OERs across sectors

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OERs across sectors

  1. 1. OERs across sectors<br />Elluminate session<br />12th April 2011<br />UKOER synthesis and evaluation team<br />Caledonian Academy<br />Glasgow Caledonian University, UK<br />www.academy.gcal.ac.uk<br />
  2. 2. OERs across sectors<br />Overview<br />Emerging issues relating to OERs and FE and early lessons we could share or even approaches that may be useful. How will our OERs be used across the sectors – FE, work-based students, independent learners? <br />Does this change how we develop or release them?<br />Projects and partners<br /><ul><li>challenges that are specific to FE
  3. 3. things that seem to work in FE 
  4. 4. take-home message for other projects working with FE</li></ul>Discussion<br /><ul><li>potential dissemination routes for FE lessons and outputs.
  5. 5. wider cross sector issues and sustainability</li></li></ul><li>OERs across sectors<br />Projects<br />(Open educational Resources for Biologists Involved in Teaching And Learning) OeRBITAL project - Terry McAndrew<br />(Cascading Social Science Open Educational Resources)<br />CSAP Cascade – Anna Gruszczynska<br />(Simulated Performing Arts Creative Environment) SPACE project – Helen Richardson (Doncaster College)<br />(Educational Development Open Resources) EDOR Project - Yolande Knight<br />
  6. 6. Thoughts from Terry McAndrew Bioscience Subject Centre and Techdis<br /><ul><li>One of the challenges to FE is the higher proportion of students with accessibility needs
  7. 7. FE grasps the cloud's resources more easily (as I see it) as it has less in-house provision than HE
  8. 8. FE networks of resources (e.g. LSIS excellence gateway - http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/) may not be well known to HE. Those in FE might find opportunities to tie in with similar subject disciplines in HE or link generic resources. http://skills.library.leeds.ac.uk/student_homepage.php with http://tlp.excellencegateway.org.uk/tlp/xcurricula/employability/index.php?i=9
  9. 9. HE might be willing to learn from more the FE sector if it knew what worked well for them.</li></ul>OERs across sectors<br />

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