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The current aspects of OER in south korea


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The current aspects of OER in south korea

  1. 1. OER in South Korea CC Korea CC-BY
  2. 2. Agenda1. OER and CC Korea2. The Aspects of OER in Korea OER Cases in Korea3. Future Directions
  3. 3. OER and CC Korea (1)
  4. 4. OER and CC Korea (2)● CC Korea follow up OER contents in Korea● Introduce & make bridge of domestic OER on CC Koreas official Website● Provide advices to use CCL/ referring copyright law in Korean context for OER● Cooperate with OER subjects for various events & conference
  5. 5. The Aspects of OER in Korea1. OER platform : SNOW, KOCW2. OER in higher education : OCW of Universities3. Individual OER : Egoings Life Coding, Teachers blogs4. Community & Organization OER : Korean Art&Culture Education service, Gyeongi Art&Culture Education Center
  6. 6. SNOW
  7. 7. SNOW (1)● SNOW(Sookmyung Network for Open World) ( is a community-type OER platform that delivers remarkable courseware around the world to Korean-speaking audience.● Users can upload OER(open courseware) contents to share, discuss with comments, and participate in translating those contents into Korean.● SNOW was established to overcome 1. language barrier to knowledge, 2. hardship for scattered academic contents, and 3. difficulty to hand on how to find knowledge on web.● The website now carries approximately 8,500 videos with Korean scripts.
  8. 8. SNOW (2)● Especially, SNOW organizes events such as SNOW Knowledge Forum and tape them to create autonomous contents.● Sookmyung Women’s University is supporting the service.● Since the contents were selected and brought from various OCW sources, it is important to respect their own CCL conditions. In order to educate the users, SNOW provides a CCL users’ guide.
  9. 9. KOCW
  10. 10. KOCW (1)● KOCW is a public OCW repository and utilization service run by KERIS (Korea Education and Research Information Service).● Users can view and search among the material from the repository, approx. 165,000 educational resources.● The material is collected from government funded research from Korean Universities and laboratories, and oversea OER movement organizations.● Cooperating oversea organizations are such as ARIADNE, TED, OERCommons, NIME, LORNET, edna, YouTube/Edu, MERLOT, and ReaserchChannel.
  11. 11. KOCW (2)● KOCW provides 3 types of material—open course material, course preparation material, and course-related sources such as class notes.● In conclusion, KOCW offers a full curriculum opportunity to those who are not necessarily enrolled to post-secondary institutes.
  12. 12. OCW of Korea University● Korea Univs OCW( is official Open CourseWare site for Korea University● Making its actual courses materials available through CCL● The materials on this site are provided by professors who believe in sharing and opening● It shares more than 270 classes of the university.
  13. 13. OCW of University of Ulsan● Since 2009, the University of Ulsan (located Ulsan city of southern Korea) run OCW depository website( for students and general users● It shares more than 500s classes by +24 professors throughout 11 colleges, filed up during 6 school semesters
  14. 14. e-Nanoschool
  15. 15. "Creating Knowledge-Sharing World with Universities"● Korean Council for University Education (approx. 250 member institutes) has declared "Creating Knowledge-Sharing World with Universities."● Organizations such as KERIS, Korean Council for University College Education, Creative Commons Korea, etc. joined this declaration, which makes the participating institutes up to over 300.● We expect to witness more active OER movement in Korea based on this
  16. 16. e-Nanoschool (1)● e-Nanoschool is a nano-technology focused online education program.● It is one of the first OCW movement results in Korea, idea initiated by Korea Univ. Prof. Kyu-tae Kim, and still ongoing actively.● It provides courses in a full-semester length curriculum. Students must follow the curriculum schedule in order to complete the course.
  17. 17. e-Nanoschool (2)● It issues a course completion certification after a student passes the final exam in the end of the semester.● The class is not only for those who are currently attending academic institutes but also for those working or interested in the industry.● In 2012, e-Nanoschool offers two different courses, Nanomaterials and Nanobiology.
  18. 18. E-goings "Life Coding" E-going
  19. 19. E-going’s “Life Coding” (1)● Egoing is a independent blogger voluntarily uploading online tutorials. His projects can be called "Korean IT version of Khan Academy."● His most well-known curriculum “Life Coding” encourages non-major people to get familiar with IT and learn how to code by themselves.● This program offers video tutorials, discussion board, Facebook group, mutually shared study schedule, etc.● The tutorials keep updating with different material by Egoing.
  20. 20. E-going’s “Life Coding” (2)● His another project that ended recently is called “Coding for Seniors.”● It is not really a coding class but more an introductory class for seniors to IT devices such as computers and smartphones.● E-going is an example of how a non- organization-initiated open education program can be successful through a self-motivated and dedicated program developer and networking participants.
  21. 21. OER on Teachers blogs (1)
  22. 22. OER on Teachers blogs (2)
  23. 23. OER on Teachers blogs (3)● Some of passionate, lively inservice teachers in elementary, secondary schools of Korea run their own blogs for OER sharing● The most popular and helpful cases-Betizzangs hitory travel blog, Cozoos happy Korean class- are entitled as "Power Bloger" by portal sites.
  24. 24. Korean Arts&Culture Education service(1)
  25. 25. Korean Arts&Culture Education Service (2)● The media, classroom, scholastic material for arts & culture educators and teachers● Managed and updated by governmentally supported service organization for arts & culture education● Issuing open online & offline magazine covering themes about arts & culture education
  26. 26. EduShares Textbook share (1)
  27. 27. EduShares Textbook share (2)● Built by voluntary community consisting of university students in Korea● All materials are used and shared for low- income, underprivileged kids, teenagers.● After several years of voluntary night school activity, EduShare open their accumulated materials-textbooks through CCL
  28. 28. 4. Future Directions of OER in Korea● Integrity between each contents● Using various media devices-i.e. iPhone and other smart phone application serving● Working together to maximising effectiveness for building, running, sharing, and promoting.● More participations by individual, NGOs, community, and groups.