Will OER Sabotage Distance Ed Programs?

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  • Will OER Sabotage Distance Ed Programs?

    1. 1. Are Open EducationalResources Going to SabotageOur Distance and OnlineLearning Programs?Mary Lou Forward, OpenCourseWare ConsortiumLarry Cooperman, University of California, IrvineOctober 11, 2012 sessions 8 & 9Unless otherwise noted, this presentation is licensed
    2. 2. Are Open EducationalResources Going to SabotageOur Distance and OnlineLearning Programs?No
    3. 3. 1.Open and Distance in Higher Education2.Closer look at OER3.Three Case Studies of Open/Distance4.Trends and Future Possibilities5.Discussion: How Can Open Fit Your Goals?
    4. 4. Educating Everyone: From Elite to Mass toUniversal Higher Education
    5. 5. Trends in Higher Education
    6. 6. 1. Massification(From Elite to Mass Institutions)
    7. 7. By James Cridland http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamescridland/613445810 THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM CANNOT ACCOMMODATE THE CURRENT QUANTITY OF STUDENTS SEEKING HIGHER EDUCATION
    8. 8. 2. Revenue Enhancement
    9. 9. 3. Globalization
    10. 10. Distance Education
    11. 11. Cost reduction New marketsBaseline instructional quality
    12. 12. Revenue Enhancement Globalization Massification
    13. 13. What’s This? (Hint: Enrollments) UCI Enrollments on Coursera Platform in 2 weeks? ?Circa 2000 - UC Berkeley Extension Online Annual Enrollments
    14. 14. Mark Hillary. Some Rights ReserOpen Education is in the middle ofpowerful trends in higher education
    15. 15. Why?
    16. 16. Because1. There are a lot of global problems that must be solved.
    17. 17. Because2. The world cannot satisfy the demand for higher education through conventional means
    18. 18. Because3. Open education stands on the shoulders of distance education as a technology-mediated mechanism for cost reduction, baseline quality, and global reach
    19. 19. Open EducationTerms and clarificationsOpen Educational ResourcesOpenCourseWareOpen Educational PracticeOpen Textbooks
    20. 20. Education is sharing.Sharing is important.
    21. 21. Free Open no cost No cost + permission to changeBy Adam Bartlett http://www.flickr.com/photos/atbartlett/2432704579/ By Sean MacEntee http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/4518528819/
    22. 22. Who we are
    23. 23. A Powerful IdeaTo advance formal and informal learningworldwide through the sharing and use offree, open, high quality education materials
    24. 24. By pshutterbughttp://www.flickr.com/photos/pshan427/815348106/
    25. 25. We exist to support open education in higher ed
    26. 26. Who’s using OER?For what purpose?
    27. 27. CaveatBy Alain Picard http://www.flickr.com/photos/alainpicard/4175215613/ CC-BY-ND
    28. 28. Select the option that best describes you25.00% 22.00% 22.00% 22.00%20.00% Student - secondary or high school15.00% Student - university first degree Student - university advanced degree Faculty/Teacher 11.00% 10.00% Self-learner10.00% 9.00% Working professional Employer Other 5.00% 4.00% 1.00% 0.00%
    29. 29. Select the option that best describes you30.00% 27.10%25.00% Student - secondary or high school 20% Student - university first degree20.00% Student - university advanced degree Faculty/Teacher Self-learner15.00% Working professional Journalist/blogger 11.00% Employer 9.00% 9.30%10.00% 9.30% Retired 7.60% Other 5.00% 2.90% 2.70% 1% 0.00%
    30. 30. How do you use OCW60.00% 57.00%50.00% 49.00% 46.00% to help understand concepts I am studying40.00% to learn something for a specific project or task to supplement/create teaching materials 31.00%30.00% to update my skills or knowledge for work for my own interest Other 20.00%20.00%10.00% 6.00% 0.00%
    31. 31. How do you use OCW?35.00% 30.77%30.00% 27.69% to help understand concepts I am studying25.00% to learn something for a specific project or task to help me create teaching materials20.00% 16.92% to update my skills or knowledge for work 15.38%15.00% for my personal interest10.00% Other 6.15% 5.00% 3.08% 0.00%
    32. 32. Age groups35.00% 31.00%30.00%25.00%20.00% 18.00% 18.00% 15.00%15.00% 11.00%10.00% 6.00% 5.00% 0.00% 19 and under 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60 and above
    33. 33. Age groups25.00% 21.80% 20.50%20.00% 19.60%15.00% 13.90% 10.80%10.00% 9.30% 5.00% 4.20% 0.00% under 18 18-21 22-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+
    34. 34. OER and OCW are building blocksbdesham http://www.flickr.com/photos/bdesham/2432400623
    35. 35. Open and Distance Learning Case Studies
    36. 36. Open and DL Case 1: Side-by-sideThe African Virtual University
    37. 37. Open and DLCase 2: Different Social Targets FGV Online
    38. 38. Open and DLCase 3: Matriculated vs. External University of California, Irvine
    39. 39. Future of Open Education:Trends & Possibilities
    40. 40. What do learners want?What do learners need? http://www.flickr.com/photos/my_new_wintercoat/415138363/ cc-by-nc-sa
    41. 41. Learning Pathwayshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/rnugraha/110748880
    42. 42. Interactivity
    43. 43. Assessment & certificationCC-BY-SA billsoPHOTO http://www.flickr.com/photos/billsophoto/4175299981
    44. 44. The OER University http://wikieducator.org/OER_university/HomeThe OER university is a virtual collaboration of institutions committed to creatingflexible pathways for OER learners to gain formal academic credit.The OER university aims to provide free learning to all students worldwide using OERlearning materials with pathways to gain credible qualifications from recognizededucation institutions.
    45. 45. Competency based education
    46. 46. http://www.careeronestop.org/competencymodel/pyramid.aspx
    47. 47. Oct 1: Competency-based Associate’s degree drawing on OER for $5,000
    48. 48. Disaggregation inHigher Education
    49. 49. By Luther College Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/luthercollegearchives/1485877774/ CC-BY-NC-ND Faculty do it all  Faculty don’t have to do it all
    50. 50. Scary?
    51. 51. FreeBy Adam Bartlett http://www.flickr.com/photos/atbartlett/2432704579/ By Marynbtol http://www.flickr.com/photos/marynbtol/5326460237 CC-BY-NC-SA
    52. 52. By Jeremny Brooks http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremybrooks/2732542838 CC-BY-NC
    53. 53. By Opensourceway http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/4812651268
    54. 54. WebinarsInformationVideosLive events around the world
    55. 55. Global ConferenceBali, Indonesia8 -10 May 2013
    56. 56. www.ocwconsortium.org Mary Lou Forward Executive Directormlforward@ocwconsortium.org http://ocw.uci.edu Larry Cooperman Director, OpenCourseWare ljcooper@uci.edu

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