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  1. 1. Open Educational Resources Image from the Hewlett Foundation (CC BY)
  2. 2. Are you reinventing the wheel? OR ARE YOU USING EXISTING EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES? DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S OUT THERE?
  3. 3. Copyright Previously copyright was binary All rights retained vs public domain restricted vs open Copyright Public Domain © PD
  4. 4. Copyright Now alternative licensing options Internet enables …Copyright Public © Some rights reserved Domain
  5. 5. Carpeted Commons by Brett Taylor (CC BY)
  6. 6. http://wikieducator.org/File:Recyclethis-185807557.jpg Sunshine Connelly (CC BY)Open lock from OpenUCT initiative (http://openuct.uct.ac.za/)
  7. 7. Licences offer different optionsSource: Hodgkinson-Williams, CA, & Gray, E (2008) Degrees of Openness: The Emergence of OER at UCT. Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape Town
  8. 8. Licence terms and conditions Choosing our licence online
  9. 9. International pioneers MIT open courseware: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/ and MITx http://mitx.mit.edu/ OpenLearn (UK Open University): http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/ Khan academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/ iTunesU, e.g. http://itunes.stanford.edu/ or http://www.open.edu/itunes/ or http://web.mit.edu/itunesu or http://itunes.ox.ac.uk/ or www.cam.ac.uk/video/itunesu.html
  10. 10. Physics content online MIT http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics / Khan University: http://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics?k The best Physics videos found on the web: http://bestphysicsvideos.blogspot.com/ Open University: http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Science/UCT-Physics- Course-1-Laboratory-2nd-Semester-2011 Physics textbooks: http://www.oerafrica.org/ResourceResults/tabid/1562/mctl/Details/id/ 36933/Default.aspx OR http://www.oerafrica.org/ResourceResults/tabid/1562/mctl/Details/id/ 36948/Default.aspx
  11. 11. http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/http://openuct.uct.ac.za/and http://www.oerafrica.org/
  12. 12. CPUT case study Over to Anton Thiart, Civil Engineering
  13. 13. Created by Shihaam Shaikh (CC BY-NC)
  14. 14. CompfightOpening our eyes to images Quick images from Flickr http://compfight.com/ http://www.flickr.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/ Photo by Veronica Mitchell http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse http://search.creativecommons.org /http://www.google.co.za/imghp?hl=en http://www.sxc.hu http://www.cadyou.com/ http://www.openimages.eu/blog/ http://www.picdrome.com/ http://compfight.com/ http://www.3dmodelfree.com/ http://ookaboo.com/o/pictures/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray%27s_Anatomy http://images.wellcome.ac.uk/ http://openclipart.org// All Screenshots are used for review purposes only.
  15. 15. http://search.creativecommons.org
  16. 16. What does this mean for us as students? Access widened Copyright Respect Attribution
  17. 17. MythsWe can use images from the internet:• as long as we’re not making a profit• we acknowledge the url• there is no logo on the image• it’s just in the institution
  18. 18. TruthWe can use images from the internet:• if permitted by author• if allowed for by the licensing terms e.g. Creative Commons• when open – public domain
  19. 19. Caution / Protection Copyright needs to be respected Images public domain
  20. 20. Summary onCopyright Internet is changing http://www.flickr.com/photos/loop_oh/4313629167/ By Rupert Ganzer (CC BY-ND) the way we learn  Open space with the worldwide web  Wider options through connectivity  Legal considerations are essential  Self regulation is vital
  21. 21. Are we respecting & valuing Copyright ? Thank you OER4Us by Veronica Mitchell and Nicole Southgate is licensed Under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 South Africa LicenseExcept for images from third-parties, where the appropriate license has been stated.
  22. 22. Other useful links Copyright free or CC images  http://www.123rf.com  http://www.compfight.com/  http://www.sxc.hu/ Copyright free or CC sound  www.opsound.org (for royalty free sound tracks)  http://www.jamendo.com/en/ Referencing  Keep a list of the name of the image, the author and link where you found the picture, e.g.  Little girl in Cambodia (b&w) by James Khoo found on http://www.flickr.com/photos/jameskhoo/2474356739/ Downloading videos from YouTube  http://www.real.com

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