Goalswithocw

482 views
432 views

Published on

Published in: Business, Travel
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
482
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Remove subtitle Enter presenter and institution names Change date
  • Goalswithocw

    1. 1. Open Sharing, Local Payoff September 24, 2008 Terri Bays, OCW Consortium
    2. 2. Open Sharing, Local Payoff September 24, 2008 Terri Bays, OCW Consortium Universities working together to advance education and empower people
    3. 3. Your Institution was founded with a Mission to—Insert your mission statement here <ul><ul><li>MIT: Best serve nation and world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JHSPH: Improve global public health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utah State: Teach. . . so that members of the working classes might obtain a practical college education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notre Dame: Catholic social mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United Nations University: contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are a concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Your Institution was founded with a Mission to—Insert your mission statement here <ul><li>An OCW site will help us serve that mission by increasing the reach and effectiveness of name one or more mission-oriented activities. </li></ul>
    5. 5. The OCW Consortium <ul><li>• 200+ institutions </li></ul><ul><li>• ~100 live OCW sites </li></ul><ul><li>• ~6,000 courses </li></ul>http: ocwconsortium.org
    6. 6. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Recruitment <ul><li>A 2005 Poll showed that 50% of incoming MIT students were aware of MIT OCW. </li></ul><ul><li>35% of those students based their choice of MIT at least in part on their experience of MIT OCW </li></ul><ul><li>By mid-October of their first year, 95% of those students had visited the OCW site. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Recruitment <ul><li>Builds a prior academic relationship with bright, motivated students, their families, their teachers and their advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Showcases key departments, faculty and courses </li></ul>
    8. 8. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Reputation <ul><li>An OCW site can showcase areas of excellence in our university, such as name specific programs . Heightened awareness of these programs not only will attract talented students and faculty to our school but also will increase the visibility of our faculty within their disciplines. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Retention <ul><li>An OCW site provides students with the potential for self-paced review of study materials before, during and after taking a course. Such review greatly increases a student’s chances of success in both that course and subsequent courses which build upon its teachings. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Advising <ul><li>The ability to view OCW materials prior to enrollment allows students to make more informed choices about which courses and majors are right for them. </li></ul><ul><li>Likewise, advisors will be able to base their recommendations on concrete information about courses, their requirements and their benefits. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Connecting with Your University ’s Goals —Evaluating <ul><li>The ability to view OCW materials at the time of tenure and promotion allows colleagues to make more informed evaluation of faculty course design and execution. </li></ul><ul><li>Likewise, a center for teaching and learning is able to base its recommendations on longer-term observation of a faculty member’s courses, rather than on a single classroom visit. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Thank You! Visit The OpenCourseWare Consortium portal at http://www.ocwconsortium.org Contact the Consortium at: [email_address]

    ×