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Eurocall 2011 workshop_intro_to_oer

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Introductory session to the workshop Creating and sharing Open Educational Resources for language teaching and learning delivered at Eurocall 2011, 31 August - 3 September, University of Nottingham

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Eurocall 2011 workshop_intro_to_oer

  1. 1. Creating and sharing Open Educational Resources forlanguage teaching and learning. Tita Beaven, Anna Comas-Quinn, Bea De Los Arcos, Hélène Pulker Department of Languages, The Open University Eurocall Conference 2011 31st August – 3rd September, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2. Day outline 9:30 What are OER & main considerations (break 11:00 – 11:30)11:30 Finding OER for language teaching (lunch 13:00 – 13:45)13:45 Using a repository to share resources (break 15:15 – 15:30)15:30 Benefits and challenges of sharing
  3. 3. http://www.briansolis.com/2008/08/introducing-conversation-prism/
  4. 4. What are OER?• Open Educational Resources• Digital Resources (big and little OER)• Openly available for reuse and repurposing• Creator indicates that they are for public use and reuse through a Creative Commons license or similar For more info on Creative Common licenses, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DKm96Ftfko (a useful 3 m introduction) & http://creativecommons.org/
  5. 5. But you need to think about…• Usefulness and discoverability of your material• Copyright (images in particular)• Attribution and ownership• Licenses• Quality assurance & peer review http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.asp x?hid=c1eaf7af-c8b8-afa9-6d47-0a7f60e7e8e3#, from University of Nottingham is a great introduction
  6. 6. • To get over the copyright problem• Enable the 4Rs: Reuse – make exact copies Revise – make adaptations Redistribute – share copies Remix – combinations / mashups (see http://creativecommons.org)
  7. 7. (see full information at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/)More about IPR and licensing at http://www.web2rights.com/SCAIPRModule/rlo2.html
  8. 8. Sorting game from Chris Pegler, National Teaching Fellow, The Open Universityhttp://www.slideshare.net/orioleproject/chris-pegler-reusable-card-game
  9. 9. Is content the teaching or just a part of it?
  10. 10. Sharing pedagogical patterns Tutorial: Usingsystem orengine On a a search process OE Patterns library Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the role of the critical factors in the system Summary: through preparing their own account Tutorial: Using a search engine of using a search engine, to demonstrate the system/process, to demonstrate the Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the role of the the critical factors, using the role of critical factors, using the the role of the critical factors in the system resources provided; presenting to their Library guidelines; presenting it it to their Summary: through preparing their own account group; defending it against questions and of using a search engine, to demonstrate comments; and revising their account in the the role of the critical factors, using the light of the tutor’s summary of the Library guidelines; presenting it to their discussion group; defending it against questions and comments; and revising their account in the awater cycleprocess Tutorial: On system or The light of the tutor’s summary of the Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the discussion role of the critical factors in the system Summary: through preparing their own account animation of the water cycle, to of the system/process, to demonstrate the demonstrate the factors, using the role of the criticalrole of the critical factors, using the provided; presenting it to their resourcesOER cycle; presenting it to their cycle; group; defending it against questions and comments; and revising their animation in OER the light of the tutor’s summary of the repository discussionBy Diana Laurillard, at http://www.slideshare.net/alanwylie/the-critical-role-of-teachers-in-optimizing-technologies-for-open-learning
  11. 11. Sharing pedagogical patterns Tutorial: On a system or process Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the role of the critical factors in the system Tutorial: The water cycle Using a search engine Summary: through preparing their own account Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the of the system/process, to demonstrate the role of the critical factors in the system role of the critical factors, using the resources provided; presenting it to their Summary: through preparing their own account group; defending it against questions and of using a of the engine, to demonstrate animationsearch water cycle, to comments; and collaborating to produce a the role of the critical factors, using the demonstrate the role of the critical factors, better animation to post on their website Library guidelines; presenting it to their using the OER cycle; presenting it to their group; defending it against questions and comments; and collaborating to produce a collaborating to produce a better animation to post on their website account to post on their website Tutorial: On awater cycleprocess The system or Learning Outcome: A clear understanding of the role of the critical factors in the system Summary: through preparing their own account animation of the water cycle, to of the system/process, to demonstrate the demonstrate the factors, using the role of the criticalrole of the critical factors, using the provided; presenting it to their resourcesOER cycle; presenting it to their and collaborating to produce a group; defending it against questions and OER better animation to post on their comments; and revising their account in a collaborating to produce better animation to post on their website the light of the tutor’s summary of the repository websitediscussionBy Diana Laurillard, at http://www.slideshare.net/alanwylie/the-critical-role-of-teachers-in-optimizing-technologies-for-open-learning
  12. 12. Creating OER• To create digital resources: – LOC Tool http://www.llas.ac.uk/projects/2770 – Xerte http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xerte/• To find reusable images: – Flickr Commons http://www.flickr.com/commons – Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org – Google Advanced Image search > usage rights
  13. 13. Online communities: types of users• Passive• Active• Creators• The 90-9-1 rule• Web 2.0 turns us into „prosumers‟
  14. 14. Jakob Nielsen (2006) “Participation Inequality: Encouraging More Users to Contribute”
  15. 15. Jakob Nielsen (2006) “Participation Inequality: Encouraging More Users to Contribute”
  16. 16. (break 11:00 – 11:30)11:30 Finding OER for language teaching (lunch 13:00 – 13:45)13:45 Using a repository to share resources (break 15:15 – 15:30)15:30 Benefits and challenges of sharing

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