Cetis and OER, SLA SIG


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Cetis and OER, SLA SIG

  1. 1. SLA SIG, May 2013An Introduction to CETISLorna M. Campbell and Sheila MacNeillCETIS Assistant Directors
  2. 2. SLA SIG, May 2013What is CETIS? Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability StandardsA national Innovation Support Centre providing adviceto the UK Higher and Post-16 Education sectors oneducational technology and standards.
  3. 3. CLD SIG, January 2013About CETISPartnership between:University of Bolton(10)University ofStrathclyde (3)Heriot Watt University(1)Funded by Jisc since2001.
  4. 4. SLA SIG, May 2013What is Jisc?Jisc is:A registered charity that works on behalf ofUK higher education, further education andskills to champion the use of digitaltechnologies.Funded by all the UK post-16 and highereducation funding bodies as well as theresearch councils.Owned by AOC, Guild HE and UUK.
  5. 5. SLA SIG, May 2013What does CETIS do? We work with our clients and partners to develop policyand strategy, providing impartial and independentadvice on technology and standards. CETIS are activein the development and implementation of openstandards and represent our clients in national,European and global standards bodies and industryconsortia. We develop & support the adoption oftechnology and standards for course advertising, openeducation resources, assessment, and student datamanagement, opening new markets and creatingopportunities for innovation.
  6. 6. SLA SIG, May 2013CETIS activities: Programme SupportProgrammes CETIS has supported include:Open Educational ResourcesDeveloping Digital LiteraciesAssessment and FeedbackDistributed Virtual Learning EnvironmentsCustomer Relationship ManagementCurriculum Design and DeliveryDigital Repositories
  7. 7. SLA SIG, May 2013What activities: StandardsCETIS represents UK F/HE on a wide range ofinternational standards bodies including:British Standards InstituteInternational Standards OrganisationIMS Global Learning ConsortiumCEN/ISS Learning Technology WorkshopIEEEDublin Core Metadata InitiativeLearning Resource Metadata InitiativeWorld Wide Web Consortium
  8. 8. CLD SIG, January 2013CETIS activities: Community EngagementRecent working groups: Open Educational Resources Widgets Semantic technology QTI profile Competencies eBooks Analytics MOOC technology
  9. 9. CLD SIG, January 2013CETIS activities: Social Networking & Analysis Extensive use of socialnetwork technologies tosupport and buildcommunity engagement. Network analysistechniques to monitor andvisualise communityengagement anddevelopment of socialnetworks. See Martin Hawksey’shttp://mashe.hawksey.info
  10. 10. CLD SIG, January 2013CETIS activities: Communicationshttp://jisc.cetis.ac.uk
  11. 11. SLA SIG, May 2013CETIS activities: Briefing Papers
  12. 12. SLA SIG, May 2013CETIS activities: Synthesis & Horizon Scanning
  13. 13. SLA SIG, May 2013What CETIS does: Events Online seminars. Community events. Codebashes, plugfests and interoperabilitytesting events. Hackdays and technical developer events. Annual conference• CETIS 13 - Open for Education: TechnologyInnovation in Universities and Colleges.
  14. 14. SLA SIG, May 2013What CETIS does: Partnerships ALT Scotland RSC Scotland SQA Jorum (Re:Source,Scotlands Colleges) Social Media Week,Glasgow BIS Information StandardsBoard Association of Colleges OSSWatch Society for Research inLearning Analytics DoE & DOD, USA Surf, Netherlands Creative Commons OCWC MIT OpenCourseware
  15. 15. SLA SIG, May 2013Open Educational ResourcesOER Global Logo by Jonathas Mello is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Unported 3.0 License
  16. 16. SLA SIG, May 2013What are Open Educational Resources? Term OER first introduced atUNESCO conference in 2002. Many varying definitions of OER. Freely available digital materialsreleased under open licence, that canbe used and re-purposed for teaching,learning, and research.
  17. 17. SLA SIG, May 2013Open Licences Most commonly used OER open licencesare Creative Commonshttp://creativecommons.org/ Creative Commons is a non-profitorganization whose free legal tools providea global standard for enabling the opensharing of knowledge and creativity. (UK Open Government Licence aligns withCreative Commons Attribution Licence.)
  18. 18. SLA SIG, May 2013UK OER Programme Funded by HEFCE between 2009 – 2012. Managed by JISC and HEA and supported byCETIS. Invested over £10 million. Funded over 80 individual projects. Aimed at releasing OERs and embeddingsustainable open practice in institutions. All resource tagged #ukoer and deposited inJorum national repositoryhttp://www.jorum.ac.uk/
  19. 19. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: Jorumhttp://www.jorum.ac.uk/
  20. 20. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: Re:sourcehttp://resource.blogs.scotcol.ac.uk/
  21. 21. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: HumBoxhttp://humbox.ac.uk/
  22. 22. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: Xperthttp://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert/
  23. 23. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: Creative Commons Searchhttp://search.creativecommons.org/
  24. 24. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: Open CoursewareConsortiumhttp://www.ocwconsortium.org/
  25. 25. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: OER Commonshttp://www.oercommons.org/
  26. 26. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: OU OpenLearnhttp://www.open.edu/openlearn/
  27. 27. SLA SIG, May 2013Where to find OERs: MIT Opencoursewarehttp://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
  28. 28. SLA SIG, May 2013Contact InformationCETISWeb: http://jisc.cetis.ac.ukTwitter: jisccetisSlideshare:Lorna M. CampbellEmail: lorna.m.campbell@icloud.comTwitter: lornamcampbellBlog: http://blogs.cetis.ac.uk/lmc/Sheila MacNeillEmail: s.macneill@strath.ac.ukTwitter: sheilmcnBlog: http://blogs.cetis.ac.uk/sheilamacneill/