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Copley library digital initiatives symposium presentation

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Slides from my presentation at the USD Copley Library's Digital Initiatives Symposium May 5, 2017 #DIS2017

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Copley library digital initiatives symposium presentation

  1. 1. Advancing OER at Simon Fraser University Brady Yano (@bradyyano) Assistant Director of Open Education, SPARC Digital Initiatives Symposium 2/5/2017 | San Diego, California
  2. 2. @bradyyano www.slideshare.com/bradyyano www.sparcopen.org
  3. 3. Advanced education is important
  4. 4. Advanced education is expensive
  5. 5. 2 in 3 Students say they decided against buying a textbook because the cost is too high Source: Student PIRGs
  6. 6. 1 in 2 Students say they have at some point taken fewer courses due to the cost of textbooks Source: Florida Virtual Campus
  7. 7. <1 in 2 Students purchase a current edition of their textbook Source: Book Industry Study Group
  8. 8. We can do better
  9. 9. OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
  10. 10. Hewlett Foundation Definition: “OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or are released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others”
  11. 11. Taking action
  12. 12. 3000+ signatures
  13. 13. 3000+ signatures = 0 OER adoptions
  14. 14. #textbookbrokeBC
  15. 15. https://opentextbc.ca/studenttoolkit/
  16. 16. Were these efforts successful?
  17. 17. Questions?
  18. 18. Brady Yano brady@sparcopen.org @bradyyano www.sparcopen.org

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