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20091108 Aamc Health Oer Hanss

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Presentation on Health OER at the AAMC annual conference.

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20091108 Aamc Health Oer Hanss

  1. 1. Co-Developing Health Open Educational Resources Ted Hanss Director, Enabling Technologies 9 November 2009 Copyright 2009 The University of Michigan. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/>. AAMC Annual Conference - Boston
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Definition of Health Open Educational Resources (OER) </li></ul><ul><li>Health OER Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>Public Domain: Michael Reschke http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OERlogo.svg
  3. 3. Definition of Health OER
  4. 4. Health OER <ul><li>Educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and, under some licenses, to re-mix, improve, and re-distribute [Wikipedia] </li></ul><ul><li>Developed with and for health care providers at all levels (students to professionals) and in all disciplines </li></ul>
  5. 5. Institutional Goals for OER <ul><li>Make teaching and learning resources easier to reuse for your community and for people everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Increase collaboration across institutions and disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Use innovative software tools and explore research opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Support the mission of the university </li></ul>
  6. 6. Health OER
  7. 7. 2007 <ul><li>Dean Woolliscroft commits the Medical School to publishing all of its pre-clinical materials as OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Part of the vision to be a global medical school and a recognized innovator in medical education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medical School and the School of Information collaborate on developing student-centered dScribe publishing process </li></ul><ul><li>All U-M health science deans pledge their support </li></ul><ul><li>Health OER planning grant submitted to Hewlett Foundation </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2008 <ul><li>U-M President Mary Sue Coleman leads delegation to Ghana and South Africa (February and March) </li></ul><ul><li>Hewlett Foundation awards planning grant with additional support from Soros and FAIMER (March) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health OER workshop in Ghana (May) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dScribe development and materials piloting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant writing trip in Africa (July) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Institute of Medicine meeting (September) </li></ul><ul><li>Hewlett awards “Design Phase” grant (Nov) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Human Resources for Health <ul><li>Any long-term solution to the global health crisis requires investment in human resources . </li></ul><ul><li>Only well-trained health providers can ensure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Achievement of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation of global vaccination and medication distribution, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation for the next epidemic </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. 2009 <ul><li>“ Health OER Design Phase” partnership of U-M, OER Africa, University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), and University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape (South Africa) </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2009 Design Phase Tasks <ul><li>Hold policy/sensitization workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Identify curricular needs </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on co-creation of OERs that work in respective local contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Research aims </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess capacity to collaborate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design framework for assessing OER use and effect on learning outcomes and faculty productivity </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. University of Ghana Workshop
  13. 13. Dr. Engleberg’s Sabbatical
  14. 14. July 2009 Cape Town Workshop
  15. 15. Major Deliverable <ul><li>A long term logic model and sustainable, scalable, collaborative content development programs for comprehensive, open health professions curricula. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Gates Foundation Grant <ul><li>Ghana Michigan Collaborative Health Alliance for Reshaping Training, Education, and Research (CHARTER) </li></ul><ul><li>Two year human resources for health planning grant awarded in Nov 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership of U-M, UG, KNUST, Ghana Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service </li></ul><ul><li>OER processes embedded in education goals </li></ul>
  17. 17. Clinton Global Initiative University Kathleen Ludewig, Matt Simpson, Nejay Ananaba
  18. 18. Clinical Skills Tele-Mentoring <ul><li>Laparoscopic skills training by Dr. Jonathon Finks to Medical and Surgical Skills Institute at the Univ. of Ghana </li></ul>
  19. 19. Health OER Example
  20. 24. Wins! <ul><li>Enthusiastic early adopter faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Strong institutional leadership </li></ul><ul><li>High student interest </li></ul><ul><li>Local training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Intra-institutional partnerships (e.g., between College of Health Sciences and Dept of Communications and Design) </li></ul>
  21. 25. Challenges <ul><li>Policy challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IP ownership, faculty incentives (e.g., promotion, release time) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity, bandwidth, servers and support </li></ul></ul>
  22. 26. Desires <ul><li>Stronger and broader networks (inter-institutional, sharing of skills/interests) </li></ul>
  23. 27. More info: open.umich.edu slideshare.net/group/openmichigan [email_address] Presentation contributors include Garin Fons, Ted Hanss, Pieter Kleymeer, David Stern, Ohene Opare-Sem, Cary Engleberg

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