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An open and closed case for educational resources

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Pecha kucha presentation delivered at Repository Fringe, 3 Sept. 2010. Argues that releasing learning materials as open educational resources can be a better way of solving some of the internal issues institutions face regarding managing teaching and learning materials.

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An open and closed case for educational resources

  1. 1. 1<br />An open and closed case for educational resources<br />Phil Barker<br />R John Robertson<br />Lorna M Campbell<br />
  2. 2. OER: Open educational resources<br />2<br />Image by opensourceway, licence cc-by-sa<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/4371000818/<br />
  3. 3. The closed way<br />3<br />Image by draco2008 licence cc-by<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/draco2008/2727199209/ <br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Image by Lorna M Campbell<br />
  5. 5. MIT OCW<br />5<br />Image by MIT OCW licence cc-by-sa<br />http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/<br />
  6. 6. Managing digital educational materials<br />6<br />Image by (nutmeg) licence cc-by<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/absolutely_loverly/2348473585/ <br />
  7. 7. And why did they fail?<br />7<br />Image by my_new_wintercoat licence cc-by-nc-sa<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/my_new_wintercoat/415138363/<br />
  8. 8. Does an open approach address these challenges?<br />Image by University of Adelaide licence cc-by<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_university_of_adelaide/969267722/<br />
  9. 9. Institutional buy-in<br />Image by Tony Eccles licence cc-by-nc-sa<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonytoo/3659947093/<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Image by Monica Bargmann licence cc-by-sa<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_mistress/1304655401/<br />
  11. 11. Social responsibility<br />“Our mission has always been to be open to people, places, methods and ideas and OpenLearn allows us to extend these values into the 21st century. <br />Professor David Vincent, The Open University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor<br />11<br />”<br />
  12. 12. Social responsibility<br />“it must be open to those outside the academic community to question what is being taught and to what level in our universities<br />UK Information Tribunal ruling on FoI request to release course material<br />12<br />”<br />
  13. 13. Legalities<br />Content removed due to licensing issues<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Image by Steve Harris licence cc-by-nc<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/steveharris/3328419931/<br />
  15. 15. Some things become simpler<br />15<br />Image by takacsi75 ilcencecc-by http://www.flickr.com/photos/13519089@N03/1380483002/<br />
  16. 16. Self description or metadata?<br />16<br />Image by saltatempo licence cc-by-nc http://www.flickr.com/photos/saltatempo/323462998/<br />
  17. 17. From MIT OCW Licence cc-by-nc-sa<br />http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-01-unified-engineering-i-ii-iii-iv-fall-2005-spring-2006/<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />Image by Julio Aguilar icence cc-by-nc-sa http://www.flickr.com/photos/madth3/2628192654/<br />
  19. 19. Get stuff on to the open web<br />19<br />Image from <br />Opening Up Education<br />Edited by Toru Iiyoshi and MS Vijay Kumar <br />MIT Press, ©2008.<br />
  20. 20. http://www.cetis.ac.uk<br />http://www.slideshare.net/philb<br />@PhilBarker phil.barker@hw.ac.uk<br />@kavubob robert.robertson@strath.ac.uk<br />@LornaMCambell lmc@STRATH.AC.UK<br />Except where stated for third party images<br />

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