THE FREE AND OPEN COLLECTIONS
Laura Franklin
Moustapha Diack
Barbara Dieu
Global Education Conference
November 17th, 2010
Laura Franklin
lfranklin@nvcc.edu
Professor Moustapha Diack
moustapha_diack@subr.edu
SL: moustapha shilling
Barbara Dieu
http://barbaradieu.com
Bee
http://beespace.net
Bee Kerouac
SL
http://twitter.com/bdieu
WHERE I WORK
WHAT I HAVE BEEN DOING
NAVEGAR É PRECISO
http://beespace.net/resources/navquest
ACCESSIBILITY MATTERS
IN OER
DESIGN AND DEPLOYMENT
BUILDING LOCALLY
SHARING GLOBALLY
• Language
• Design (concepts of
openness)
• Universal Design for
Learning
• Physical Infrastructure
BARRIERS TO
ACCESSIBI...
Internet - a predominantly English-speaking
medium:
- 80 % of the distributed learning resources on
the Internet are in En...
Top Ten Languages Internet
Top Ten Languages Web
Top Ten Languages Internet Stats were updated for June 30 2010.
Source: http://www.internetworldstat...
a) Technology and Exemplary Communities
b) Emerging Technology Solutions:
translation tools, automated translation service...
http://adoteumparagrafo.pbworks.com/
Community of learning and practice around shared interest
Suggest articles for transl...
http://universalsubtitles.org/
UNIVERSAL SUBTITLES
http://www.franceculture.com/
http://owni.fr/
Which is more accessible to educators
and learners?
LICENCES
FRANCE CULTURE ...
MERLOT World Languages Portal
an educational resource for teaching and learning languages.
MERLOT World Languages Communit...
UNESCO: Multilingualism + OER Community
Make OER accessible in the variou UN partner countries.
http://oerwiki.iiep-unesco...
http://man.merlot.org/projects/index.html
Promoting Open Education Resources
in French-Speaking Africa
http://fr.wikieduca...
Adopting the Quality Matters
Process and Rubric
in French West Africa
http://fr.wikieducator.org/Questions_de_Qualité/Intr...
http://rea.net.br
http://br.wikimedia.org/wiki/Rea
Promoting and Developing
Open Education Resources
in Portuguese
HOW TO ...
ANY QUESTIONS?
THANK YOU!
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
Open and Free Collections Merlot World Languages
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MERLOT World Languages provides free access to over 2000 learning materials including animations, tutorials, simulations, podcasts, image databases, reference material in a large number of commonly and less commonly taught languages. This interactive session will highlight the best of the collection and introduce participants to ways that they can use the collection in their particular educational setting. The session will also develop the topic of language as an access issue and the promising future of open educational resources.

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  1. 1. THE FREE AND OPEN COLLECTIONS Laura Franklin Moustapha Diack Barbara Dieu Global Education Conference November 17th, 2010
  2. 2. Laura Franklin lfranklin@nvcc.edu
  3. 3. Professor Moustapha Diack moustapha_diack@subr.edu SL: moustapha shilling
  4. 4. Barbara Dieu http://barbaradieu.com Bee http://beespace.net Bee Kerouac SL http://twitter.com/bdieu
  5. 5. WHERE I WORK
  6. 6. WHAT I HAVE BEEN DOING
  7. 7. NAVEGAR É PRECISO http://beespace.net/resources/navquest
  8. 8. ACCESSIBILITY MATTERS IN OER DESIGN AND DEPLOYMENT BUILDING LOCALLY SHARING GLOBALLY
  9. 9. • Language • Design (concepts of openness) • Universal Design for Learning • Physical Infrastructure BARRIERS TO ACCESSIBILITY
  10. 10. Internet - a predominantly English-speaking medium: - 80 % of the distributed learning resources on the Internet are in English - 80 % of the global Community do not speak English UN members speak at least 60 languages - not everyone is comfortable expressing themselves in English Diplo Foundations on Internet Governance http://www.diplomacy.edu/ISL/IG/default.htm Language a Big Problem to Solve BARRIERS TO OER ACCESSIBILITY
  11. 11. Top Ten Languages Internet
  12. 12. Top Ten Languages Web Top Ten Languages Internet Stats were updated for June 30 2010. Source: http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats7.htm
  13. 13. a) Technology and Exemplary Communities b) Emerging Technology Solutions: translation tools, automated translation services Eg. Language Weaver: trusted automated translation solutions for high-value, dynamic digital information to improve human communications c) Collaborative Work on OER Translations The Way Forward LANGUAGE: A BIG PROBLEM TO SOLVE
  14. 14. http://adoteumparagrafo.pbworks.com/ Community of learning and practice around shared interest Suggest articles for translation on new media, Internet culture by bookmarking in delicious http://www.delicious.com/tag/adoteumparagrafo Each person adopts one or more paragraph of an article of interest Work on wiki (experimented on Google Translator) Revision by one person at the end Presential meetings to meet peers and celebrate completion ADOTE UM PARAGRAFO
  15. 15. http://universalsubtitles.org/ UNIVERSAL SUBTITLES
  16. 16. http://www.franceculture.com/ http://owni.fr/ Which is more accessible to educators and learners? LICENCES FRANCE CULTURE X OWNI
  17. 17. MERLOT World Languages Portal an educational resource for teaching and learning languages. MERLOT World Languages Community HOW TO GET INVOLVED http://worldlanguages.merlot.org/
  18. 18. UNESCO: Multilingualism + OER Community Make OER accessible in the variou UN partner countries. http://oerwiki.iiep-unesco.org/index.php?title=Main_Page Global Textbook Project open content electronic textbooks freely available from a website http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu/ HOW TO GET INVOLVED
  19. 19. http://man.merlot.org/projects/index.html Promoting Open Education Resources in French-Speaking Africa http://fr.wikieducator.org/REL-AF HOW TO GET INVOLVED
  20. 20. Adopting the Quality Matters Process and Rubric in French West Africa http://fr.wikieducator.org/Questions_de_Qualité/Introduction HOW TO GET INVOLVED
  21. 21. http://rea.net.br http://br.wikimedia.org/wiki/Rea Promoting and Developing Open Education Resources in Portuguese HOW TO GET INVOLVED
  22. 22. ANY QUESTIONS? THANK YOU!

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