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OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
OER Policy: Overview & Opportunities (#opened13 11.7.13 Park City, UT)
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  • ----- Meeting Notes (11/7/13 11:40) -----Richard: Financial aid fraud.Domi: Pell grants surviving Tenure and promotionLack of policy
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    • 1. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org OER and Public Policy: Overview & Opportunities Nicole Allen OER Program Director, SPARC Open Education Conference November 7, 2013 Park City, UT Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 2. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication. Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 3. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org VOCABULARY Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 4. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Policy Rules, protocols or principles to guide decision-making and action • Laws • Regulations • Priorities • Codes Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 5. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Forum The system in which a policy operates • Federal • State Open Educational Resources Program • Institutional • Corporate nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 6. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Decision Maker Entity that creates or implements a policy • Legislators • President • Board of Open Educational Resources Program directors nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 7. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Stakeholders Entities that are affected by a policy • • • Faculty Students Colleges Open Educational Resources Program • • Publishers Bookstores nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 8. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org TYPES OF OER POLICY Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 9. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Resource Allocation Devote funding or other resources to the creation or adoption of OER Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 10. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Poland K-12 Textbooks (2012) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 11. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Dept. of Labor TAACCCT (2011) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 12. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org CA Open Textbook Bills (2012) Open source textbook bill passes state Legislature Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 13. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Licensing Inject open licensing into existing systems that produce educational materials Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 14. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org WA Grant Policy (2010) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 15. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org CA Grant Policy (2013) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 16. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Inducement Acknowledge, support, and call for activities that foster engagement with OER Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 17. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org FHDA Policy (2004) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 18. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org ND Resolutions (2013) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 19. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org UMN Grad Student Resolution Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 20. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Remove Barriers Neutralize policies that interfere with the creation or adoption of OER Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 21. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Policy Barriers • Contracts designating the campus bookstore as the sole provider of digital textbooks • Procurement laws meant to prevent bribery that prohibit the use of “free” resources • Others? Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 22. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Policy Barriers (added during discussion) • Delays in students receiving financial aid to purchase textbooks • Tenure and promotion policies often do not recognize OER • Lack of policies in areas like licensing that lead to confusion Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 23. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Useful Resource: http://wiki.creativecommons.or g/OER_Policy_Registry Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 24. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org OER ADVOCACY Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 25. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org 1. Present OER as a solution OER policy is not an end in itself. It must be a solution to a problem. Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 26. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Problems OER Solves • Textbook affordability • Improved teaching & learning • Economy/career preparedness Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 27. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org 2. Work with stakeholders Know who the policy will affect and reach out in advance. Policies are more successful with broad support. Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 28. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Key Stakeholders • • • • • Faculty (as Authors and Teachers) Students Colleges Bookstores (often influence colleges) Publishers Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 29. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org 3. Keep things simple Remember, most people don’t know what OER or open licenses are. Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 30. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Sample Message OER are free, online academic materials – textbooks, research articles, study guides, videos, and the like – that are openly licensed for everyone to use. Students can download and print OER, and professors can tailor and share them. With OER, students have access to the high-quality materials they need to complete their college education – at a fraction of the cost of traditional textbooks and educational materials. Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 31. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Jargon to Avoid • OER: say “open educational resources” • CCBY: say a “the most open license” and explain what Creative Commons is • Derivative: use “adaptation” or “custom version,” or provide more context Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 32. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org OPPORTUNITIES Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 33. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org More federal/state grants conditioned on CCBY license Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 34. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org States pooling resources and collaborating to develop more open textbooks Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 35. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Institutional licensing policies and/or reporting requirements Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 36. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Policy in the “Other” Opens Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 37. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org FASTR Act (introduced 2013) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 38. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org White House Directive (2013) Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org
    • 39. Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition www.sparc.arl.org Nicole Allen nicole@sparc.arl.org @txtbks Sign up for more info: http://sparc.arl.org/issues/o er/join Open Educational Resources Program nicole@sparc.arl.org

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