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Building a Global Adult Learning Commons
Building a Global Adult Learning Commons Paul Stacey Creative Commons Adult Learning & Global Change Institute South Africa 12-Dec-2012
Realizing the full potential of the Internet –universal access to research, education, and full participation in culture, driving a new era of development, growth, and productivity.
CCs Global Affiliate Network 71 formal affiliates 6 key regions: Africa, Arab World, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America Close to signing in the US, the UK and Paraguay Working with groups in many more countries, including Kenya, India, Belgium, Mongolia, Algeria and Morocco
Open Access Open Pedagogies (& MOOC’s)Open Data Open PracticesOpen Govt & Open Policy
Common Attributes of Open• Free – public funding results in a public good• Access & use is explicitly expressed upfront – not dependent on access copyright, payment of fees, proprietary owner permission• Easily & quickly adapted• Customization & enhancements dont require large investments• Errors, improvements, & feature requests are openly shared & managed• Development, distribution & use is community/consortia based• Sustainability relies on sharing - resources, development, hosting & support• Users are developers
Free, immediate, permanent online access to the full text of research articles for anyone, webwide. There are two roads to OA:Open Access 1. the "golden road" of OA journal- publishing , where journals provide OA to their articles (either by charging the author-institution for refereeing/publishing outgoing articles instead of charging the user-institution for accessing incoming articles, or by simply making their online edition free for all) 2. the "green road" of OA self-archiving, where authors provide OA to their own published articles, by making their own eprints free for all.
Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org http://www.openj-gate.com
OER are teaching, learning, and researchresources that reside in the public domain orhave been released under an open license thatpermits their free use and re-purposing byothers.Open educational resources include full coursesand supplemental resources such as textbooks,images, videos, animations, simulations,assessments, …Core ConceptOER are learning materials that are freelyavailable under a license that allow you to:•Reuse•Revise•Remixe•Redistribute
Foundation Funded OER http://cnx.org http://openlearn.open.ac.uk http://ocw.mit.edu
Publicly Funded OER http://solr.bccampus.ca http://wikiwijsinhetonderwijs.nl/over-wikiwijs/english http://www.doleta.gov/TAACCCT
OER IP, Copyright & LicensingCore Concept• Know who the IP copyright owner is (province, institution, faculty, …)• IP/copyright owner puts Creative Commons licenses on educational materials to make them into OER
Open Textbooks• An openly-licensed textbook offered online• Can read online, download, or print the book at no cost (or small cost for print version) Students spend roughly $900-$1,000 a year on texts.
Oct-2012The BC Ministry of AdvancedEducation, Innovation, andTechnology open textbookannouncement. This initiativewill support creation of opentextbooks for the 40 mostpopular first and second-yearcourses in the province’s publicpost-secondary system. Theopen textbooks will be openlylicensed and made available forfree online, or at a low cost forprinted versions, toapproximately 200,000 students. http://edtechfrontier.com
Open Textbooks http://oerconsortium.org http://www.collegeopentextbooks.orghttp://projects.siyavula.com http://www.openstax.org
Africa OER http://www.tessafrica.net/ http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer/Home/tabid/1858/Default.aspx
Promote creative and innovative activities, which will deliver social and economic benefits. Make government more transparent and open in its activities, ensuring that the public are better informed about the work of the government and the public sector. Enable more civic and democratic engagement through social enterprise and voluntary and community activities.http://creativecommons.org/government
2012 WORLD OER CONGRESS UNESCO, PARIS, JUNE 20-22, 2012 DRAFT DECLARATIONa. Support the use of OER through the revision of policy regulating higher educationb. Contribute to raising awareness of key OER issuesc. Review national ICT/connectivity strategies for Higher Educationd. Consider adapting open licensing frameworkse. Consider adopting open format standardsf. Support institutional investments in curriculum designg. Support the sustainable production and sharing of learning materialsh. Collaborate to find effective ways to harness OER.