Digital Content:    This Changes Everything                   Tom CaswellWA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges...
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CC BY-NC-ND   Dreaming Girls Head By: Elfleda http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolinespics/1531
The DreamThat everyone have access to highquality, affordable, accessible learningopportunities.It will require we share t...
The Need“Nearly one-third of the world’spopulation (29.3%) is under15. Today there are 158 millionpeople enrolled in terti...
The Iron TriangleQuality vs. Cost vs. Access           AccessQuality               Cost
How do we maximize the potential of digital contentand networked technologies?
Digital Content + Internet Delivery =                         Lower Cost                      Greater Access              ...
Hold thatthought…
Education Is  Sharing
Teachers ShareWith Students  knowledge and skills feedback and criticism    encouragement
Students ShareWith Teachers     questions    assignments        tests
If There Is No    Sharing there is no education
Successful Educatorsshare most completelywith the most students
Knowledge is  Magicalcan be given without being        given away
Physical Expressions Are      Notto give a book you must give it away
Expressions Are   Different  To give a book you must give it away
When Expressions  Are Digital  they also become magical
An Indescribable    Advancethe first time in human history
Both Knowledgeand Expressionscan be given without giving away
Unprecedented   Capacitywe can share as never before
Unprecedented   Capacitywe can educate as never before
What Does  “Share” Mean?online it means copy and distribute
Cost of “Copy”For one 250 page book:• Copy by hand - $1,000• Copy by print on demand - $4.50• Copy by computer - $0.00084
Cost of “Distribute” For one 250 page book: • Distribute by mail - $5.20 • Distribute by internet - $0.00072
Copy and Distribute    are “Free”   this changes everything
Educational     Sharingalso means adapting or editing
Sense-making, Meaning-    making connecting to prior knowledge   relating to past experience  (in an appropriate language)
Digital Makes   Editing “Free”editing a printed book or magazine      is difficult and expensive
FreeCopy, Distribute, E        dit we can share as never before
FreeCopy, Distribute, E        dit we can educate as never before
Except We Can’t            © forbidscopying, distributing, and editing
© Cancels the   Possibilitiesof digital media and the internet
Internet            CopyrightEnables              Forbids           what to do?
Use copyright to enable sharing
What is Creative Commons?A simple, standardized way to grant   copyright permissions to your           creative work.
Step 1: Choose License Conditions    http://creativecommons.org/choose      Attribution           Share Alike      Non-Com...
Step 2: Receive License                   40
Digital + Opendiagnostic, adaptive, interactive   free, full local control (4Rs)       •   reuse       •   revise       • ...
Digital + Open
Digital Content + Internet Delivery+ Open License =                           Lower Cost                        Greater Ac...
400 million openresources so far
Higher Ed
uses a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA)
Blackboard
Open as a continuum• Sharing, access, materials, practiceIndividual Standalone Course Materials   “Courses”     Courses + ...
OCL Logo Credits: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC-SA             Content             Snippets                   ...
What’s in it for me?
Building Reputation Through    Digital, Open Sharing Brett Shelton Assistant Professor Instructional Technology & Learning...
USU OCW - Instructional Games
Digital, Open Sharing      Discoverability     New OpportunitiesHow do you end up on the first page of a     Google sear...
http://techplan.sbctc.edu“We will cultivate the culture andpractice of using and contributing toopen educational resources.”
State Board “Open” PolicyAll digital software, educationalresources and knowledge producedthrough competitive grants, offe...
Open Course Library  A collection of openly licensed (CC BY) educational   materials for 81 high-enrollment college course...
Affordability     SBCTC Example:     English Composition I     50,000+ enrollments / year     x $175 textbook =     $8.7+ ...
Open Course Library The first 42 courses were released October 31, 2011  Over 35,000 visits from 125 countries to        h...
Open Course Library          Initial Impact  In the first year, students will save    $1.1 million in textbook costs  That...
Open Course LibrarySaylor.org ReusesOpen CourseLibrary Materials
Open Course Library  Saylor  iTunes U
OCL in iTunes U
NEW HE Models are En Route
Conclusion1. Digital + Open: Implement policies and   solutions to encourage content that is both   digital AND open (mean...
Questions?Tom CaswellEmail: tcaswell@sbctc.eduBlog: http://tomcaswell.comTwitter: @tom4camSlides available at: http://slid...
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  1. 1. Digital Content: This Changes Everything Tom CaswellWA State Board for Community & Technical Collegestomcaswell.com | @tom4cam | tcaswell@sbctc.edu Blackboard World 2012 July 12, 2012 Unless otherwise specified, this presentation by Tom Caswell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Unported 3.0 License.
  2. 2. Relax. Slides available at:http://slideshare.net/tom4cam
  3. 3. CC BY-NC-ND Dreaming Girls Head By: Elfleda http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolinespics/1531
  4. 4. The DreamThat everyone have access to highquality, affordable, accessible learningopportunities.It will require we share the educational resourceswe produce and that we spend our limited publicresources wisely.
  5. 5. The Need“Nearly one-third of the world’spopulation (29.3%) is under15. Today there are 158 millionpeople enrolled in tertiaryeducation1. Projectionssuggest that that participationwill peak at 263 million2 in2025. Accommodating theadditional 105 million studentswould require more than fourmajor universities (30,000students) to open every weekfor the next fifteen years. By: COL1 ISCED levels 5 & 6 UNESCO Institute of Statistics figures http://www.col.org/SiteCollectio2 British Council and IDP Australia projections s/JohnDaniel_2008_3x5.jpg
  6. 6. The Iron TriangleQuality vs. Cost vs. Access AccessQuality Cost
  7. 7. How do we maximize the potential of digital contentand networked technologies?
  8. 8. Digital Content + Internet Delivery = Lower Cost Greater Access Greater Quality Right?
  9. 9. Hold thatthought…
  10. 10. Education Is Sharing
  11. 11. Teachers ShareWith Students knowledge and skills feedback and criticism encouragement
  12. 12. Students ShareWith Teachers questions assignments tests
  13. 13. If There Is No Sharing there is no education
  14. 14. Successful Educatorsshare most completelywith the most students
  15. 15. Knowledge is Magicalcan be given without being given away
  16. 16. Physical Expressions Are Notto give a book you must give it away
  17. 17. Expressions Are Different To give a book you must give it away
  18. 18. When Expressions Are Digital they also become magical
  19. 19. An Indescribable Advancethe first time in human history
  20. 20. Both Knowledgeand Expressionscan be given without giving away
  21. 21. Unprecedented Capacitywe can share as never before
  22. 22. Unprecedented Capacitywe can educate as never before
  23. 23. What Does “Share” Mean?online it means copy and distribute
  24. 24. Cost of “Copy”For one 250 page book:• Copy by hand - $1,000• Copy by print on demand - $4.50• Copy by computer - $0.00084
  25. 25. Cost of “Distribute” For one 250 page book: • Distribute by mail - $5.20 • Distribute by internet - $0.00072
  26. 26. Copy and Distribute are “Free” this changes everything
  27. 27. Educational Sharingalso means adapting or editing
  28. 28. Sense-making, Meaning- making connecting to prior knowledge relating to past experience (in an appropriate language)
  29. 29. Digital Makes Editing “Free”editing a printed book or magazine is difficult and expensive
  30. 30. FreeCopy, Distribute, E dit we can share as never before
  31. 31. FreeCopy, Distribute, E dit we can educate as never before
  32. 32. Except We Can’t © forbidscopying, distributing, and editing
  33. 33. © Cancels the Possibilitiesof digital media and the internet
  34. 34. Internet CopyrightEnables Forbids what to do?
  35. 35. Use copyright to enable sharing
  36. 36. What is Creative Commons?A simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to your creative work.
  37. 37. Step 1: Choose License Conditions http://creativecommons.org/choose Attribution Share Alike Non-Commercial No Derivative Works 39
  38. 38. Step 2: Receive License 40
  39. 39. Digital + Opendiagnostic, adaptive, interactive free, full local control (4Rs) • reuse • revise • remix • redistribute
  40. 40. Digital + Open
  41. 41. Digital Content + Internet Delivery+ Open License = Lower Cost Greater Access Greater Quality
  42. 42. 400 million openresources so far
  43. 43. Higher Ed
  44. 44. uses a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA)
  45. 45. Blackboard
  46. 46. Open as a continuum• Sharing, access, materials, practiceIndividual Standalone Course Materials “Courses” Courses + Images Modules Open Textbooks Certification Flickr MIT OCW Open Course Library MITx OpenLearn Saylor.org Udacity / Coursera TED-Ed
  47. 47. OCL Logo Credits: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC-SA Content Snippets Moving Forward Courses
  48. 48. What’s in it for me?
  49. 49. Building Reputation Through Digital, Open Sharing Brett Shelton Assistant Professor Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences Utah State University Research Interest: Instructional Games
  50. 50. USU OCW - Instructional Games
  51. 51. Digital, Open Sharing  Discoverability  New OpportunitiesHow do you end up on the first page of a Google search in your field?What kinds of professional opportunities could that yield?
  52. 52. http://techplan.sbctc.edu“We will cultivate the culture andpractice of using and contributing toopen educational resources.”
  53. 53. State Board “Open” PolicyAll digital software, educationalresources and knowledge producedthrough competitive grants, offeredthrough and/or managed by theSBCTC, will carry a Creative CommonsAttribution License (CC BY).
  54. 54. Open Course Library A collection of openly licensed (CC BY) educational materials for 81 high-enrollment college courses Project Goals: 1. Lower textbook costs for students 2. Improve course completion rates 3. Provide new resources for faculty Credit: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC- SA Please visit: http://opencourselibrary.org
  55. 55. Affordability SBCTC Example: English Composition I 50,000+ enrollments / year x $175 textbook = $8.7+ Million every year
  56. 56. Open Course Library The first 42 courses were released October 31, 2011 Over 35,000 visits from 125 countries to http://opencourselibrary.org Over 80 media mentions worldwide
  57. 57. Open Course Library Initial Impact In the first year, students will save $1.1 million in textbook costs That’s more than we spent to develop the courses… in year 1.
  58. 58. Open Course LibrarySaylor.org ReusesOpen CourseLibrary Materials
  59. 59. Open Course Library  Saylor  iTunes U
  60. 60. OCL in iTunes U
  61. 61. NEW HE Models are En Route
  62. 62. Conclusion1. Digital + Open: Implement policies and solutions to encourage content that is both digital AND open (meaning free, shareable, adaptable, and editable)2. Lifelong Learning: Allow course content to be persistent and discoverable with tools like CourseSites (so students can preview lessons before they are officially enrolled and review them after).
  63. 63. Questions?Tom CaswellEmail: tcaswell@sbctc.eduBlog: http://tomcaswell.comTwitter: @tom4camSlides available at: http://slideshare.net/tom4cam Unless otherwise specified, this presentation by Tom Caswell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Unported 3.0 License.

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