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OER on Main Street


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OER15 Keynote, 14 April 2015, Cardiff. Josie Fraser on mainstreaming open educational resources and practices.

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OER on Main Street

  1. 1. OER on Main Street Tuesday 14 April 2015 #OER15 @josiefraser
  2. 2. Leicester!
  3. 3. "Mainstreetflorida" by Speedway licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  4. 4. Eternal September - Image #180,391, unknown author, Know Your Meme
  5. 5. DigiLit Leicester
  6. 6. Digital Literacy in Practice
  7. 7. Current School Practice • Relationship of many school staff to copyright on spectrum of ‘quiet anxiety’ to ‘giddy exceptionalism’ • Majority of staff haven’t heard of open licencing, OER, or Creative Commons • Many staff not aware of IP issues
  8. 8. Current School Practice • Culture of sharing – informal & uncredited • High quality, excellent resources are being produced & built on
  9. 9. OER Schools Guidance & Practical Resources “Produce accessible guidance for school staff which supports schools staff in understanding and making use of Open Licensing, as well as creating and sharing their own Open Educational Resources.”
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  12. 12. OER Schools Conference – resources & reports
  13. 13. Using Wikipedia to create free topic books for learners
  14. 14. Leicester City Council has given permission for staff at community & voluntary controlled schools in the city to openly license the educational resources they produce in the line of their employment.
  15. 15. Leicester City Council recommends Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) OER on Main Street: by Josie Fraser/Leicester City Council licensed under CC BY 4.0 Credited images included under their own licence terms
  16. 16. Developing the Guidance • Definition of OER • Open education community • Accessibility of text • Licence recommendation • Legal position of staff • Presence of multiple dolphins
  17. 17. School FAQ • What is an open licence & how does it work? • IP & employment • Quality, control, management
  18. 18. OER in Practice
  19. 19. Key questions for schools • Do staff know about open licensing? • Are all staff aware of IP in relation to employment? • Which is your schools preferred open licence? • What resources should/could schools and staff be sharing? • How can staff be supported to share work openly?
  20. 20. OER on Main Street Staff: • Awareness • Licencing agreements Students: • Modelling practice • Curriculum opportunities • IP rights management
  21. 21. Diolch yn fawr!
  22. 22. Additional Images Eternal September - Image #180,391, unknown author, Know Your Meme "Mainstreetflorida" by Speedway licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Spinner Dolphins, Big Island, Hawaii, by Steve Dunleavy, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0