Teaching and Learning Support Activities at Osaka University

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Teaching and Learning Support Activities at Osaka University

  1. 1. Teaching Learning Support Activities at Osaka University Haruo Takemura Director, TLSC Osaka University
  2. 2. Who am I? • Name: Haruo Takemura – Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, – Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, e-Learning Systems etc. • Professor, Informedia Education Research Division, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University • Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University • Head, Division for Planning and Development, Center for Education in Liberal arts and Sciences • Director, Teaching and Learning Support Center, Osaka University • Vice Head, Creative Unit, Osaka University
  3. 3. Cybermedia Center • Super Computer Center with NEC SX-9 vector type super computer. • Operating computer lab for IT literacy education and language education (CALL –computer assisted language learning) • Operating LMS – Learning Management System and other IT services for education.
  4. 4. The Lab • Research topics – Virtual Reality – Augmented Reality – Human Computer Interaction – 3D user interface – Application of IT for education • Staffs – Four professors – Six Ph. D. candidates – Ten master degree students. – Four senior students (undergraduate) – Two exchange international students.
  5. 5. Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences • Successor of IHERP (Institute of Higher Education Research and Practice) • In charge of general education for undergraduate and graduate level
  6. 6. Teaching and Learning Support Center • Successor of IHERP (Institute of Higher Education Research and Practice) • In charge of general education for undergraduate and graduate level
  7. 7. History of Osaka University(1) • Established in 1931. • Its root goes back to 1838.
  8. 8. History of Osaka University(2) • 25,000 Students • 3,000 faculty • Research Oriented University • Ranked as No. 3 in Japan
  9. 9. Teaching and Learning Support Center • 6 year project from 2013 to 2019 • Introducing active learning to create positive spiral of learning • Establish One-stop-service for campus wide faculty development • IT is used to maximize outcome with small number of staffs ↓ • Using e-Learning and active learning methods for FD, preFD, RD • We have introduced three systems that is designed to support spontaneous and active learning in FY2013 9
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  11. 11. Learn InClassLearningOffClassLearning Spiral For Quality Assurance CELAS Schools TA e Learning e Portfolio Active Learning Graduate Level General Education Sub Major, Sub Program ① Teaching support ② Out of class learning support (Career Development support) General Education Professional Education ※:Grey letter indicates project with other funding source FD Workshop Science workshop Career Development Workshop Problem solving internship Honor Program Sufficient hours with spontaneous Learning 自主研究 大阪大学のルーツ TeachingandLearningSupportCenter ( TLSC ) LearningSpiralbeyondClassboundary Enriched Education Enhancing Education with establishment of TLSC 11
  12. 12. Are we ready for today’s leaners? Video
  13. 13. Faculty Development • University FD – Once a year, Half – day lecture • FD seminar – 2 hour workshop or hands on type training on various topics • Course Design Workshop – Two – four day program – 5 times / year • E-Learning contents – Original contents and others
  14. 14. FD Lectures • Half day FD lecture on various FD topics in September since 2008 • Lectures are recorded and delivered through CMS for later viewing also. • All faculty members are asked to participate the lecture every four years • Attendance rate is not high enough to satisfy the requirement of every four year participation. • Topics – Message from Vice president in Education at Osaka University – Hot topics about higher education – Practical lectures of using cutting edge teaching technology – Show case of award winning instructors’ courses
  15. 15. FD seminars • More practical topics for younger instructors • Up to 20 participants / seminars • Friendly environment with refreshments etc. • 50 – 60 seminars / year • Seminars are also open to instructors from other university than OU
  16. 16. Course Design Workshop • 2003-2012 CDWS originally developed by McGill University, Canada has been held once a year at OU. Four day WS in English. • 2013 3WS, two WS in Japanese and one in English • 2014 5Ws, four in Japanese and one in English • Consists of Lectures, group work and micro teaching
  17. 17. Learn InClassLearningOffClassLearning Spiral For Quality Assurance CELAS Schools TA e Learning e Portfolio Active Learning Graduate Level General Education Sub Major, Sub Program ① Teaching support ② Out of class learning support (Career Development support) General Education Professional Education ※:Grey letter indicates project with other funding source FD Workshop Science workshop Career Development Workshop Problem solving internship Honor Program Sufficient hours with spontaneous Learning 自主研究 大阪大学のルーツ TeachingandLearningSupportCenter ( TLSC ) LearningSpiralbeyondClassboundary Enriched Education Enhancing Education with establishment of TLSC 17
  18. 18. ICT supported collaborative learning classrooms Room A212 and A312 in CELAS building were renovated as ICT supported collaborative learning classrooms. This rooms support both lecture type education and collaborative group work education. Setting changes can be easily done during class hours. The room support spontaneous learning of students in usual classes. Lecture setting Collaborative learning setting Easy Setting change Rooms consist of, ・movable chairs, desks and white boards which support variety of group layout。 ・Walls are made of white board which can also be used for projection screen. ・four projectors with matrix switches with apple TV devices. This enables a lecturer’s or student’s iPad Screen can be projected easily. ・iPad tablet for students to use with various teaching and learning support applications 18
  19. 19. Class room response system with mobile device support The system which works like clickers by using smart phone and other mobile devices in lecture rooms in CELAS building. Cybermedia Center Blackboard LMS) Instructor Response Info Students’ iPad PC Instructor’s iPad WiFi Projector ICT supported collaborative learning classrooms Enrollment Info BeeDance Server Questions Students Response to Question Lecture Rooms in CELAS Instructor’s iPad WiFi or 3G, 4G LTE Students use their own devices ・ ・ ・ iPad equiped for the room Real Time Response sys. 協働学習支援機能 ・リアルタイム応答 ・イメージボード ・テキストボード ・URL配信 ・ファイル共有 等々 19
  20. 20. Automated Lecture Capture system (Echo360) Lectures are automatically recorded based on pre-registered lecture schedule. PC output, blackboard image, and instructor’s voce are recorded. The contents are provided thorough LMS(blackboard R.9.1) to students who is registered for the lecture only. HD CameraMicrop hone Learning Contnets Support various devices PC Screen 12 lecture rooms are equipped with this system. Campus License for authoring Software is also provided. Blackboard LMS EchoSystem Server Auto- mated linkage Automated Postproduction and Archiving Servers are place at Cybermedia Center Bldg. Scheduled recording Archiving Delivery Students can view lectures With PC(Web browser)、 iPhone、iPad or Android . Links are generated EchoSystem capture appliance 20
  21. 21. Learn InClassLearningOffClassLearning Spiral For Quality Assurance CELAS Schools TA e Learning e Portfolio Active Learning Graduate Level General Education Sub Major, Sub Program ① Teaching support ② Out of class learning support (Career Development support) General Education Professional Education ※:Grey letter indicates project with other funding source FD Workshop Science workshop Career Development Workshop Problem solving internship Honor Program Sufficient hours with spontaneous Learning 自主研究 大阪大学のルーツ TeachingandLearningSupportCenter ( TLSC ) LearningSpiralbeyondClassboundary Enriched Education Enhancing Education with establishment of TLSC 21
  22. 22. Researcher Development at Osaka University. TLSC Transferable Skills Workshop 2014 / 03/ 24 • Morning Workshop in Japanese Instructor Dr Yamanouchi, Mr. Mori and Dr. Hori(Osaka Univ. Self introduction Skills, Skills for better communication, Group work for organizing given information • Afternoon Workshop in English Instructor Dr. Jon Turner (Univ. of Edinburgh) Attitude as an expert. Project management skills Intensive training for communication 22
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  24. 24. ④未来の大学教員養成プログラム (Future Faculty Program) 90hours(2 credit unit)→360hours(8credit unit) from 2015 ▶provided as inter graduate school lecture From 2014[University Course Design Ⅰ」(90hours:2CU)is being taught for 20 students. From 2015, three other courses are provided in order to make 360 hours (8CU) program that can be treated as sub program for graduate study. Teaching experience and project management are planned to be taught. Those who finished this sub program will get a certificate that is necessary for applying STA(Senior teaching assistant), TF(Teaching fellow) or LA(Learning advisor). Pre-Faculty Development at OU 24
  25. 25. • • Teaching Fellow system (a qualification for students allowing to teach whole course) is also planned. Name Role qualificatoin STA Class assistant including partial course design and teaching with instructor’s supervision and managing JTAs Ph.D candidates only (needs STA qualification) JTA Class assistant with instructor’s supervision Graduate students SA Assistant without instructions Undergraduate studentss Teaching Assistant system at OU 25
  26. 26. Summary (1) • Over view to TLSC at Osaka University • ICT systems which support active learning concept. • Overview of FD program by TLSC • Overview of Researcher development and pre FD. 26
  27. 27. Who am I (2) • President, Japan OpenCourseWare Consortium • Board member, Open Education Consortium • Vice President, Virtual Reality Society of Japan • Board member, Human Interface Society. • Member at IEEE, ACM, IPSC, IEICE etc.
  28. 28. advancing formal and informal learning through the worldwide sharing and use of free, open, high-quality education materials organized as courses. What is OCW An OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free and open digital publication of high quality college and university‐level educational materials. These materials are organized as courses, and often include course planning materials and evaluation tools as well as thematic content. OpenCourseWare are free and openly licensed, accessible to anyone, anytime via the internet. オープンコースウェア(OCW)は、大学レベルの高品質の教育教材のフリーでオープ ンなデジタル出版物である。これらの教材は、コースとして構成されており、テーマ別 のコンテンツに加えて、コースプランニングのための材料や試験、レポート課題などの 評価ツールをしばしば含んでいます。 オープンコースウェアは、インターネット経由で いつでも、だれでもがアクセスでき、無料でオープンなライセンスで提供されています。 (OpenCourseWare Consortium Web ページより)
  29. 29. OCW • is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses. • is available for use and adaptation under an open license, such as certain Creative Commons licenses. • does not typically provide certification or access to faculty.
  30. 30. Number of OCW courses Original Courses Translated Courses
  31. 31. OCW movement in Japan – growing but slow OCW / OER in Japan 96 257 563 806 1285 1523 57 95 151 172 215 275 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2000 English Japanese
  32. 32. • Open Source Software • Wikipedia • Creative Commons • These activities suggests OER can be effective trends towards improving higher education. Will OER movement improve education?
  33. 33. • Open sharing and open access give instructors a chance to review their own lectures and to learn on their peer’s lectures – Open Classroom, real-time streaming, lecture capture • Promoting reuse of the educational contents – Collaborative work for revising teaching materials – Developing various versions of contents that covers divers needs of learners. • Enables to invest bigger budget on a course that can be used by teaching massive learners – MOOC model – Sending out good and unique educational resources to world. The same contents can be used for university general education. Effect of OCW/OER
  34. 34. • Started OpenCourseWare in May 2005 • Joined edX in March 2014. • Providing various support for faculty to share their educational materials and lectures – LMS,lecture capture system, Mooc development Osaka University’s movement
  35. 35. Top-down approach • Developing MOOC courses and publish them through global MOOC platform (e.g. EdX) and reform university for global age. At the sametime, the course can be used for internal (on campus) education. • University positively support Open Education Movement Bottom-up approach • Encouraging faculty to make their learning materials open by publishing them through OCW • Recording and archiving lectures for later use and review • More contents archived, less efforts to convert them into OCW or MOOCs Two approaches for OER movement
  36. 36. © 2012 Phil Hill. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 47, no. 6 (November/December 2012)
  37. 37. http://edutechnica.com/moocmap/
  38. 38. http://edutechnica.com/moocmap/
  39. 39. © 2012 Phil Hill. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 47, no. 6 (November/December 2012) MOOCs history
  40. 40. OER / MOOC Movement • Has potentials to improve quality, cost effectiveness and efficiency of higher education • Bringing in a competition among universities who are planning to do their business in the area where a needs for higher education is rapidly growing Educational contents in Japanese or English? • Japanese contents can not be used globally sometimes • Japanese contents are useful for internal use and sharing contents among Japanese Universities. • Sharing educational contents among Asian universities are needed to develop contents with Asian cultural background. Summary(2)

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