Introduction To The Open Michigan Initiative


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an overview of the Open Michigan Initiative given as a webinar for the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

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Introduction To The Open Michigan Initiative

  1. 1. open.michigan and some other cool things / UW-Madison Garin Fons / February 22, 2010 Except where otherwise noted, this work is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Copyright © 2009 The Regents of the University of Michigan
  2. 2. overview projects why? our goal
  3. 3. Our mission is to help faculty, enrolled students, staff, and self-motivated learners maximize the impact of their creative and academic work by making it open and accessible to the public.
  4. 4. / find // openly licensed U-M content
  5. 5. / share // scholarly & creative resources
  6. 6. / connect // the U-M open community
  7. 7. projects CC BY-NC-SA HeyThereSpaceman (flickr)
  8. 8. > projects : teaching & learning : archives & publishing : research & data : software & technology :: more info -
  9. 9. Public Domain: Michael Reschke
  10. 10. Open Educational Resources are educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some license to remix, improve, and redistributed.
  11. 11. cool! connect learn dScribes (faculty, student, or dScribes receive training on staff) connect with copyright, licensing, OER, the Open.Michigan & develop Open.Michigan initiative & plan to collaborate the dScribe methodology gather & license dScribe publish to OER site working together dScribes gather & license their own content, then toward open solicit & license content from collaborators Class #1 Agenda roles review assess Open.Michigan team reviews dScribes identify & document material and publishes to copyright concerns, then find Open.Michigan website & create new open content dScribes we can help. Class #1 Agenda clear edit O.M team dScribes make necessary dScribes clear copyright & edits to the material, add escalate difficult issues to metadata, license info, etc. Open.Michigan team CC: BY Garin Fons, Pieter Kleymeer characters by Ryan Junell
  12. 12. why? CC BY-NC laurenmarek (flickr)
  13. 13. Knowledge and understanding are not substances that are transferred... students teacher learning happens in there somewhere? knowledge CC:BY-NC-ND kioko (flickr) See: Brown, John Seely and Richard P. Adler, “Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0” Educause Review, January/February 2008, pages 17 - 32
  14. 14. Knowledge and understanding are socially constructed. CC: BY-NC-SA tojosan (flickr) See: Brown, John Seely and Richard P. Adler, “Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0” Educause Review, January/February 2008, pages 17 - 32
  15. 15. how we learn, not what we learn.
  16. 16. The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving, and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
  17. 17. what we do at a university should be shared.
  18. 18. our goal CC BY-NC Mark Shandro (flickr)
  19. 19. Where does this all lead? > toward a culture of “OPEN-ness”: :: a 21st century education landscape where educators, students, staff, and people around the world use, share, and remix open content. :: holistic view - how we get there is important
  20. 20. How do we get there? :: faculty & students using and creating openly licensed educational media :: institutions supporting open access journals and textbooks :: developers building openly licensed software tools on open source platforms :: all parties participating in innovative teaching and learning exercises
  21. 21. We were made CC:BY Ryan Junell -> Presentation, poster, and diagram downloads