E107 Open Education Practice and Potential: Session 12


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Session 12 for Education E-107, Open Education Practice and Potential, Spring 2011 (Harvard University Extension) taught by M.S. Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu

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  • Unless otherwise specified, Copyright 2011, Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu.Unless otherwise specified this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/).Cite as: Kumar, V. & Muramatsu, B. (2011). Open Education: Practice and Potential.
  • E107 Open Education Practice and Potential: Session 12

    1. 1. Open Education: Practice and PotentialM.S. Vijay KumarBrandon Muramatsu<br />EDUC E-107Spring 2011<br />1<br />Unless otherwise specified, Copyright 2011, Vijay Kumar and Brandon Muramatsu.<br />Unless otherwise specified this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/).<br />Cite as: Kumar, V. & Muramatsu, B. (2011). Open Education: Practice and Potential.<br />
    2. 2. Where’s Vijay?<br />2<br />Chennai. (2011, April 19). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 02:50, April 22, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chennai&oldid=424880639<br />
    3. 3. Goals for this Session<br />News<br />Courses and certification using OERs<br />Philipp Schmidt, co-Founder, P2PU(Peerto Peer University)<br />One more 2 minute project presentation<br />Assignment 11 discussion<br />What’s left for the rest of the course…<br />Final Project<br />3<br />
    4. 4. News Related to Open Education<br />4<br />Source: Biasutti, D. (2011, April 21). Funds Allocated to Open.Eau Claire. Retrieved April 21, 2011 from The Spectator website at: http://spectatornews.com/04-21-2011/campus-news/funds-allocated-to-open-eau-claire/<br />
    5. 5. News Related to Open Education<br />http://conferences.ocwconsortium.org/<br />Many of our guest speakers will be in Cambridge:<br />David Wiley, Steve Carson, Joel Thierstein, Gary Lopez, Cathy Casserly, Mike Smith, Tom Caswell (representing Cable Green’s organization), Philipp Schmidt<br />(and many more leaders in the field of Open Education!)<br />$100 Student Registrations<br />5<br />
    6. 6. Philipp Schmidt<br />Co-Founder, P2PU(Peer to Peer University)<br />6<br />
    7. 7. Assignment 92 Minute Presentations<br />7<br />
    8. 8. Comments on Assignment 11<br />8<br />
    9. 9. Comments on Assignment 11<br />What have you found to be the most powerful idea about Open Education from the readings or guest lecturers? And why?<br />Potential and Value<br />Potential and bridge builder<br />Potential to transform teaching and learning<br />Philosophy and obligations<br />Public good<br />9<br />
    10. 10. Comments on Assignment 11 (cont.)<br />To People and Society<br />Societal value<br />Freedom<br />Course value is interaction<br />"Personalize" education, and teaching is learning<br />Specific concepts<br />Free textbooks<br />Open licensing<br />Rules for OER from Mike Smith<br />Technology is a tool, that clearly meets a need, that is the least expensive, is reliable and simple, has multiple uses, is research based and scalable<br />10<br />
    11. 11. Comments on Assignment 11 (cont.)<br />“Many items are not unique to the open education movement…”<br />“…but related to online learning in general.”<br />Two questions to ask:<br />“Is Open Education a valid idea?”<br />“If we assume that the principles and goals are valid, is it realistic to put it into practice?”<br />11<br />
    12. 12. The rest of the course…<br />April 25<br />Choose your own class<br />Topic of your choice…or office hours<br />May 5<br />OCWC Consortium Global<br />Will you be attending? If yes, we’ll schedule a meeting at 5:30pm in the Marriott Boston Cambridge (Kendall Square)<br />May 9<br />Final Project and 1 Slide due<br />May 12<br />Final Project Presentations, 4 minutes long(instructions to follow)<br />12<br />
    13. 13. Final Project:Action Plan for Open Education<br />Goal<br />A clear and succinct definition of the goal of the project.<br />Need<br />Why is the project needed? What factors internal to your organization or externally are driving the need for the project?<br />Description<br />Describe the project. What existing open education projects support your project? With which other projects in the class does your project have synergy?<br />Tasks<br />What specific tasks are needed to meet the goal? How will the tasks be accomplished?<br />Timeline<br />When will the tasks be completed and the project goal be met?<br />Resources<br />What resources are needed to complete the tasks and achieve the goal?<br />Obstacles<br />What obstacles might you face? How do you plan to address them?<br />Success<br />How will you know if the project is successful? What measures will you use?<br />13<br />
    14. 14. Details on your Final Project<br />Text<br />Up to 15 pages(You’ve already written much of the plan!)<br />Due Monday, May 9, 11:59pm EDT<br />1 Slide for your Presentation<br />We will display this slide for you<br />Due Monday, May 9, 11:59pm EDT<br />Presentation<br />No more than 4 minutes<br />To be presented in class on Thursday, May 12<br />14<br />
    15. 15. Next Week<br />Assignment 12, Due April 25, 11:59pm EDT<br />What is the biggest obstacle you anticipate in implementing/executing your project? How might you address it?<br />Choose your own class April 28<br />Office hours or lecture?<br />15<br />