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Boldic webinar Why spend time on MOOCs and OERs140415

  1. 1. Why spend time on MOOCs and OER? Ebba Ossiannilsson, PhD Lund University, Sweden 15th April 2014 Webinar
  2. 2. Ebba Ossiannilsson, PhD Lund University
  3. 3. Open Educational Cultures - open arenas Open Access Open Licenses Open Software MOOCs OER/OEP/OEC M O O C © Gabi Witthaus, Institute of Learning Innovation, University of Leicester, 2014 (slides) and Derek Keats (image) CC-BY Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  4. 4. Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014 Mobility Collaboration Openness Personalization Quality
  5. 5. 21 century skills Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014 Digital literacy across the curricula (Hauge & Payton 2010 p 19
  6. 6. " We must engage in a fundamental transformation of our education and training systems And we need to fully exploit the potential that open and flexible education offers" (Commissionaire Vassilio EADTU 120929) Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  7. 7. EC Recommendations for Higher Education Opening up Education review their organisational strategies exploit the potential of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) stimulate innovative learning practices such as blended learning equip teachers with high digital competences equip learners with digital skills think about how to validate and recognise learner’s achievements in online education make high quality Open Education Resources (OER) visible and accessible Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
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  9. 9. © Gabi Witthaus, Institute of Learning Innovation, University of Leicester, 2014 (slides) and Thomas Sly (image) CC-BY Entering the online jungle Ossiannilsson_Boldic014
  10. 10. The community is the curricula Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  11. 11. Learning • learning is more critical than knowing • “the network is the learning” • know-how supplemented by “know-where” (& know-who) Why network? George Siemens“connectivism” © Stephen Downes Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  12. 12. Learning design Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  13. 13. Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014 The Networked Teacher – my PLN meWork Friends Twitter (# and people) Conferences/ PD meetings Blogs Social mediaWikis Twitter chats Websites & media
  14. 14. A quick tour through some acronyms • RBL - resource based learning • RLO – reusable learning object • OER – open educational resource • OEP – open educational practice • OEC – open edcuational culture • OEI – open education idea* • MOOC- massive open online courses (c and x,and a lot in between) • TLA – three letter acronymn * Source: for-open-education/ - 31 Jan 2014 Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  15. 15. 50 shades of openness © Copyright Public domainCreativeCommons Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  16. 16. 50 shades… Validation, Examination Tutoring, feedback Guidlines Courses MOOCs Self study Formal and/vs Informal learning Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  17. 17. BIS RESEARCH PAPER NUMBER 130 The Maturing of the MOOC
  18. 18. Why the interest in resource reuse? Emphasis on mass HE, measuring quality in learning and teaching. Reuse helps to pay for online learning Cost reduction by sharing at scale. Knowledge transfer to developing world. Changing teaching practices. Technological changes with online and digital resources easy to repurpose/reuse. P E S T 2013 Chris Pegler
  19. 19. Where are we now? • We’ve solved most of the technical problems • We now have is the human issues* * Hm. Would money or recognition or reward (technical) or greater clarity about copyright (technical) solve these problems? 2013 Chris Pegler
  20. 20. #boldic
  21. 21. Vad gjorde vi (1)…
  22. 22. #oereswe 9 webinars 1589 registered 1146 participants 4232 views The domain 7800 unique visitors from 2230 sources All together unique visitors and those who viewed the recordings were appr 12000 1 SverdNytt 3, 2012 2 ScieCom, view/5678/4929 3 Final report 4 Presentations, OER13, April 2013, Nottingham, NGL14, Dalarna University, Falun, March 2014 HU Journal Higher Education (Swedish) Establish Networks and CoP To be continued….
  23. 23. Whats up in Sweden? Framtidens lärande Nya vägar Regeringsutredning Tillväxtananlys SOU 2014:13 En digital agenda i människans tjänst – en ljusnande framtid kan bli vår Utbildningsvetenskapligt råd MOOCs KI, LU, UU Several HEIs – strategies, policy, action plans
  24. 24. Position paper, NordicOER #nordicoer Goals and Objectives Barriers Actions Recommendations • Policy • Institutions • Individuals Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  25. 25. Nordic OER #nordicoer Network and project Recommendations in 7 languages Position paper Cooperation with other projects Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  26. 26. BIC 2013 The Maturing of the MOOC
  27. 27. MOOC Like reading a newspaper- go for the headings and the bold text/Downes S Downes – Like reading a newspaper (21 March 2014)
  28. 28. MOOC dimensions Openness Scale Multimedia Communication Collaboration Learning pathway Ref: MOOCs as disruptive technologies: strategies for enhancing the learner experience and quality of MOOCs, Conole G 2013 Quality assurance Reflection Certification Formal learning Autonomy Diversity Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  29. 29. Quality – in the eye of the beholder? Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  30. 30. Quality framework for MOOCs in Europe • Openness to learners • Digital openness • Learner-centred approach • Independent learning • Media-supported interaction • Recognition options • Quality focus • Spectrum of diversity Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  31. 31. Massive target group Mixing groups Learning across contexts Support self-organization Declare whats in it Peer to peer pedagogy MOOCs support choice based learning MOOC.EFQUEL.ORG MOOC Quality Project: Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  32. 32. Research Content Guidance Assessment CertificationSelection Today 2030 Assessment Content Certification Guidance Research Selection EducationalInstitution
  33. 33. Learner initiated Externally set Learning contextGuided Learninggoals § Self- guided Networked knowledge Distributed knowledge Fit for success My career path Universities play a key role: → As professional training providers → As educational content providers Universities play a key role: → As educational content providers → For certification and accreditation A global open research arena enables anybody to engage in research Universities play a key role: → as research hubs Guided discovery Self-guided discovery Guided journey Self-guided journey MOOCs MOOCs
  34. 34. Research Content Guidance Assessment Certification Selection Today EducationalInstitution Research Research Research MOOCs MOOCs 2030 Research Content Guidance Assessment Certification Selection Selection
  35. 35. Research Content Guidance Assessment Certification Research Research Research MOOCs MOOCs 2030 What do we need to think about today? • New business models • New funding schemes • Certification, recogn ition and credit transfer across institutions, across borders • New interfaces between education and research • Experimentation!
  36. 36. So why spend time on MOOCs and OER Individual level Institutional level National level Global level Personalization Sustainbility Collaborate to compete Life long learning Get the best of the best… Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014
  37. 37. International workshop on policy for OER and less used languages 28 April, Oslo OER and challenges and opportunities for less used languages in a global, European, Nordic and national perspective.
  38. 38. Caring is sharing, sharing is caring • Footprints • • • FB:Ebba Ossiannilsson • T:@EbbaOssian • Phone: +4670995448 • S: EbbaOssiann Ossiannilsson_Boldic2014