CDETG June-2012-Meeting


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Openness in Higher Education: Understanding the Challenge and the Opportunity

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CDETG June-2012-Meeting

  1. 1. OPENNESS IN HIGHEREDUCATION: UNDERSTANDING THE CHALLENGE AND OPPORTUNITYEmpire State CollegeMichele OgleAssistant Area Coordinator and Math Faculty, Science, Math and Technology AreaEmail: Michele.Ogle@esc.eduKathleen StoneCoordinator of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Science, Math and Technology AreaEmail:
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION TO OPENNESS IN EDUCATION• Open course taught by David Wiley.• 12 topics to work through and blog about.• Once completed the work is assessed by Dr. Wiley to earn a badge.• We incorporated a face-to-face component.• Course content at
  3. 3. DISCUSSION QUESTIONHow do you define "open"?
  4. 4. OPEN TOPICS•Image created by Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang
  5. 5. HOW DO WE INTEGRATE THE USE OF OERINTO ONLINE COURSES?• Examples from Math Courses • Images • Video lectures • Differential Equations – lectures on particular topics on professor’s web page • Discrete Math, Real Analysis – Proofs examples uploaded to YouTube • Animations / Simulations • Calculus – projectile motion with calculations • Discrete Math – testing sorting methods • GenEd math – similar triangles, polygoncircle (limit) • Open access journal articles • Tutorial collections to support technology (multi-mode)
  6. 6. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CHALLENGES FACEDWITH USING OER?• Licensing can be complex• Links can go inactive• Need for vetting external OERs• Need strategy for using in courses • Monitor links • Track details of content, license, audience of OERs • Back-up plan for “lost” resources• Storage • Creating OER implies that an open site is available for others to access the resource
  7. 7. Creative Commons: The 6 Licenses Attribution Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY CC BY-NC Attribution-ShareAlike Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-SA CC BY-NC-SA Attribution-NoDerivatives Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives CC BY-ND CC BY-NC-NDhttp://creativecommons.orgTry your hand at the licensing game! Go to
  8. 8. WHERE DO I FIND OER?Some places to start your search for content:•• sion_one•
  9. 9. WHERE DO I FIND OER?Consider creating content and sharing it as well! Agreat place to start is by creating a user page at taskforce has a WikiEducator page! Here you willfind links to our blogs, presentations, a glossary, andour hands-on version of the OER Licensing game.
  10. 10. DISCUSSION QUESTION: ASSESS YOUR LEARNINGAfter hearing more aboutthese topics, has yourdefinition of "open"changed? Image: Marco Bellucci, via Flickr
  11. 11. QUESTIONSThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.