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The Status of Open Educational Resources in Manitoba

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Status of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Manitoba presentation at MADLaT by Kathleen Fehr and Trent Gill from Campus Manitoba.

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The Status of Open Educational Resources in Manitoba

  1. 1. Access to education Is at the heart of everything we do. The Status of Open Educational Resources In Manitoba MADLaT 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Fehr, Special Projects Coordinator, Campus Manitoba Trent Gill, Virtual Help Desk Navigator and OER Generalist, Campus Manitoba Slides adapted from “Working Together for Students” by Clint Lalonde CC-BY 4.0 @campusmanitoba #openedmb
  2. 2. Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Feel free to use, modify, or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  3. 3. CAMPUS MANITOBA Access to education is at the heart of everything we do. We seek the strength of collective action. We discover opportunities through openness. We create new pathways.
  4. 4. OpenEd Manitoba 1. Introduction and context 2. What are open textbooks? 3. Manitoba initiative (website demo) 4. Questions
  5. 5. What are students saying?
  6. 6. Program: Pre-Nursing
  7. 7. “The cardinal lesson is that prices rise unchecked if the people who order the goods aren’t paying the prices.” The $250 Econ 101 Textbook, Craig Richardson, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 13, 2015
  8. 8. How students battled textbook publishers to a draw, Planet Money, NPR, Oct 9, 2014
  9. 9. How students battled textbook publishers to a draw, Planet Money, NPR, Oct 9, 2014 What is going on here?
  10. 10. Traditional copyright • Lead question of another session: “Are you a copyright criminal?” David Weiss | CC-BY
  11. 11. What are Open Textbooks? A textbook licensed under an open copyright license, and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers and members of the public. They are available for free as online and electronic versions, or as low-cost printed versions, should students opt for these.
  12. 12. Where do open textbooks come from? 14
  13. 13. The 5 R’s of Open Content • Make and own copiesRetain • Use in a wide range of waysReuse • Adapt, modify, and improveRevise • Combine two or moreRemix • Share with othersRedistribute
  14. 14. Creative Commons logo by Creative Commons used under a CC-BY 3.0 License CC license image from Copyright in Education & Internet in South African Law used under CC-BY 2.5 license
  15. 15. Faculty have full legal rights to customize & contextualize open textbooks to fit their pedagogical needs.
  16. 16. BC Open Textbook Project Don’t reinvent it by Andrea Hernandez released under CC-BY-NC-SA and based on Wheel by Pauline Mak released under CC-BY license
  17. 17. Results in BC
  18. 18. Story from UBC
  19. 19. open.bccampus.ca
  20. 20. openedmb.ca
  21. 21. So far Reviews completed Reviews in progress 8 16 Manitoba Reviews Introducing Marketing & Principles of Marketing Anatomy and Physiology Analytical Chemistry English Literature: Victorians and Moderns Research Methods in Psychology Introductory Business Statistics Writing for Success: First Canadian Edition (in progress) Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
  22. 22. Participating Institutions Assiniboine Community College Brandon University Red River College The University of Winnipeg Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology The University of Winnipeg Canadian Mennonite University
  23. 23. 30 11 Peer Reviewed Studies 48,623 Students 93% Same or Better Outcomes Source: http://openedgroup.org/ Adapted from David Wiley CC-BY
  24. 24. Next steps • Collaborative projects to encourage adaptations and adoptions • More information about OER use across the system • Long-term
  25. 25. Access to education Is at the heart of everything we do. The Status of Open Educational Resources In Manitoba Slides adapted from “Working Together for Students” by Clint Lalonde CC-BY 4.0 MADLaT 2016 @campusmanitoba #openedmb

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