
      • MusOpen
      • ccMixter
      • K12 Handhelds collection for school projects
      • The FreeSound project
    • Video
      • Khan Academy
      • NextVista
      • Wikimedia Commons
      • Teacher’s Domain
  • Conversion Tools
  • Education - General
    • Lesson Plans
    • Curriki
    • BetterLesson
    • OER Commons
    • Open Textbooks
    • CK12
    • Connexions
    • Wikibooks
    • Free High School Science (and Math) Textbooks
  • Education - ELA
    • FreeReading
    • Kids Open Dictionary
    • Literacy 360
    • Ebooks and audiobooks
  • Education - Math
    • NROC/Hippocampus
    • Open High School of Utah
    • Khan Academy
    • MathIsPower4U (James Sousa)
    • Karl Fisch’s algebra videos
    • Algebra2Go
    • FlexMath
  • Education - Science
    • PhET
    • Public Library of Science
    • Blossoms
    • iPPEX
    • High school science presentations (Keith Warne)
    • Teacher’s Domain
  • Education – Social Studies
    • Library of Congress
    • iCivics
    • Perry- Castañeda Library Map Collection
    • Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
    • Teacher’s Domain
  • Content – Online Courses
    • Open High School of Utah
    • NROC and Hippocampus
    • MERLOT
    • MIT OpenCourseWare
  • 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 <> 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