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@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Nicole Allen (@txtbks)
Director of Open Edu...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Libraries & OER
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Barriers for OER
•  Awareness of OER as an ...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
How libraries
are leading the
way on OER
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Adoption
Support
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
http://guides.library.umass.edu/content.php...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Open Education Initiative
•  Call for appli...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Open Education Initiative
•  30 faculty par...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Similar Projects
•  Temple University
•  UC...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Coursepacks
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Digital Coursepack Pilot
•  Began to suppor...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Digital Coursepack Pilot
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Content Search
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Publishing
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2014...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
http://opensuny.org
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
“Libraries transformed the
conversation abo...
@txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic
Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
Nicole Allen (@txtbks)
Director of Open Edu...
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Nicole Allen, Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

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How Libraries are leading the way on OER. Presented by Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education, SPARC, at The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s OER Grantees Meeting 2014.

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Nicole Allen, Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

  1. 1. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Nicole Allen (@txtbks) Director of Open Education www.sparc.arl.org • @SPARC_NA
  2. 2. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Libraries & OER
  3. 3. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
  4. 4. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Barriers for OER •  Awareness of OER as an option •  Discovery of appropriate OER •  Evaluating the quality of OER •  Logistics of adopting OER •  Sustainable publishing of OER
  5. 5. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org How libraries are leading the way on OER
  6. 6. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Adoption Support
  7. 7. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org http://guides.library.umass.edu/content.php?pid=87648&sid=4778777
  8. 8. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Open Education Initiative •  Call for applications from faculty for mini-grants •  Two one-hour workshops reviewing OER and other low-cost resources •  Consultation sessions with librarians and library partners •  Adoption of OER & low cost materials
  9. 9. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Open Education Initiative •  30 faculty participants •  44 courses •  $46,000 invested, $700,000+ saved by 5000+ students •  Faculty said 4.36 on a scale of 5 “Student performance improved compared to past semesters when a traditional textbook was used”
  10. 10. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Similar Projects •  Temple University •  UCLA •  Kansas State University •  University of Oklahoma •  Tacoma Community College •  More…
  11. 11. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Coursepacks
  12. 12. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
  13. 13. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Digital Coursepack Pilot •  Began to support an iPad project and specific classes/instructors (Fall 2012). •  Expanded to include campus partners (Copyright Permissions, Bookstore). •  Includes a variety of content types. •  Integrated into Moodle (CMS) environment. •  Support services developing around open content and other digital content.
  14. 14. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Digital Coursepack Pilot
  15. 15. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Content Search
  16. 16. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org
  17. 17. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Publishing
  18. 18. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2014/feb/osu-open-textbook-initiative-aims-reduce-student-costs-enhance-learning
  19. 19. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org http://opensuny.org
  20. 20. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org “Libraries transformed the conversation about access to research, they can do the same for #OER” @txtbks #oer2014 Tweet-Sized Summary
  21. 21. @txtbks @R2RCScholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition sparc.arl.org Nicole Allen (@txtbks) Director of Open Education www.sparc.arl.org • @SPARC_NA

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