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English articulation

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English articulation

  1. 1. English Articulation Committee Meeting May 6, 2016 Amanda Coolidge, Senior Manager Open Education
  2. 2. Open Education encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. What is Open Education? - SPARC, http://sparcopen.org/open-education/ Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY. 4.0 International. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  3. 3. BC Open Textbook Project 40 free & open textbooks for highest enrolled 1st & 2nd year post-secondary subjects in BC 2013 – 20 for skills & training First province in Canada 2013 – AB & SASK MOU $1 million 2013 - $1 million Visual notes of John Yap announcement, Giulia Forsythe Used under CC-SA license
  4. 4. Open Education is part of an Open Ecosystem Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY. 4.0 International. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution. The Open Ecosystem by Clobridge Consulting is licensed under a CC BY 4.0 License.
  5. 5. Why are we doing this project? To increase access to higher education by reducing student costs To give faculty more control over their instructional resources To improve learning outcomes for students Annie Lennox campaigns with Oxfam at the AIDS Conference by Oxfam used under CC-BY-NC-ND license
  6. 6. Textbook Costs vs Student Success Source: 2012 student survey by Florida Virtual Campus Slide: CC-BY Cable Green, Creative Commons via http://www.project-kaleidoscope.org (modified)/ Textbook Costs vs Student Success    64% do not purchase books at some point due to book cost 49% take fewer courses due to book cost 31% choose not to register for a course due to book cost 23% regularly go without textbooks due to book cost 27% have dropped a course due to book cost 21% have withdrawn from a course due to book cost    Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY. 4.0 International. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  7. 7. How much students in Canada say they spend on textbooks per term Source: Data on Textbook Costs, Higher Education Strategy Associates, 2015. Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY. 4.0 International. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  8. 8. The Open Textbook Project
  9. 9. The Project Don’t reinvent it by Andrea Hernandez released under CC-BY-NC-SA and based on Wheel by Pauline Mak released under CC-BY license
  10. 10. Where do they come from?
  11. 11. Faculty Reviews 291/365 by thebarrowboy used under a CC-BY
  12. 12. Reviews > Adaptations My Adventures Adapting a Chemistry Textbook291/365 by thebarrowboy used under a CC-BY
  13. 13. Creative Commons logo by Creative Commons used under a CC-BY 3.0 License CC license image from Copyright in Education & Internet in South African Law used under CC-BY 2.5 South Africa license
  14. 14. Faculty have full legal right to customize & contextualize open textbooks to fit their pedagogical needs
  15. 15. open = free + permissions
  16. 16. • Make and own a copyRetain • Use in a wide range of waysReuse • Adapt, modify, and improveRevise • Combine two or moreRemix • Share with othersRedistribute The 5Rs
  17. 17. Publish Many Write Once
  18. 18. Choices for students (and for adapters) Old Leather books, by Wyoming_Jackrabbit used under a CC-BY-NC-SA
  19. 19. Day 1 access to resources
  20. 20. “My textbook is… …back-ordered …in the mail …out of stock …the wrong edition …on hold until my student loan arrives …not needed until I decide I want this course” How often do students start the term without the resources they need?
  21. 21. Faculty have: Right to customize The textbook Students have: Day 1 access to that customized textbook and CHOICE +
  22. 22. Impact
  23. 23. 11 Peer Reviewed Studies http://openedgroup.org/
  24. 24. 48,623 Students http://openedgroup.org/
  25. 25. 93% Same or Better Outcomes http://openedgroup.org/
  26. 26. 9 Peer Reviewed Studies of Perceptions of OER Quality http://openedgroup.org/
  27. 27. 4,510 Professors and Students http://openedgroup.org/
  28. 28. 50% Same35% Better 15% Worse http://openedgroup.org/
  29. 29. Allows scholars of modernism to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials
  30. 30. https://hancocksengl1100text.wordpress.com/
  31. 31. http://openamlit.pressbooks.com/
  32. 32. Call for Proposals 1.Ancillary Materials Development 2.OER Resource Grant
  33. 33. Additional ways to be a part of the project Let BCcampus know if you have adopted open textbooks- fill in the adoption form Review an open textbook
  34. 34. open.bccampus.ca Thank you and Questions?

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