The OER university: from vision to reality                 By Gabi Witthaus  For Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact – O...
TOUCANS: Testing the OERu Concept  and Aspirations: A National Study            www.toucansproject.wordpress.com          ...
How do you teach 100 million         people?                           Image by James Cridland
OERu Anchor PartnersPlus two accredited institutions… watch this space             http://wikieducator.org/Oeru
What is the OERu?                    Image by normanack on flickr
Local             assessment                 and            credentiallingFriesen & Murray, 2011: http://tinyurl.com/openl...
This is… “Open Learning 2.0”: … Any  student can study any content, supported  in any number of instructional  arrangement...
http://wikieducator.org/File:OER-University-concept.png
Cost to learner:        Less than 25% of usual fees            Cost to institution:OERu - less than 0.5% of their total of...
Curriculum?              Image by Jayel Aheram
Assessment?              Image by flippinyank
Accreditation and credit transfer?                             Image by IvanWalsh.com
But will it work for the learners?                          Help!!!!!                                Photo by Erik Charlton
Volunteers to the rescue?                            Photo by MisterJamie
What’s the business model?
Many thanks to the following people for their generous sharing of information:•Prof. Terry Anderson (Professor and Canada ...
Please continue theconversation on the blog…        www.toucansproject.wordpress.com                                   Ima...
OERu from vision to reality   witthaus
OERu from vision to reality   witthaus
OERu from vision to reality   witthaus
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    1. 1. The OER university: from vision to reality By Gabi Witthaus For Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact – Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education 18/04/2012
    2. 2. TOUCANS: Testing the OERu Concept and Aspirations: A National Study www.toucansproject.wordpress.com Image by Tim Sträter
    3. 3. How do you teach 100 million people? Image by James Cridland
    4. 4. OERu Anchor PartnersPlus two accredited institutions… watch this space http://wikieducator.org/Oeru
    5. 5. What is the OERu? Image by normanack on flickr
    6. 6. Local assessment and credentiallingFriesen & Murray, 2011: http://tinyurl.com/openlearning2-0
    7. 7. This is… “Open Learning 2.0”: … Any student can study any content, supported in any number of instructional arrangements… The “local” institutional evaluation and accreditation… (remain) at the centre of the model… Even though learning is achieved through flexible arrangements, it can… still be rigorously assessed and credentialed. (Friesen and Murray, 2011) http://tinyurl.com/openlearning2-0
    8. 8. http://wikieducator.org/File:OER-University-concept.png
    9. 9. Cost to learner: Less than 25% of usual fees Cost to institution:OERu - less than 0.5% of their total offerings
    10. 10. Curriculum? Image by Jayel Aheram
    11. 11. Assessment? Image by flippinyank
    12. 12. Accreditation and credit transfer? Image by IvanWalsh.com
    13. 13. But will it work for the learners? Help!!!!! Photo by Erik Charlton
    14. 14. Volunteers to the rescue? Photo by MisterJamie
    15. 15. What’s the business model?
    16. 16. Many thanks to the following people for their generous sharing of information:•Prof. Terry Anderson (Professor and Canada Research Chair in Distance Education,Athabasca University, Canada)•Dr Elizabeth Archer (Specialist: Institutional Research at the University of South Africa)•Kevin Bell (Innovation Team: Leader of Learning and Development, Southern NewHampshire University, USA)•David Bull (Director: University Preparatory Programs, University of SouthernQueensland, Australia)•Irwin DeVries (Director, Instructional Design, Thompson Rivers University, Canada)•Vasi Doncheva (Flexible Learning Manager, Northtec Polytechnic, New Zealand)•Wayne Mackintosh (Director: International Centre for Open Education, OtagoPolytechnic, New Zealand, and Founding Director of the OER Foundation)•Prof. Rory McGreal (Associate Vice-President, Athabasca University, Canada)•Prof. Joyce McKnight (Associate Professor, State University of New York/ EmpireState College, USA. Speaking in her personal capacity as a scholar.)•Terry Neal (Flexible Learning Manager, Open Polytechnic, New Zealand)•Paul Stacey (Director, Curriculum Development, BC Campus, Canada)•Herbert Thomas (Electronic Learning Media Team Leader, Canterbury University, NewZealand)•Prof. Sandra Wills (Executive Director, Learning and Teaching, Wollongong University,Australia)Thanks also to Dr Patrick McAndrew at the Open University and colleagues at theUniversity of Leicester, especially Dr Ming Nie and Dr Alejandro Armellini, for theirsupport in this research.
    17. 17. Please continue theconversation on the blog… www.toucansproject.wordpress.com Image by
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