Empower faculty to choose materials, remix materials, and save students money.
Difference between Referral Lists and Repositories of Open Textbooks. Curated content and peer reviews and ratings.
The Open Course Library is a collection of expertly developed educational materials – including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – for 81 high-enrollment college courses. 42 courses have been completed so far, providing faculty with a high-quality option that will cost students no more than $30 per course.
Discovery and Adoption of High-Quality OER, De Anza College
Una Daly, Community College Outreach DirectorOpenCourseWare ConsortiumUna Daly, Community College Outreach DirectorOpenCourseWare ConsortiumDiscovery and Adoption of HighQuality OERMay 31, 2013 1
Today’s Agenda• Discovery & Adoption of OER– 10:30-10:50• Finding OER in teams– 11:10-11:302
Community College Consortiumfor OERDr. Martha KanterU.S. Undersecretary ofEducation• Founded at Foothill-DeAnzaCollege District in 2007• Joined OCW Consortium2011• Growth to 200+ colleges inNorth AmericaFunded by William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
What are Open EducationalResources?U.S. Dept. of Education– Teaching, learning, and researchresources that reside in the publicdomain or have been released under anintellectual property license that permitstheir free use or repurposing by others.5cc-by donkyhotey/flickradapted from Judy Baker cc-by license
Step 1: Discover & Select•Review selectioncriteria•How to find OER?•Find an OER adoptercommunityHow to Adopt an Open Textbook -- Adopt & Use Section 888Image: email@example.com cc-by-nc-sa
Establishing Selection Criteria• Quality of content, pedagogy• Alignment with course objectives• Reading & writing level• Cultural relevancy• Author’s credentials• Clarity of material• Ancillaries• Articulation• Format of materialsHow to Adopt an Open Textbook 9
1010Discover OERRepositories & Listing SitesHow to Adopt an Open Textbook
Peer reviewed, highest-enrolled open coursesYou can download and use for teaching. Allcontent is stored in Google docs making iteasy to access, browse and download.Washington State Board Community & Technical CollegesUnless otherwise specified, this work is licensedOpen Course Library
Connexions• Collections of learning modules• Searchable by subject areas• Organizations may endorse content• ePub, PDF, web, Print on Demand• Registered users may author & publish12
OpenStax CollegeUltimate Goal – High-quality books for top 20+ courses. Allbooks licensedSpring 2012 Spring 2012 Spring 2013 Spring 2013 Fall 2013Adapted from David Harrison CCCOER webinar cc-by 13
14MERLOT• Open textbook list by category (2200+)• Some peer reviews, accessibility reviews• Open licenses vary• Registered users may create personalcollections and comment.
15College Open Textbooks• Open textbook list by subject(750+)• Peer reviews (150)• Accessibility reviews (100)• Licenses vary
16CK-12• Math and science open textbooks,interactive lessons, online study help.• Curated STEM content targeted at middleschool and advanced placement.• Standards aligned• Registered users may adapt materials
Finding OER in Teams• Work with partner(s) and visit one or more– opencourselibrary.org– cnx.org– openstaxcollege.org– taste.merlot.org/opentextbooks– collegeopentextbooks.org– orangegrovetexts.com– ck12.org– oercommons.org• Share your findings 17
Step 2: Adopt and Use• Announce to thestakeholders• How will studentsaccess it?• How soon must titlebe available?• Add other openresources?How to Adopt an Open Textbook -- Adopt & Use Section 191919FREE PUPPIESWIREDSTEVE CC-BY-NC-SA
Student Access to Textbooks• Classroom/Lab usage– Print, PDF, online, mobile• Students still want print copies• Repository access– Copy to LMS– Link to materials20How to Adopt an Open Textbook – Adopt & Use Section 20
How to Adopt an Open Textbook 21Steps to AdoptOpen Educational Resources1. Discover & Select2. Adopt & Use3. Advocacy & Training21San Miguel stairs creative commons licensed bylarry&flo 200721
• Promote open practicesand policies• Help faculty find OER• Get student input• Openly license your work• Join an open education communityStep 3: Advocacy & TrainingHow to Adopt an Open Textbook -- Adopt & Use Section 22
Join the Open Community• Become a member of the leading openeducation organization worldwide:• Contact info:– firstname.lastname@example.org 23