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Sharing knowledge beyond borders using Open Educational Resources: Lessons from University of Michigan’s experience
 

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Invited presentation on Jan 10, 2013 given by Kathleen Ludewig Omollo (University of Michigan) via video conference to an OER seminar hosted by the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT ...

Invited presentation on Jan 10, 2013 given by Kathleen Ludewig Omollo (University of Michigan) via video conference to an OER seminar hosted by the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT in Accra, Ghana. Seminar details: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5143351904. Editable (PPT) version of presentation with presenter notes is posted at http://open.umich.edu/node/6653/. Presentation CC BY Regents of the University of Michigan

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    Sharing knowledge beyond borders using Open Educational Resources: Lessons from University of Michigan’s experience Sharing knowledge beyond borders using Open Educational Resources: Lessons from University of Michigan’s experience Presentation Transcript

    • Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)Sharing knowledge beyond bordersusing Open Educational Resources:Lessons from University ofMichigan’s experience Kathleen Ludewig OmolloInternational Program Manager, Office of Enabling Technologies Medical School Information Services University of Michigan January 2013, AITI-KACE OER Workshop Slides at: http://openmi.ch/slides-aiti13 Except where otherwise noted, this work is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/. Copyright 2013 The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • 2007: Vision 2   Share our knowledge, Allow and train others to build upon it, Gain new knowledge in return Image CC:BY-NC-SA werkunz (Flickr)
    • 2008: Launch open.michigan 3   Help our faculty, students, staff and others to share their educational resources and research with the world Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)
    • 2008: Launch African Health OER Network 4  “When you look intextbooks it’s difficult to findAfrican cases. The casesmay be pretty similar butsometimes it can beconfusing when you seesomething that you see onwhite skin so nicely andvery easy to pick up, but onthe dark skin it has adifferent manifestation thatmay be difficult to see.”-Richard Phillips, lecturer,Department of Internal Image CC:BY-NC-SA Kwame Nkrumah Medicine, KNUST (Ghana) University of Science and Technology
    • Connecting institutions, individuals 5   “We have limited resources but because of the Internet, we can share. The South has diseases [the Global North] knows nothing about. Our materials are relevant to us and in the North.” African Health OER Network Participant from South Africa Image CC:BY tuppus (Flickr)
    • Tactics 6   Phase Three Build community, evaluate, strategize Phase Two Refine processes, develop culture Phase One Build processes, tools, policy Image CC:BY tuppus (Flickr)
    • P1: Build processes, tools, policy 7   Identify and resolve policy issues Address incentives for contributors Develop training & software Image CC:BY Sonny Abesamis (Flickr)
    • P2: Rene processes, develop culture 8   Make it easier for people to share Increase awareness of open Empower students as authors Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)
    • P3: Build community, evaluate, strategize 9   Make it even easier for people to share Catalyze community interests Partner with other initiatives & projects Monitor usage & assess impact Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)
    • Challenges 10   Myth that OER is separate from regular materials development Myth that open licenses cannot coexist with peer review or print Authors misunderstanding copyright or open licenses (e.g. adding other barriers to use) Shift from creation to adaptation Image CC:BY Phil Roeder (Flickr)
    • Opportunities 11   Millions of resources licensed – many available for commercial innovation Adaptation, translation, curation for new contexts and delivery methods Open policy movement: public funds = public access Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)
    • Explore 12   Open.Michigan Main - http://open.umich.edu Infokit - http://open.umich.edu/about/infokit African Health OER Network Summary - http://openmi.ch/blog-ahon-complete Main - http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer Newsletter - http://openmi.ch/healthoernetwork-newsletter Models and Software Guides – http://openmi.ch/healthoer-guides dScribe (Clearance Process) - http://open.umich.edu/dScribe OERca (Content Analysis) – http://open.umich.edu/wiki/OERca OERbit (Publishing) - http://open.umich.edu/oerbit Open Case Builder (Authoring) - http://openmi.ch/casebuilder Image CC:BY-SA opensourceway (Flickr)
    • Closing 13   For more info, contact: open.michigan@umich.edu This presentation builds upon slides and discussions with other Open.Michigan team members, including: Emily Puckett Rodgers, Pieter Kleymeer, Garin Fons, Greg Grossmeier, Susan Topol, Dave Malicke, Ted Hanss, and Erik Hofer Presentation by Kathleen Ludewig Omollo. Copyright 2013 The Regents of the University of Michigan. Except where otherwise noted, this work is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.