OSTRICH OER Presentation for UKOLN


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Presentation given by members of the OSTRICH project team for UKOLN at the University of Bath, 14 April 2011.

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OSTRICH OER Presentation for UKOLN

  1. 1. Open Educational Resources ‘ Digitised materials offered freely and openly for educators, students and self-learners to use and reuse for teaching, learning and research.’ ( OECD ) The banner image above is derived from a Flickr image by matstornberg licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic Licence .
  2. 2. Why OER? <ul><ul><li>for the individual? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for the institution? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from a national or international perspective? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from a learning and teaching perspective? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>The roots of OER </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International OER projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OER in the UK </li></ul></ul>The background...
  4. 4. OERs at the University of Bath <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JISC OER Programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UK Centre for Biosciences OER Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot Phase Subject Strand: Cancer Biology learning materials </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OSTRICH project  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 Aiii Cascade Strand: The support of existing teams who are already releasing OER in embedding their practice in other environments </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>delOREs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 Aiii Cascade Strand: Delivering Open Educational Resources for Engineering Design </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OeRBITAL  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 Ci Collections Strand: UK Centre for Biosciences collection: Open Educational Resources  for Biologists Involved in Teaching And Learning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Little OERs&quot; 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>PROJECT AIMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer and cascade key outcomes of OTTER project  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapt CORRE framework to the University of Bath context and evaluate its sustainability  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote creation, release and reuse of Open Educational Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  PROJECT OUTPUTs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OER release </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff development and student support resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Units of study from across the institution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Panopto lecture capture materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft policy documents and guidelines  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OER repository  </li></ul></ul>OSTRICH project
  6. 6. ostrich.bath.ac.uk
  7. 7. Current Internal Drupal CCK Data Model
  8. 8. Describing OERs  IEEE LOM as the resource descriptor OAI-ORE as the aggregation descriptor
  9. 9. Proposed Internal Drupal CCK Data Model
  10. 10. Themes and Challenges <ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property and Ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright and Third Party Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Licences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What constitutes a usable/reusable OER? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding of Audience/End User </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use and Reuse cycle  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability of OER release processes  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Models for conversion/creation of OER materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. Further information… OERs : Getting Started guide available at: go.bath.ac.uk/OERintro   OSTRICH project details available at: blogs.bath.ac.uk/oer   OSTRICH OER Repository available at: ostrich.bath.ac.uk JISC Phase 2 OER Programme   OER Infokit (from Pilot Phase of the JISC/HEA OER Project)   Synthesis and Evaluation Report (from Pilot Phase of the JISC/HEA OER Project)   OER Impact Study by JISC 1 Martin Weller, Professor of Educational Technology at the Open University  ( http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/no_good_reason/2009/12/the-politics-of-oer.html )  
  12. 12. Presentation available at: go.bath.ac.uk/ukoln-ostrich Vic Jenkins, Learning Technologist (v.k.jenkins@bath.ac.uk)   Alex Lydiate, Educational Software and Systems Developer ( [email_address] ) This presentation has been made available as an Open Education Resource under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike UK 2.0 Licence (excluding banner image)