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IIHS Open Framework


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Vijay Kumar talks about an Open Framework for IIHS. Presented by Vijay Kumar at the IIHS Curriculum Conference, Bangalore, India, January 5, 2010.

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IIHS Open Framework

  1. 1. IIHS Open Framework Dr. M.S. Vijay Kumar Brandon Muramatsu Andrew McKinney January 2010 Unless otherwise specified this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License ( )
  2. 2. “ Goal #2: Sign-off on Open Education commitment” – Aromar Revi 5 January 2010
  3. 3. Open…a preferred future for learning <ul><li>“ Recasting the role of the university education in light of an open world presents a value proposition far more profound than the free dissemination of educational tools and resources – it allows us to proactively construct new preferred learning.” </li></ul><ul><li>— Open for IIHS </li></ul>
  4. 4. MIT OCW 1900+ Courses <ul><li>Syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Exams </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Sets/Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Video Lectures </li></ul>
  5. 5. Making A Difference <ul><li>“ Last semester, I had a course in metallurgical engineering. I didn’t have notes, so I went to OCW. I downloaded a course outline on this, and also some review questions, and these helped me gain a deeper understanding of the material.” </li></ul><ul><li>— Kunle Adejumo, Engineering student at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria </li></ul>
  6. 6. Making A Difference <ul><li>“ I was delighted by the way the material is so coherently presented. It is truly inspiring to see this level of excellence .” </li></ul><ul><li>— Prof. Richard Hall, LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Information Systems, Beginning Microprocessors, and Advanced Computer-Aided Software Engineering </li></ul>
  7. 7. MIT Opens Access to Scholarly Articles
  8. 8. Accelerating Global Movement 200+ OCWC Institutions Over 8,000 OCW Courses Online ~2,000,000 visitors/month IGNOU NPTEL
  9. 9. NPTEL
  10. 10. NKC Recommendations for OER <ul><li>Launch a national e-content and curriculum initiative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage global open educational resources movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support the production of quality content by a select set of Indian institutions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate development of online programmes for science and engineering laboratories – simulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Establish 50-100 laboratories (iLAB) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undertake a large scale e-Curriculum development effort directed toward adaptation and adoption support. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Open Education Resources Implementation Resources Full courses, course materials, content modules, learning objects, collections, journals Software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and on-line learning communities. Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content. Tools Learning Content
  12. 12. Opening Up IIHS <ul><li>Scaling Excellence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity building through open models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leveraging global resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continuous Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible, self-Learning opportunities, Executive Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Engagement in Development, Delivery and Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crowd-sourcing; peer-to-peer learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative development, modularity </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. “ How does IIHS get to 100,000 urban practitioners?” – Participant, IIHS Curriculum Conference 5 January 2010 … community engagement in development, delivery and learning
  14. 14. London Notes — Nov. 2009 <ul><li>Open = technology & content for collaborative development and distributed delivery courses and learning resources </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative construction of curriculum and content </li></ul><ul><li>Value for IIHS: Multiple partners; leverage existing resources; community engagement has been thought about </li></ul><ul><li>Meet scale ambitions through making resources open </li></ul><ul><li>Blended opportunities: mix situated learning with virtual learning possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Implement Open for Executive Education </li></ul>
  15. 15. Guiding Principles for Open IIHS <ul><li>Access to high-quality learning must be open to all </li></ul><ul><ul><li>regardless of background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Faculty must first and foremost serve as mentors and Guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to help students in choice-making </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning processes must be personalized to learner needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The learner is an active participant in the construction of knowledge. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology should be used to increase access and extend the learning community </li></ul><ul><li>Make curriculum openly available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to serve as model, and provide directly available materials </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Open IIHS Interactive Education Open IIHS is a realization of the WHOLE educational infrastructure Assessment Collaboration Content Development and Authoring Content Discovery and Re-use Open IIHS Curricular Activities
  17. 17. Lifecycle Curriculum Course Activity Delivery/Use Assessment
  18. 18. Open Education at IIHS Bengaluru 2010 <ul><li>Context and Value Proposition of an Open Framework for IIHS </li></ul><ul><li>Guiding Principles and Implications </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Applications for life-cycle of course/program development, delivery and experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SpokenMedia for accessibility to video content, and providing educational materials in multiple languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Framework for the life-cycle of course/program development, delivery and experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working Lab to share technology development process and to explore opportunities for synergy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implementation Considerations for the IIHS Open Framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling Infrastructure; Technology; Organization; Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road Map </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. 2 Demos For January 2010 <ul><li>SpokenMedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video/audio transcription, enabling translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process and tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Access to high-quality learning must be open to all” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open IIHS Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course/activity design; student interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Make curriculum openly available” </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Thank You! Dr. M.S. Vijay Kumar Brandon Muramatsu Andrew McKinney January 2010 Unless otherwise specified this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License ( )