Open Educational Resources           Micah Vandegrift        Florida State University  Scholarly Communications Librarian ...
OER is(are)• Teaching and learning materials available online, free for all to  use.• Examples:   – full courses, course m...
OER matter(s)• Knowledge is broadly                 • Useful for refreshing  shared and accessible                  curric...
(OE)Resources• The Orange Grove (theorangegrove.org)• OER Commons (oercommons.org)• MERLOT (merlot.org)• Open Education We...
Open Educational Resources• OER extend the mission and work of  educational institutions into a variety of  classrooms, in...
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Opening Up Open Access - OER

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These slides are from my portion of a panel titled "Opening up Open Access: Open Access is not just an Academic Library Issue." This presentation was given at the Florida Library Association's 2012 annual conference.

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Opening Up Open Access - OER

  1. 1. Open Educational Resources Micah Vandegrift Florida State University Scholarly Communications Librarian mvandegrift@fsu.edu FLA2012 - Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is Not Just an Academic Library Issue
  2. 2. OER is(are)• Teaching and learning materials available online, free for all to use.• Examples: – full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and other resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.• Key: licensed specifically to be used and reused. FLA2012 - Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is Not Just an Academic Library Issue
  3. 3. OER matter(s)• Knowledge is broadly • Useful for refreshing shared and accessible curricula. to all. • Quicker transmission of• Contributing to the ideas in a competitive global community. the knowledge• Addressing information economy. needs and desires of • Foundational resource new learners. for libraries as an information service. FLA2012 - Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is Not Just an Academic Library Issue
  4. 4. (OE)Resources• The Orange Grove (theorangegrove.org)• OER Commons (oercommons.org)• MERLOT (merlot.org)• Open Education Week – March 5-10 (openeducationweek.org)• Digital Public Library of America (dp.la)• Your local public library! FLA2012 - Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is Not Just an Academic Library Issue
  5. 5. Open Educational Resources• OER extend the mission and work of educational institutions into a variety of classrooms, into homes, digital worlds, vehicles, eyes, ears, minds, and imaginations. FLA2012 - Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is Not Just an Academic Library Issue

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