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Transformational Processe: unravelling OER

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Transformational Processes: unravelling OERs through strategic interventions

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Transformational Processe: unravelling OER

  1. 1. Transformational Processes: unravelling OERs through strategic interventions Vicki McGarvey Senior eLearning Developer Anna Armstrong Technology and Learning Development Advisor Nottingham Trent University
  2. 2. Position 2001 <ul><li>“ To fulfil efficiently and effectively the increasing demand for high-quality staff development materials they should seriously consider not only reusing but also sharing their resources.” </li></ul><ul><li>Share and share alike: encouraging the reuse of academic resources through the Scottish electronic Staff Development Library </li></ul><ul><li>Lorna M. Campbell et. al (2001) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Position 2011 <ul><li>“ There is no point duplicating effort to create content that is already available and has been proven to work.” </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning Task Force (2011) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Strategies impacting on sharing & reuse of learning resources </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic interventions to encourage staff to share resources & engage with OER </li></ul><ul><li>Success of interventions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Policies & Strategies - Hierarchy University Strategic Plan (Vision) Learning & Teaching Enhancement Strategy School Action Plans School Strategic Interventions
  6. 6. Learning & Teaching Enhancement Strategy 10-14: Context <ul><li>To identify priorities for developments in learning, teaching & curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>To articulate a support framework </li></ul>
  7. 7. LTES 10-14 Objective 1: Continue to create a forward-looking and inspiring curriculum <ul><li>Our students can benefit significantly from the multiple perspectives offered by increasing access to open educational resources , or what might be termed participation in the global knowledge commons. They might be encouraged in taking up these opportunities by the further integration into the curriculum of open educational resources, ranging from lectures shared by the world's leading universities , to the use of social networking to study grassroots arts movements. In this way, we can employ the global commons to further develop international perspectives in our curriculum and enrich learning and teaching . </li></ul>
  8. 8. LTES 10-14 Actions <ul><li>1.7 Employ the online knowledge commons to further develop international perspectives in the curriculum and enrich learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>2.7 Aid sharing of learning and teaching resources by enhancing the University’s online repository provision </li></ul>
  9. 9. School Action Plans – Sharing Priorities <ul><li>Research examples of School usage of OER </li></ul><ul><li>Populate courses with OER </li></ul><ul><li>Build a community of evaluators of extant OER products </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage interventions that are accessible for different students </li></ul><ul><li>Create & share further learning development materials, for lecturers to adapt & for students to use </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination of practice via sharing resources </li></ul><ul><li>Champion & raise awareness in School groups e.g. Blended Learning Groups; Learning and Teaching Groups; to Senior Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Consider opportunities to incorporate material from the global commons into the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Task group to develop sharing practice </li></ul>
  10. 10. Strategic Interventions: Sharing, Publishing & Re-use <ul><li>Institutional Sharing: </li></ul><ul><li>Implement and integrate learning repositories within NTU VLE within learning & teaching, facilitated by SHARE Project </li></ul><ul><li>Move towards OER: </li></ul><ul><li>Change Copyright in Educational Resources Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting of a policy publishing OER via NTU’s Learning Repositories </li></ul>
  11. 11. Institutional Sharing Facilitated by SHARE <ul><li>Training: </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops & Webinars: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to repositories & sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support: </li></ul><ul><li>Guides to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing, publishing reusing learning resources in NTU’s learning repository </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OER </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Move towards OER <ul><li>Copyright in Educational Resources Policy: </li></ul><ul><li>Staff authorised to attach: </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons License to work – Attribution – Non-commercial – Share Alike 2.0 UK England and Wales </li></ul>
  13. 13. Move Towards OER <ul><li>Process via NTU’s Learning Repositories to be framed into a policy… </li></ul>
  14. 14. You have a resource that would like to share outside NTU via the LR 1. Consult “Copyright Checklist “ 3. Attach Creative Commons “attribution, non-commercial, share alike” license 4. Publish the learning resource to NTU Open LR 5. Share the URL that links to the learning resource in NTU Open For further advice contact your liaison librarian 2. Read “Using Creative Commons Licenses for Educational Resources” For further advice contact your liaison librarian
  15. 15. Stages of Institutional Adoption of Resource Sharing Stage 1 Introduction Introduction to repositories & sharing resources to the NTU community 70% completed Stage 2 Familiarisation Development of training, support & good practice 70 % completed Stage 3 Embedding Identification of support for learning resource sharing within school/service strategic developments 60% completed Stage 4 Integration Integration of sharing within curriculum development 30% completed Stage 5 Sharing beyond Colleagues sharing with rest of the university community & beyond 20% completed
  16. 16. References <ul><li>Campbell, Lorna and Littlejohn, Allison and Duncan, Charles (2001)  Share and share alike: Encouraging the reuse of academic resources through the Scottish electronic staff development library.  Association for Learning Technology Journal, 9 (2). pp. 28-38. ISSN 0968-7769 http://repository.alt.ac.uk/350/ </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate to compete Seizing the opportunity of online learning for UK higher education Report to HEFCE by the Online Learning Task Force January 2011 2011/01 http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/hefce/2011/11_01/ </li></ul><ul><li>Repository Support Project http:// www.rsp.ac.uk / </li></ul>

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