Open Educational Resources Workshop    Practicalities of Contributing to UCT OpenContent   Developing Open Educational Pra...
Difference between &quot;online content&quot; and &quot;open content&quot; (OER) <ul><li>Much of the content we interact o...
Identifying something to share <ul><ul><li>The UCT OpenContent directory hosts openly licensed teaching and learning resou...
Evaluating the media resources within your resource <ul><ul><li>Is it protected under copyright law? </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Example: Copyrighted Resource
Recreated resource  Adapted from Kielhofner (2002)  A Model of Human Occupation: Theory and Application  .  Lippincott Wil...
Copyrighted Resource
Recreated resource  Adapted from: Cole and Tufano (2008)  Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach  ...
Recreation of images  http://google.com/docs http://www.gliffy.com/
Sourcing Alternatives  <ul><ul><li>Finding an alternative image  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search Creative Commons Fl...
Compfight search for &quot;computer laptop&quot;
Wikimedia search for &quot;leg&quot;
Referencing open content  <ul><li>http://www.learnerstogether.net/how-to-use-and-cite-creative-commons-resources/312 </li>...
Presentation Example <ul><ul><li>Original PowerPoint presentation  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Converted PowerPoint present...
Psychological  Tools and  Mediated   Learning By: Alex Kozulin   Article Review  Michael Paskevicius
Vygotsky Theory and Issues in Modern Education http://billkerr2.blogspot.com/2006_07_01_archive.html
Mediated Learning  <ul><li>What kind of involvement by the adult is effective in enhancing the child’s performance? </li><...
Zone of Proximal Development  <ul><li>Transfer of function of awareness to actual development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. In ...
Psychological  Tools and  Mediated   Learning By: Alex Kozulin   Article Review  Michael Paskevicius
Vygotsky Theory and Issues in Modern Education Adapted from Kozulin, A.  (2003) Psychological tools and Mediated Learning....
Mediated Learning  <ul><li>What kind of involvement by the adult is effective in enhancing the child’s performance? </li><...
Zone of Proximal Development  <ul><li>Transfer of function of awareness to actual development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. In ...
Discuss issues with resources  <ul><ul><li>What issues do you foresee with your potential OER resources? </li></ul></ul>
Choosing a license
 
<ul><ul><li>Would you allow commercial uses of your work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No </...
OpenContent Suggests
Get a license <ul><ul><li>http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Get-a-Creative-Commons-license </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy and ...
Hosting  <ul><ul><li>Hopefully the resource is already online (Vula, Departmental server, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Creating the link on OpenContent <ul><ul><li>Log in using your UCT staff number  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click contribu...
Profiling <ul><ul><li>Showcase profile of  Jonny Myers  and  Jean-Paul Van Belle </li></ul></ul>
References <ul><li>Wiley, D. (2009)  Defining “Open”.  Blog post on iterating toward openness.  Posted November 16, 2009. ...
UCT OER team contacts <ul><li>General Help :  http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Help </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Paskevicius  [em...
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Practical workshop on contributing to the open educational resources (OER) movement by scrutinizing your teaching and learning resources for copyright concerns. Developing Open Educational Practices. (OEP)

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  1. 1. Open Educational Resources Workshop    Practicalities of Contributing to UCT OpenContent Developing Open Educational Practice Shihaam Donnelly & Michael Paskevicius 16 April 2010
  2. 2. Difference between &quot;online content&quot; and &quot;open content&quot; (OER) <ul><li>Much of the content we interact on a daily basis is online, but that does not necessarily make it open. </li></ul><ul><li>Truly OpenContent can be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reused </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remixed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redistributed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Wiley, 2009) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Identifying something to share <ul><ul><li>The UCT OpenContent directory hosts openly licensed teaching and learning resources created by academics and students at UCT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Handbooks & guides </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Image Collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open textbooks  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vula sites  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What resources do you have that you could share? </li></ul></ul></ul>A Creative Commons image by (ta)
  4. 4. Evaluating the media resources within your resource <ul><ul><li>Is it protected under copyright law? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If resource falls under copyright protection, either: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recreate the resources using office or online tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Replace the resource with a similar resource by finding an open source alternative or by creating your own resource </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain permission from the author, publisher, editor, organization who holds the copyright  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reconsider if the resource is really necessary? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>      </li></ul>
  5. 5. Example: Copyrighted Resource
  6. 6. Recreated resource Adapted from Kielhofner (2002) A Model of Human Occupation: Theory and Application  . Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (124)
  7. 7. Copyrighted Resource
  8. 8. Recreated resource Adapted from: Cole and Tufano (2008) Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach  , SLACK Incorporated. (109)
  9. 9. Recreation of images http://google.com/docs http://www.gliffy.com/
  10. 10. Sourcing Alternatives <ul><ul><li>Finding an alternative image </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search Creative Commons Flickr images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Images on Wikipedia are either Creative Commons or PD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Images - Grays Anatomy  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-creation of the image for your own purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GoogleDocs drawing /diagram tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gliffy.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powerpoint, Word, Excel, scanned hand-drawn graphics </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Compfight search for &quot;computer laptop&quot;
  12. 12. Wikimedia search for &quot;leg&quot;
  13. 13. Referencing open content <ul><li>http://www.learnerstogether.net/how-to-use-and-cite-creative-commons-resources/312 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mention License  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creators Name  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to source if possible </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Presentation Example <ul><ul><li>Original PowerPoint presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Converted PowerPoint presentation </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Psychological Tools and Mediated Learning By: Alex Kozulin Article Review Michael Paskevicius
  16. 16. Vygotsky Theory and Issues in Modern Education http://billkerr2.blogspot.com/2006_07_01_archive.html
  17. 17. Mediated Learning <ul><li>What kind of involvement by the adult is effective in enhancing the child’s performance? </li></ul>http://education.more4kids.info/page/5/
  18. 18. Zone of Proximal Development <ul><li>Transfer of function of awareness to actual development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. In an interactive situation children can become involved in activities that are more complex than those they could master themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Joint activity results in the specific function becoming appropriated (internalized) by the child </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Kozulin, 2003) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Psychological Tools and Mediated Learning By: Alex Kozulin Article Review Michael Paskevicius
  20. 20. Vygotsky Theory and Issues in Modern Education Adapted from Kozulin, A. (2003) Psychological tools and Mediated Learning. Cambridge University Press
  21. 21. Mediated Learning <ul><li>What kind of involvement by the adult is effective in enhancing the child’s performance? </li></ul>Creative commons image by robertjosiah http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertjosiah/542734888/
  22. 22. Zone of Proximal Development <ul><li>Transfer of function of awareness to actual development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. In an interactive situation children can become involved in activities that are more complex than those they could master themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Joint activity results in the specific function becoming appropriated (internalized) by the child </li></ul></ul>Kozulin, A. (2003). Psychological tools and mediated learning. In Vygotsky's Educational Theory in Cultural Context. Kozulin, A., Gindis, B., Ageyev, V.V., Miller, S.M. Eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  23. 23. Discuss issues with resources <ul><ul><li>What issues do you foresee with your potential OER resources? </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Choosing a license
  25. 26. <ul><ul><li>Would you allow commercial uses of your work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Would you allow modifications or derivatives of your work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No </li></ul></ul>Questions to ask
  26. 27. OpenContent Suggests
  27. 28. Get a license <ul><ul><li>http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Get-a-Creative-Commons-license </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy and paste license into resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or http://creativecommons.org/choose/ </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Hosting <ul><ul><li>Hopefully the resource is already online (Vula, Departmental server, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose host most suitable to file type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare ( Example ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HTML sites ( Example ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Document on Vula ( Example ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No matter where it is hosted, you will be able to describe it and make it more discoverable using the OpenContent Directory! </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. Creating the link on OpenContent <ul><ul><li>Log in using your UCT staff number  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click contribute  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter the necessary metadata  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit!   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your resource is moderated and becomes part of UCT OpenContent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Demo   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  30. 31. Profiling <ul><ul><li>Showcase profile of Jonny Myers and Jean-Paul Van Belle </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. References <ul><li>Wiley, D. (2009) Defining “Open”. Blog post on iterating toward openness. Posted November 16, 2009. Retrieved online April 13, 2010. http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/1123 </li></ul>
  32. 33. UCT OER team contacts <ul><li>General Help : http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Help </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Paskevicius [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Glenda Cox [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Shihaam Donnelly [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for Educational Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Hlanganani Building,Upper Campus, UCT </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 021 650 3841 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: 021 650 5045 </li></ul>
  33. 34. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/za/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. Prepared by Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams [email_address] & Michael Paskevicius [email_address] OpenContent Directory : http://opencontent.uct.ac.za Companion site on Vula: https://vula.uct.ac.za/portal/site/openuct OER UCT project blog: http://blogs.uct.ac.za/blog/oer-uct Follow us: http://twitter.com/openuct Presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/mpaskevi

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