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NGLC Webinar on Open Educational Resources


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A webinar on Open Educational Resources presented for the Next Generation Learning Challenges group

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NGLC Webinar on Open Educational Resources

  1. 1. Open Educational Resources David Wiley, PhD Instructional Psychology and Technology Brigham Young University
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  3. 3. What? Who? Why (not)? A framework for the conversation
  4. 5. Open Educational Resources? Let’s begin by defining terms
  5. 6. Open, adj . Describes educational materials
  6. 7. Open Textbooks Open Educational Resources Open Courseware Open Courses
  7. 8. Open, adj . Teaching materials freely shared with permissions to engage in the “4R” activities
  8. 9. The 4 Rs Reuse – make and use copies Revise – adapt and improve Remix – combine with others Redistribute – share with others
  9. 10. Communicate 4 Rs Permissions <ul><li>Since this overrides default copyright, you must communicate your intent with a copyright license </li></ul>
  10. 11. Offers easy to use 4 Rs licenses
  11. 16. Open Educational Resources Open Course Ware Open Courses Open Textbooks
  12. 17. Structure of OER Collections Topical – repositories of pieces OpenCourseWare – materials only Open Courses – full courses Open Textbooks – by chapter
  13. 18. Repository Examples
  14. 22. OpenCourseWare Examples
  15. 33. Open Courses Examples
  16. 37. Open Textbook Examples
  17. 40. Organizations
  18. 44. Why OER? <ul><li>Access and Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous Quality Improvement </li></ul>
  19. 45. Access <ul><li>If you have access to the internet, you can get individual bits, full courses, and complete textbooks for free </li></ul>
  20. 46. Affordability <ul><li>At $100+ per book… </li></ul><ul><li>College students spend $1000/yr </li></ul><ul><li>School districts can only replace 5-7yrs </li></ul>
  21. 47. Continuous Quality Improvement <ul><li>When things need fixing, do you have permission? </li></ul><ul><li>Without OER there can’t be a quality feedback loop </li></ul>
  22. 48. Why (not) OER? <ul><li>The Inner Two Year Old </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency is Scary </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Concerns </li></ul>
  23. 49. The Inner Two Year Old <ul><li>“ Mine!” </li></ul>
  24. 50. Transparency is Scary <ul><li>What if everyone finds out I’m a poor teacher?!? </li></ul>
  25. 51. Financial Concerns <ul><li>Can we afford to share? </li></ul><ul><li>Won’t we put ourselves out of business? </li></ul>
  26. 52. Discussion <ul><li>David Wiley </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>@opencontent </li></ul>