Disciplinary Thinking Webinar - Helen King

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  • OERs freely available online for use world wide under an appropriate Creative Commons licence. In the pilot phase, as well as the OERs themselves a variety of resources and information was produced around the creation and use of OERs.
  • One of the things we learnt from the previous phases was that it is much easier to create OERs from scratch rather than trying to repurpose existing materials, mostly because of the IPR issue.
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  • Disciplinary Thinking Webinar - Helen King

    1. 1. Open Educational Resources for Use in Educational Development Dr Helen King Head of Academic Staff Development, University of Bath Project Manager: Disciplinary Thinking (aka Academic Practice in Context: OERs for Exploring Discipline-based Learning & Teaching) http://disciplinarythinking.wordpress.com
    2. 2. Webinar Schedule <ul><li>OERs and Project Overview: Helen King </li></ul><ul><li>Project Materials: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>http://disciplinarythinking.wordpress.com </li></ul>
    3. 3. Funding for OERs in the UK <ul><li>Higher Education Academy (HEA)/JISC </li></ul><ul><li>3 phases of funding to develop open educational resources (OERs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1) Pilot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) Main Phase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3) Embedding & Sustaining Change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>JISC Infokit: http://bit.ly/oerinfokit </li></ul>
    4. 4. Open Materials for Accredited Courses (OMAC) <ul><li>HEA/JISC: phases 2 and 3 </li></ul><ul><li>For use by educational developers within courses, programmes and other activities </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned to UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and support learning (UKPSF: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ukpsf ) </li></ul>
    5. 5. Our Project <ul><li>Funded under phase 3, OMAC strand </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary Thinking (aka Academic Practice in Context: OERs for Exploring Discipline-based Learning & Teaching) </li></ul><ul><li>http://disciplinarythinking.wordpress.com </li></ul>
    6. 6. Project Background <ul><li>My experience / interest in discipline-based educational development ( http://www.gees.ac.uk ) </li></ul><ul><li>Making explicit the ways of thinking & practising in the disciplines / expert - novice </li></ul><ul><li>How can we do this within a ‘generic’, multi-disciplinary course? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Project Outputs / Outcomes <ul><li>Open materials for use by educational developers </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a community of practice / network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation & use of OERs in educational development: JISCmail discussion list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=OER4EDDEV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Disciplinary Thinking’ materials, review and comment: blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// disciplinarythinking.wordpress.com </li></ul></ul>

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