Siyavula and OERs            Digital Publishing Conference 2012Mark HornerDate: 29 / 05 / 2012
Open Education
Contexts abound ...http://www.flickr.com/photos/khym54/600539107/
All are challenging ...http://www.parklands.co.za/photo-gallery
Technologys Promisehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dolescum/2503834924/
CollaborationSharing is fundamental to teaching
Effective Sharing                                              Open everything ...       o p e n p r o c e s s e s – itera...
Cape Town Open Education DeclarationRequiredreading ...
Case Study in Openness ...       Adaptation, contextualisation ...
Case Study in Openness ...       Adaptation, contextualisation ...    Java
Case Study in Openness ...       Adaptation, contextualisation ...    Java    C++
Role of Technology …
Mobile access                 Mobile penetration                   high                 Bandwidth costs to                ...
Siyavulas Status
Free High School Science Texts
Unique opportunity               Dept. of Basic Education:                 Print 2.5 million Siyavula                   te...
DBE Printing & Distributing
DBE Printing & Distributing
Curriculum-alignedCollaboratively authoredOpenly-licensedFor ALL learners
Unique product offering                 Everything titles:                   Curriculum-aligned                   Free to ...
Rich experience              Read anywhere              Watch videos / simulations /               presentations3 1/0 5 /1...
PhET Simulations
Citizen Cyber Science
Options
Expansion possibilities                  Pricing increase                  Organisational purchases                  New s...
Citizen Cyber Science
www.siyavula.com
Marks presentation at Digital Publishing Conference
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  1. 1. Siyavula and OERs Digital Publishing Conference 2012Mark HornerDate: 29 / 05 / 2012
  2. 2. Open Education
  3. 3. Contexts abound ...http://www.flickr.com/photos/khym54/600539107/
  4. 4. All are challenging ...http://www.parklands.co.za/photo-gallery
  5. 5. Technologys Promisehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dolescum/2503834924/
  6. 6. CollaborationSharing is fundamental to teaching
  7. 7. Effective Sharing Open everything ... o p e n p r o c e s s e s – iterative, transparent and collaborativeo p e n c o p y r i g h t l i c e n c e s – freedom to distribute, adapt and enhance o p e n s t a n d a r d s – formats that enable the freedomso p e n s o u r c e s o f t w a r e – freedom distribute, adapt and enhance
  8. 8. Cape Town Open Education DeclarationRequiredreading ...
  9. 9. Case Study in Openness ... Adaptation, contextualisation ...
  10. 10. Case Study in Openness ... Adaptation, contextualisation ... Java
  11. 11. Case Study in Openness ... Adaptation, contextualisation ... Java C++
  12. 12. Role of Technology …
  13. 13. Mobile access Mobile penetration high Bandwidth costs to drop3 1/0 5 /12 15
  14. 14. Siyavulas Status
  15. 15. Free High School Science Texts
  16. 16. Unique opportunity Dept. of Basic Education: Print 2.5 million Siyavula textbooks Distribute nationally to all learners taking: Mathematics Gr. 10-12 Physical Science Gr. 10-12 Siyavula: Pty Ltd.3 1/0 5 /12 Retains all rights 18
  17. 17. DBE Printing & Distributing
  18. 18. DBE Printing & Distributing
  19. 19. Curriculum-alignedCollaboratively authoredOpenly-licensedFor ALL learners
  20. 20. Unique product offering Everything titles: Curriculum-aligned Free to copy and distribute Freely available in print, on the web and on mobile Coherent rich-media integration: Videos Simulations Presentations3 1/0 5 /12 23
  21. 21. Rich experience Read anywhere Watch videos / simulations / presentations3 1/0 5 /12 24
  22. 22. PhET Simulations
  23. 23. Citizen Cyber Science
  24. 24. Options
  25. 25. Expansion possibilities Pricing increase Organisational purchases New services and titles Additional English markets: Nigeria 158 million / mobile pen. 54%+ Kenya 40.5 million / mobile pen. 58%+ Ghana 24.4 million / mobile pen. 69%+ Tanzania3 1/0 5 /12 28
  26. 26. Citizen Cyber Science
  27. 27. www.siyavula.com

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