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Help! i want to be open


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BCOER Librarians presentation at the BCLA 2016 conference
Brenda Smith, TRU
Caroline Daniels, KPU
Erin Fields, UBC

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Help! i want to be open

  1. 1. Help! I Want to Be Open! Brenda Smith - TRU Caroline Daniels - KPU Erin Fields - UBC
  2. 2. Our Institutions Brenda Smith - TRU Caroline Daniels - KPU Erin Fields - UBC
  3. 3. Getting Started Top 6 Ways to Get Involved in Open
  4. 4. 1. Organize an Open Event Start with the Easy! 2 Quick Wins: November - Open Access Week March - Open Education Week - Gives you a concrete reason to meet with instructional faculty - Builds relationships during the organising - Existing workshops, webinars and promotional material for you to build on - Local community to tap intoExample: Open Access Week - panel on OA with featured KPU Stars Open Education Week - Paul Stacey spoke on Creative Commons
  5. 5. 2. Find Faculty Advocates & Partner Contact BCcampus and OpenStax to learn who on your campus has adopted open textbooks Contact instructional designers and learning technologists for campus examples of open Invitation to discuss open Identify possible library connections and offer your time Example UBC Library, the Centre for Teaching and Learning, and Faculty partner in the creation of workshops, webspaces, and events titled “Open for Learning.” Open Education Elevator Speech Increase student retention by reducing costs Assures academic freedom to modify or add content to your specifications Extends your academic profile Provides more relevant and engaging materials for your students More customized and relevant
  6. 6. 3. Extend Your Support Role Current Librarians Roles Identify collection needs and assist in developing collections that meet those needs Assess resources for quality and make them discoverable Provide research support Create content to support faculty and students Assist faculty in finding appropriate, high- quality OERs Assess and collect high quality OER resources in easily discoverable guides or discovery tools (i.e. catalogue, etc.) Assist faculty in identifying appropriate OER repositories for their materials, assist with uploading/indexing Assist in the creation of OE content Example The Flexible Learning Librarian and the Biology Librarian partnered with the Department of Biology in developing a workflow for finding, vetting, describing, and gathering permissions for open education resources for use in a repository.
  7. 7. 4. Use What Already Exists BCOER Librarians Advocacy Poster OER Repository Assessment Rubric Faculty Guide for Evaluating OER MediaWiki OER Guides What we can do to make it easier for faculty and for ourselves ... Example TRU’s OER Guides ( draw from the BCOER MediaWiki guides.
  8. 8. Forums 5. Build Awareness of Openness Issues Online Courses (e.g., Open Washington: Blogs (e.g., David Wiley “iterating toward openness”: Twitter (e.g., #bcoer, #oerlib, #openeducationwk, #openeducation, #liboer) /
  9. 9. 6. Collections
  10. 10. Open for Learning Challenge Bank Open UBC is building a set of open challenges that will help you to understand and apply concepts about open teaching and about finding, using and sharing the open resources that you create. Instructions Team-up Go to: Review the challenges Select a challenge and respond Extra Time Add a challenge to the challenge bank Add a resource to one of the challenges
  11. 11. Getting Started - BCOER Strategy Document The purpose of this document is to provide generic items that could be incorporated into any library’s policies, procedures, or strategic planning documents. In most cases, libraries will need to modify these components before using them, but they can provide some inspiration for ensuring openness is a central part of your library’s future.
  12. 12. Getting Started - BCcampus Textbook Adoption Workshop ● Instructional Faculty, Librarians, instructional designers, BCcampus facilitators ● 8 people, 600 post it notes, 15 Google docs, and 48 hours later, a 2 hour adaptable course on adopting textbooks is produced! ● Slide deck is available to anyone to modify, and update! U05nzM03
  13. 13. How to Get Involved in BCOER Librarians #bcoer
  14. 14. What is the Future of Open Education? Brenda Smith - TRU Caroline Daniels - KPU Erin Fields - UBC
  15. 15. 24 Seconds that changed the game ● November 22, 1950, the Pistons defeated the Lakers 19-18 in the lowest scoring game in NBA history ● Shot clock Introduced by Danny Biasone, owner of the Syracuse Nationals ● Biasone arrived at 24 seconds by calculating the number of shots two teams might take during a game, then dividing that number by 48 minutes of play. ● Adoption of the clock is known as one of the most important developments in NBA history.
  16. 16. Thank You Questions?