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What is OER?

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Tracy Miller, Online Teaching Coordinator, presentation for Northern Illinois University's Teaching Effectiveness Institute 2014 from Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center.

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What is OER?

  1. 1. What is OER? Textbooks & Libraries to Creative Commons & Repositories Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Spring 2014 Teaching Effectiveness Institute Beyond the Textbook: Using Open Educational Resources January 10, 2014
  2. 2. “Tracy is normally much more creative. She learned how to share when her sister was borne. But, for the most part she liked to do her own thing. Definitely more of a original fort builder than a Barbie Townhouse kind of gal. Today I’ve given her the okay to be “less” original.” Tracy’s mom Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Note from mom
  3. 3. • Make a copy and use it • Adapt, modify, improve Reuse Revise Redistribute Remix • Share with others • Combine with other OER Open Educational Resources are educational materials that provide users with the “4R permissions.” “What are Open Educational Resources” http://www.lumenlearning.com/oer Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 What is Open Educational Resources?
  4. 4. Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Why should I care about it? Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/craig_martell/2906140506 Someone may have already created just what you are looking for!
  5. 5. Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Questions to Ask Yourself First Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleaf/2536358399
  6. 6. • What are your learning objectives? • What are my current methods to find resources? • What are my barriers or constraints? • What problem am I trying to solve? Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Questions to Ask Yourself
  7. 7. Search Find Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/2561885967 Evaluate Repurpose Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Curation: Finding & Evaluating
  8. 8. Find Evaluate Search • Key words • What sort of resource • What’s going to be reliable Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaffne/7000395130 Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Search
  9. 9. Find Find Evaluate Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rg69olds/9433289760 • Don’t just share – add context • Provide relevance to your students • Make sure you evaluate it Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Search
  10. 10. Find Evaluate Easy as 1, 2, 3. . . 4? Evaluate Below Expectations The resources is not aligned or marginally aligned with the learning objectives or needs of the students The copyright / fair use do not meet the requirements for my use of this resource Meets Expectations The resource is aligned with the learning objectives or needs of the students Accessible The resource is not accessible for my students with or without modifications. Rated or Endorsed Rating or endorsements are missing or negative The resource is accessible for my students, with modification with tools I have available Rating or endorsement are present and positive Learning Objectives Conditions of Use Exceed Expectations The resource is ideally matched to the learning objectives or needs of the students The copyright / fair use does The copyright / fair use is meet my requirements for my ideal for my requirements for use of this resource. More my use of this resource open would be preferable The resource is accessible as it and will not require any additional modification Rating or endorsements are positive from reliable sources Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Search
  11. 11. Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Red Flags Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rvw/116017204 What makes you the most nervous about OER?
  12. 12. Graphic Credit: http://itg.emerson.edu/word/tag/fair-use/ www.masternewmedia.org Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Permissions?
  13. 13. Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Where do I start?
  14. 14. Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Characteristics of an OER Repository
  15. 15. • Find some video, presentation or graphic that will enhance a learning objective of yours. • Students will learn how salt effects the freezing point of water • Students will learn some of the classic causes and effects of hypothermia • Students will be able to explain the difference between Active and Passive Voice • Use the How to Evaluate a Good Open Educational Resource rubric to select the best ones! Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 Exploration OER
  16. 16. Learning Objectives Conditions of Use Accessible Rated or Endorsed Below Expectations The resources is not aligned or marginally aligned with the learning objectives or needs of the students The copyright / fair use do not meet the requirements for my use of this resource The resource is not accessible for my students with or without modifications. Rating or endorsements are missing or negative Meets Expectations The resource is aligned with the learning objectives or needs of the students The copyright / fair use does meet my requirements for my use of this resource. More open would be preferable The resource is accessible for my students, with modification with tools I have available Rating or endorsement are present and positive Exceed Expectations The resource is ideally matched to the learning objectives or needs of the students The copyright / fair use is ideal for my requirements for my use of this resource The resource is accessible as it and will not require any additional modification Rating or endorsements are positive from reliable sources Teaching Effectiveness Institute - January 10, 2014 How to know this resource will work

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