OER Advocacy: DOL C3T Grant (5-16-11)


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OER Advocacy: DOL C3T Grant (5-16-11)

  1. 1. Succeeding with DoL C3T Grant Program: Support for Successful Applications
  2. 2. “ OPEN” Consortia will Support ALL Successful C3T DOL Grantees
  3. 4. A simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to your creative work.
  4. 5. TAACCCT & Creative Commons “… as a condition of the receipt of a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (“Grant”), the Grantee will be required to license to the public (not including the Federal Government) all work created with the support of the grant (“Work”) under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (“License”).”
  5. 7. <ul><li>“ TAACCCT will support institutions that are committed to using data to continuously assess the effectiveness of their strategies in order to improve their program… and build evidence about effective practice..” </li></ul>Strengthen Online and Technology-Enabled Learning
  6. 8. “ The Killer App” Feedback Loops for Continuous Improvement
  7. 9. OLI Supported Development: <ul><li>Apply learning science research and scientific method to OER development, implementation and evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Develop OER collaboratively: Teams of TAACCCT grantee SMEs with OLI learning scientists, human computer interaction experts & software engineers. </li></ul><ul><li>Use rich data gathered from student interactions to drive multiple feedback loops for continuous improvement. </li></ul>
  8. 11. Universal Design for Learning “ All online and technology-enabled courses developed under this SGA must incorporate the principles of universal design in order to ensure that they are readily accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities in full compliance with the Americans with Disability Act and Sections 504 and 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. ”
  9. 14. Community and Technical Colleges <ul><li>Producers (grantees) and consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers want quality </li></ul>
  10. 15. <ul><li>We’ll all need adoption, professional development plans — adoption will not happen without planning and leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to tie adoption to “performance based funding policies” </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>We should commend the Federal Government for this landmark (CC BY) requirement — request this be a requirement in all federal grants </li></ul>
  12. 17. creativecommons.org/government creativecommons.org/taa-grant-program For more information