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OCW User experiences

  1. 1. User experiences in working with OCW J.Q.J.C. Verberk 8-10-2009 Challenge the future Delft University of Technology
  2. 2. Just some questions <ul><li>Are there lecturers in the audience? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you using Blackboard? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you using OCW? </li></ul>
  3. 3. MSc Watermanagement <ul><li>2 years all English 120 ECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Specialisations: </li></ul><ul><li>Water cycle : Urban Water cycle : </li></ul><ul><li>- Hydrology - Drinking water engineering </li></ul><ul><li>- Geohydrology - Urban water drainage </li></ul><ul><li>- Water resources management - Waste water treatment </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sanitary Engineering Education and Research for the ‘urban water cycle’ Waste water Drinking water Sewerage Surface water Ground water Urban area
  5. 5. Drinking water engineering <ul><li>Drinking water production & distribution without chlorine </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple barrier treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Best drinking water in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Only one university in the Netherlands to study drinking water engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Very strong links with water sector </li></ul>
  6. 6. Drinking Water Education <ul><li>2 courses in BSc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction Watermanagement (CT3011) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction Sanitary Engineering (CT3420) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 courses in MSc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinking Water Technology (CT4471) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinking Water Design (CT5520) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water transport and distribution (CT5550) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public hygiene and epidemiology (CT5420) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MSc project ( website ) </li></ul>
  7. 7. CT4471 course (2006) <ul><li>Traditional F2F lecturing </li></ul><ul><li>Experiments in laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pdfs of ppt files </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Challenges <ul><li>Better educational material for students </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse inflow of students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>different Dutch universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>different countries, so different background knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>different times in a year (“harde knip”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>minors, necessary to offer courses 2 times a year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Individualization of education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc program should be more tailor made </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make your lecture material accessible for everyone in the world </li></ul>
  9. 9. Inflow students (since 2006) <ul><li>Origin MSc students Sanitary Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5-8 BSc Civil Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-4 BSc TU other faculties TU Delft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-4 SOCRATES students (1/2 year) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6-10 International students (Europe, China) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-4 High schools in the Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-4 Dutch water companies (paid employment) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MSc Drinking Water Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6-8 students MSc Drinking water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc thesis project (MSc research) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support PhD research </li></ul></ul>MSc SE MSc DW PhD DW BSc CE
  10. 10. 2006: Start of OCW
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  12. 12. Drinking water OCW
  13. 13. Collegerama
  14. 14. Collegerama
  15. 15. On-line assignments
  16. 16. Instruction videos of experiments
  17. 17. Also with foreign subtitles
  18. 18. OCW = Blackboard <ul><li>OCW course is making use of Bb layout (familiarity) </li></ul><ul><li>Same functionality as Bb course, however </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supported by Collegerama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Streaming video in combination with Powerpoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory instruction videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lectures once a year  Always available </li></ul><ul><li>Only in Delft  Everywhere available </li></ul>
  19. 19. Evaluation <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecturing material always available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(any time, any place, any language) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language problems/missing lecture/repeating lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lecturers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making use of Bb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure of your course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attraction LLL and foreign PhD students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other educational organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make use of OCW </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students (in paid employment) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t have to follow every lecture in Delft </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Use by other institutes & companies <ul><li>International universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AdeKUS (Surinam), ITB Bandung (Indonesia), ICE WaRM consortium (Australia), Egypt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visitors from 173 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saxion Hogeschool (Enschede), Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Hogeschool Amsterdam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drinking water companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oasen, Vitens, Dunea, Evides, PWN, VEWIN </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Further development <ul><li>Making use of new tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blended delivery mode, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses in smaller modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VODcasts, YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BSc courses in English language/minors </li></ul><ul><li>PR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Water Organization (IWA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Convince other lecturers to use OCW </li></ul>
  22. 23. Possible drawbacks <ul><li>All your lecture material is available and accessible for everyone in the world, give away for free? </li></ul><ul><li>What if there is a mistake in a presentation? </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright of lecture material </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone can see how you give lectures (also when you have a bad day) </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone can hear how you struggle using the English language </li></ul><ul><li>Student will not show up anymore during regular lectures </li></ul>
  23. 24. MSc Watermanagement <ul><li>LIVE: RECORDED: </li></ul><ul><li>- One time a year - Any time </li></ul><ul><li>- Only at TU Delft - Any place </li></ul><ul><li>- Only in English or Dutch - Any language </li></ul><ul><li>YEARLY UPDATE YEARLY UPDATE ? </li></ul>BlackBoard with Collegerama
  24. 25. MSc Watermanagement <ul><li>LIVE: RECORDED: </li></ul><ul><li>- Normal students - Normal students </li></ul><ul><li>- Part time students - Part time students </li></ul><ul><li>- International students - International students </li></ul><ul><li>- Prepared students </li></ul><ul><li>- Associated universities </li></ul>BlackBoard with Collegerama
  25. 26. Just some questions <ul><li>Are there lecturers in the audience? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you using Blackboard? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to use OCW? </li></ul>
  26. 27. Thank You for Your Time. Questions? Contact: