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OER Policy

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OER Policy

  1. 1. Advancing OER Through Effective Policy Amanda Coolidge @acoolidge #OTsummit17 • May 24, 2017 Nicole Allen @txtbks
  2. 2. Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  3. 3. What is OER Policy?
  4. 4. OER policies are laws, rules and courses of action that facilitate the creation, use or improvement of openly licensed content.
  5. 5. http://open.canada.ca/en
  6. 6. Yours? Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Impact and Examples
  7. 7. OER policy in government
  8. 8. $2 billion grant program for workforce training that requires CCBY license for all resources created
  9. 9. “…the United States will openly license more Federal grant supported education materials and resources, making them widely and freely available.”
  10. 10. Department of Education wide policy requiring open licensing of grant funded works
  11. 11. Every Student Succeeds Act (P.L. 114-95)
  12. 12. OER Legislation Since 2015
  13. 13. Think of policies as tools, not goals
  14. 14. A policy is only as good as its implementation
  15. 15. OER policy at institutions
  16. 16. Educational Leadership, section 3.4.1, one of the bullets says: "Contributions to the practice and theory of teaching and learning literature, including publications in peer-reviewed and professional journals, conference publications, book chapters, textbooks and open education repositories / resources." UBC TENURE
  17. 17. BCcampus Grant Statement
  18. 18. Common Characteristics: 1. Specific and address a need 2. Developed collaboratively with stakeholders 3. Make process public and transparent 4. Provide and allow for feedback 5. Evaluation and how do we evaluate (data and stories) 6. How do we change if not working? 7. How will be policy be enforced?
  19. 19. What are the challenges you and/or your institution are facing with OER, and what kind of policy changes would help? Report out 1 idea and 1 action you can take to make it happen.
  20. 20. Amanda Coolidge @acoolidge Nicole Allen @txtbks

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