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Introduction OpenCourseWare Europe for Madrid workshop

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Introduction OpenCourseWare Europe for Madrid workshop by Willem van Valkenburg on 11th of June 2013

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Introduction OpenCourseWare Europe for Madrid workshop

  1. 1. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union1OpenCourseWare in EuropeHow to Make Use of Its Full Potentialfor Virtual Mobility11 June 2013Willem van ValkenburgTwitter: #ocweu
  2. 2. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union2Please attributeWillem van Valkenburg – OpenCourseWare Europehttp://opencourseware.eu
  3. 3. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union3Willem van ValkenburgCoordinatorTU Delft Open Education TeamBoard member of theOpenCourseWare ConsortiumProjectleader EU-projectOCW in the European HE contexttwitter.com/wfvanvalkenburg slideshare.net/ocweu
  4. 4. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union4Agenda• Introduction• What is Open…• Why Open Education• OpenCourseWare• Europe?
  5. 5. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union5Why Open Education MattersCC-BY Blink Tower: http://vimeo.com/43401199
  6. 6. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union6What are Open Educational Resources?• Shared educational materials• Openly licensed for distribution, re-use andmodification• Available to anyone via the internet (and oftenother means)David Wiley 4R’s:Reuse – copy verbatimRedistribute – share with othersRevise – adapt and editRemix – combine with others
  7. 7. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union7What is Open Education?• Ecosystem of different Open Initiatives:
  8. 8. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union8Why be Open? Global BenefitsCredit: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC-SAWashington’sOpen Course LibraryA collection of openlylicensed (CC-BY)educational materials for81 high-enrollment collegecoursesa worldwide community ofhundreds of institutionscommitted to advancingOpenCourseWare and itsimpact on global education.>20k courses publishedTU Delft content is used atITB Bandung to educatestudents about waterWatermanagement
  9. 9. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union9to help solve social problems throughexpansion of access to education. It doesthis by leveraging its sources of expertopinion, its global network and its positionas the principal voice of open education.Our mission
  10. 10. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union10• ~280 members• ~200 live OCW sites• ~20,000 courseshttp://www.ocwconsortium.org
  11. 11. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union11OpenCourseWare in Europe?
  12. 12. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union12OpenCourseWare in Europe• Situation in Europe:• Many different countries• Already have the brick-and-mortar universities• We educate students for more than 2000 years• Very conservative in regards to education• Universities face budget cuts due to the eurocrisis• Consequences:• Europe is lacking behind• Euro crisis gives opportunity to change
  13. 13. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union13OpenCourseWare in EuropeHow to make use of its full potential for virtual mobility
  14. 14. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union14Partners
  15. 15. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union15ObjectivesFacilitate virtual mobility• Create of preconditions for a strong EuropeanOCW-framework• closer cooperation between Europeaninstitutes• mutual use of material and even joint degrees• enhance quality and increase the usage ofonline courses
  16. 16. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union16Phases• Pedagogic andcultural issues• Models forsustainablecooperationbetween HEI onOCW• Educationalinnovation withOCW• Comparing andassessing nationalpolicies and therole ofgovernmentsPhase 1Research• Workshops fordissimination andinput of experts• Final results,based uponresearch and theoutcomes of theworkshops.• Results:publications end2013 throughdifferent channelscited by majororganizationsactive in the fieldof OER.Phase 2WorkshopsPhase 3FinalReports• Foundation for aEuropean branchof the OCWC hasbeen initiatedtowards the end of2013.Phase 4OCWCEurope
  17. 17. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union17Launch of OCW Europe4 and 5 DecemberLyon, France
  18. 18. opencourseware.euwith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union18Partners• Delft University of Technology• Universidad Politécnica Madrid• Universitat de Barcelona• Katholieke Universiteit Leuven• Université de Lyon, VetAgro Sup• OpenCourseWare Consortium• Creative Commonswww.opencourseware.euslideshare.net/ocweutwitter: #ocweu

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