Open Educational Resources: Creating, Using, and Sharing (University of Ghana)


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Presentation given by Mr. Chris Andrew Yebuah from University of Ghana to the AITI-KACE OER seminar on Jan 10, 2013.

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Open Educational Resources: Creating, Using, and Sharing (University of Ghana)

  1. 1. pen Educational Resources CREATING, USING AND SHARING Chris Andrew Yebuah OER Media Specialist CC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah, 2013 University of Ghana
  2. 2. List of Acronyms • OER – Open Educational Resources • UG – University of Ghana • CHS – College of Health Sciences • DVD – Digital Versatile Disk • HTML – HyperText Markup LanguageCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  3. 3. Joining OER Tech-Team • Experience from Media and Entertainment • The Challenge of doing Media for EducationCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  4. 4. Creating OER Materials 1. Select departmental OER coordinator! Each CHS department appoints an OER project coordinator to oversee OER development within the2. Identify authors & topics! department. The OER project coordinator convenes a departmental meeting with lecturers and the OER media specialists to identify authors and topics for OER. ! 3. Develop content ! The media specialists schedule an appointment with the faculty members to develop the resource. This often entails filming a lab demonstration or surgical procedure. During this step, the doctor or media specialists solicit consent from all those to be filmed (e.g.,CC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah students, lecturers, patients). !
  5. 5. Creating OER Materials 4. Edit! The media specialists make any necessary edits to audio and video,! looking for any technical, copyright or privacy concerns in the resource.! 5. Package! The media specialists package the OER into an HTML template and onto a DVD with a cover label. !CC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  6. 6. Creating OER Materials 6. Review by authors! The authoring lecturers and others in the department review the OER for accuracy and pedagogy.! Repeat as necessary! 7. Distribute within CHS! Depending on the feedback, The resource is distributed tothe OER media specialists may CHS students via DVD or need to re-film or re-edit through restricted local access components of the module.! on the UG OER site. ! 8. Review by Dean! The Dean of the School reviews the OER for accuracy and pedagogy.!CC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  7. 7. Creating OER Materials 9. Publish! The module is made public on the African Health OER Network websites. ! We now have a Server which is running with OER materialsCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  8. 8. Lighting • Check light source • Check power source • Do not put all lights in one plug • Do ambiance lighting • Check whether light and power interfere with audio signalCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  9. 9. Audio • Record and check if it sounds good. • Monitor while recording • Make sure the sound fits the videoCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  10. 10. Videoing • Check the colour balance • Be confident • Understand what you are videoingCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  11. 11. Video: Open Education Matters-Why is it important to share content-CC BY Funktionell v=dTNnxPcY49QCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  12. 12. Thank YouCC-BY-NC Chris Andrew Yebuah
  13. 13. References • Slide 1: earth-globe-3d-render-maps-courtesy-of-nasa.html • Slide 3: • Commonwealth of Learning – Perspectives on open and distance learning - Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice - Jenny Glennie, Ken Harley, Neil Butcher and Trudi van Wyk, Editors - Published by Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012, Chris Andrew Yebuah