Health OER Network Design Jam March 2010

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On March 25, 2010 eighteen members of the U-M community from the School of Information, Medical School, and School of Public Policy gathered to address the question, "Can we build a shared social network platform that addresses global health education needs and increases the sharing of health education resources?" These slides were used during the introduction to the event.

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  • started 2 or 2.5 years ago by researchers at the school of information and others throughout the university
  • Health OER Network Design Jam March 2010

    1. 1. Health OER Network Design Jam Presenter: Kathleen Ludewig (MSI/MPP Candidate 2010) Presented to: University of Michigan March 25, 2010 Copyright 2010 Regents of the University of Michigan. Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/>.
    2. 2. Introductions
    3. 3. Challenges <ul><li>Educational materials are expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Disparity in health care within and between countries </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare worker shortage, especially in developing countries </li></ul>
    4. 4. Solution
    5. 5. Learning materials that are freely available for use, redistribution, and adaptation OER
    6. 6. A Huge Array Of OERs Exist Today Across Different Populations Of Learners K-12 Higher Education Life-Long Learning Courses Lesson plans Teacher training Video lectures Courseware Podcasts Journals Books Images Applications Games Slide from Presentation CC BY William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Presentation at University of Michigan, October 23, 2008
    7. 7. OERs Are Available Across The World Slide from Presentation CC BY William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Presentation at University of Michigan, October 23, 2008
    8. 8. Caveat The resources may be free, but there are other barriers (e.g. technical, social) to access.
    9. 9. What work has been so far? http://web.knust.edu.gh/oer/ http://freecourseware.uwc.ac.za/freecourseware/school-of-public-health/measuring-health-and-disease-1-introduction-to http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer/AfricanHealthOERVisionStatement/tabid/955/Default.aspx
    10. 10. Student involvement
    11. 11. Tonight’s Session Can we build a shared social network platform that addresses global health education needs and increases the sharing of health education resources? https://open.umich.edu/wiki/Health_OER_Network_Design_Jam_March_2010 Notes, drawings, pictures generated from the session will posted on the Open.Michigan wiki at http://open.umich.edu/wiki. All participants will receive attribution for their contributions and agree to share the materials under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
    12. 12. Questions? [email_address] https://open.umich.edu/wiki/Health_OER_Collaborations

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