Join presenters Michael Paskevicius (IEL), Dana McFarland & Kathleen Reed (Library) for an introduction and update on what's "Open" for you! We'll be talking about Open Education Resources (OER), Open Access publishing & Open Data. This event forms part of activities worldwide in support of open access to information: #OpenAccessWeek is October 22-28, 2012.http://www.openaccessweek.org Open Education ResourcesThe session opens with: an overview of alternative copyright models for publishing digital content; some motivations for open licensing; an overview of open source software and open educational resources in higher education; and how to get started licensing your own creative works under Creative Commons. Open AccessWe'll carry on to talk about what's behind Open Access academic publishing, how it's already contributing to our rich information environment, and how we can support and benefit this movement further. Open DataWe’ll also introduce what open data is and why it’s useful for scholars and students. Specifically, we’ll look at the provincial government’s open data portal and changes at Statistics Canada.
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The scope of openness • Open scholarship • Open access • Open licensing • Open education practices • Open education resources • Open source software • Open data • Open research • Open science • Open web • Open knowledge http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/5535034664/sizes/o/in/photostream/
So many opens • Open scholarship • Open access • Open licensing (Michael) • Open education practices • Open education resources (Michael) • Open source software (Michael) • Open research (Dana) • Open data (Kathleen) • Open science • Open web • Open knowledgePrevious three slides from : Why open education matters in South Africa -http://www.slideshare.net/laura_Cz/why-open-education-matters-in-south-africahttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
What happens when you create and share something on the internet?Your work is automatically protected under copyright!
Online DOES NOT EQUAL openly licensed! Pixel | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/37408217@N08/5025870260/ Author: filin ilia - aliyo.hu http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en
Alternative copyright Licensing http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Minimum Total Creative Commons Licensed Works450,000,000400,000,000350,000,000300,000,000250,000,000200,000,000150,000,000100,000,000 50,000,000 0 http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Metrics
• All content becomes shareable• Copyright made explicit• New ways of describing content (and looking for it)• New ways of tracking usage• Discoverable resources for educators Title : File:Internet map 1024.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Internet_map_1024.jpg license : Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Internet Open | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/balleyne/2668834386/lightbox/Author: balleyne http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en
Introducing Open Educational Resources?• Educational curriculum, materials or mixed media• Discoverable online as they are shared freely and openly• Openly licensed (usually Creative Commons)• Can be legally used by anyone to repurpose/ improve and redistribute
Free and open source software Alternative to: Dreamweaver or hand coded web design Alternative to: Adobe Audition or Wavelab Alternative to: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acces s, Visio Alternative to: MS Notepad or Dreamweaver Alternative to: MSAlternative to: Adobe Alternative to: MSPhotoshop, Adobe Illustrator Windows, Apple OS MediaPlayer More here: http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2010/03/20- most-popular-open-source-software-ever-2.html
University of Minnesota: Open academics textbook catalog
B.C. Open Textbook Project “B.C. is leveraging 21st century- technologies and licensing to ensure its citizens have affordable access to high- quality post-secondary textbooks. Open licensing on publicly funded content ensures the greatest impact for the public dollar.“ Dr. Cable Green (Creative Commons) Brigham Young University faculty survey seeks to advance open education through academic libraries | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/6555466069/ Author:http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2009-2013/2012AEIT0010-001581.htm opensourceway http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en
http://slidesha.re/TcVC9N Prepared by: Michael Paskevicius Learning Technologies Application Developer Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning email@example.com Follow me: http://twitter.com/mpaskevi Blog: http://wordpress.viu.ca/edtechdev/ Presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/mpaskeviThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/ca/
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