Open Resources - Share, Remix, Learn

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A presentation about open resources at NYSCATE 2013

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Open Resources - Share, Remix, Learn

  1. 1. www.k12opened.com/about content.k12opened.com
  2. 2. Open means many things….
  3. 3. What are OER?   OER = open educational resources Digital, free, and OPEN for anyone to use, adapt, and redistribute
  4. 4.       What does “open” mean to you? Have you used open resources? If so, what value do you find in them? Have you open licensed your own content? What hopes do you have for OER? What concerns or challenges do you have? Text 75011 and your requests/questions for this session to 22333
  5. 5. Sharing Collaboration Agency Voice Connected learning MORE Teacher innovation and professionalism Teacher and student flexibility and choice Differentiation Alternative to textbooks Mobile use Free, legal content for multimedia projects
  6. 6. Remixing and the Common Core  We have a unique opportunity Common Core + digital + open + teacher and student innovation = a new era in curriculum .
  7. 7. Traditional copyright all rights reserved Public domain unrestricted use
  8. 8. Traditional copyright all rights reserved Public domain unrestricted use Copyright with open licenses some rights reserved
  9. 9. Attribution (BY) ▪ Non-commercial (NC) ▪ No derivatives (ND) ▪ Copyleft - Share-Alike (SA) Recommended for education: CC BY
  10. 10. Creative Commons: − CC BY – You can use however you want; just cite the source. − CC BY SA – You can use however you want, but you must cite the source AND license your work under a sharing license. − CC BY NC – You can use only if it is noncommercial (you can’t charge $); cite the source. − CC BY ND – You can use the work but you can’t change it or put it into a bigger work; also cite the source.
  11. 11. Others: GFDL – Share-alike license used by Wikipedia and others. Public domain – not copyrighted; you can use however you like. Custom licenses (e.g. morguefile and Teacher’s Domain)
  12. 12. Citing Sources  ALWAYS cite sources  Can be under the image or at the end in credits  Screen names are ok  (optional) Include source URL
  13. 13. More Formal Citation Formats  MLA Author’s name, the name of the work, publication/site, the date of creation, and the medium of publication Bronayur. “Hershey, PA sign.” Wikipedia, Jan. 9, 2007. JPG file.  APA Name of the organization, followed by the date. In brackets, provide a brief explanation of what type of data is there and in what form it appears. Finally, provide the project name and retrieval information. Hershey, PA sign. (Jan. 9, 2007). [Photo of Hershey, PA sign, JPG]. Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hershey_Pennsylvania_1.JPG
  14. 14. http://content.k12opened.com
  15. 15. How You Can Open License Your Own Work   Just write “licensed under Creative Commons CC BY” on the work Use the Creative Commons “Choose a License” tool . − Supplies license artwork − Optional code you can put on a web site to be accessed by open search engines
  16. 16. How You Can Contribute     Join our forthcoming OER Community of Practice. If you publish something you are willing to share, open license it. . Help evaluate and correlate open resources. Tell three people you know about open content and Creative Commons.
  17. 17. Thank you. Karen Fasimpaur karen@k12opened.com First screen image credits: Linux computer lab – Michael Surran Linux penguin - Larry Ewing <lewing@isc.tamu.edu> with the GIMP Books - Tizzie Globe – NASA Cloud background - Anca Mosoiu

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