OpenCourseWare is part of Open Educational Resources, but while OER can be a single object, OpenCourseWare is a package of course materials, such as syllabi, tests, lecture notes, videos of lectures, recordings, reading lists, etc.
OpenCourseWare: Course Materials available for use and re-use, for free, worldwide (700 visitors a day). No certificates, but pilot with Study Badges (informal certificates of Study Skills)Goal: Enlarge Acces to Educational Materials, empower institution’s reputationexample: publishing OCW led to Cooperation with ITB Bandung and Mozambique institutionsOnline Distance Education: Pilot starts september 2013, Students need to enroll but are not physically in Delft (everything happens online). Small numbers of enrolled studentsd (20?)Goal: provide a Masters degree via Online Education to those who want but are unable to come to Delft, enlarge audienceMOOCs: Online, MassiveGoal: strenghten reputation, enlarge access to Higher Education
20130226 3TU OCW to Online Education
From OpenCourseWare toOnline Education26-2-2013 ir. Willem van Valkenburg Delft University of Technology Challenge the future
Willem van Valkenburg Coordinator TU Delft Open Education Team Assistant to the President of the OpenCourseWare Consortium Projectleader EU-project OCW in the European HE contexttwitter.com/wfvanvalkenburg slideshare.net/wfvanvalkenburg
Agenda•What are all those abbreviations?•What is happening at TU Delft?•Questions & Discussion
Open?• Free • Quality assurance• Shared • Varied availability by• Choices disciplines• Ability to adapt • Available to anybody• Cost effective • Digital• Ability to tailor & build • Often multimedia your own • Accessibility—more• Creative Commons accessible to some and less• Freedom of info and use to others CC-BY Brandon Muramatsu: http://www.slideshare.net/bmuramatsu/oex
OCW part of the Open Movement • OCW is only one type of Open Open Content Educational Resource (OER). Open • OERs are only one type of Open Educational Content. Resources • We have much to share with OCW each other.
What is OpenCourseWare?•High quality educational materials organized as courses A course is package of educational materials starting a particular point in the knowledge spectrum, designed to lead to greater understanding of the issue or topic•Openly licensed for distribution, re-use and modification, available to all on the internet
What is a MOOC•Massive•Open•Online•Course Image CC-BY-NC Gordon Lockhart: http://gbl55.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/cck11-man-this-mooc-is-something-else/
Open•Everybody can participate•But more important, there are many ways to participate: • ‘open’ means being able to watch • ‘open’ means being able to participate at your own level • ‘open’ means participating publicly, so other can watch Source: http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/education-as-platform Image CC-BY-NC-SA: http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcwathieu/2412755417/
Online•Means that it is connective, interactive•You can’t put a MOOC on a DVD•The MOOC is the process•It is a process that is greatly aided by being online: • Many tasks are automated, scaffolded • Much greater communicative capacity • More access to data, calculations Source: http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/education-as-platform Image CC-BY-NC-SA: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gforsythe/5552385806/
Experiences from the AI-class• 23,000 students passed the online course (253 got perfect scores)• Professor Thrun has taught more students the subject than all of the rest of the computer science professors in the world.• The 23,000 who passed the course represent more students than most faculty will teach in their career.• Out of the 200 Stanford students attending the traditional course, only 41 were in class at the end of the course.• The other 159 opted for the online asynchronous presentation.• 410 online students outperformed the top Stanford student!• Students themselves translated the class for free from English into 44 languages.• The on-campus passing rate was the highest ever. CC-BY-NC-SA Zaid Ali Alsagoff: http://www.slideshare.net/zaid/dna-of-a-21st-century-educator-v2
13OCL Logo Credits: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC-SA Content Open Moving Forward Snippets Courses
What is Open Education?Ecosystem of different Open Initiatives:
Importance of Open Education Open is a means to an end:Potential for… Improved learning• Changing the nature of the educational experience • Smaller chunks, focused objectives • MOOCs, alternate credentialing• Limit costs while improving quality • Student and institutional• Reclaiming control • From publishers, from static content • Enabling flexibility to mix and match
Comparing OPEN TRADITIONAL COURSE OPEN EDUCATION ONLINE EDUCATION WAREACCESS Tuition fee Open Open Tuition feeSTUDENT Yes, mostly No Yes, online learning Yes, online learningINTERACTION offline platform & social platform & social media mediaINTERACTION Yes No Yes, online learning Yes, online learning platform & social platform & socialWITH media mediaLECTURERSEXAMS Yes Yes, but Yes, online Yes, online and on self testing campusCERTIFICATES Yes, No Yes, non accredited Yes, accredited accreditedDIPLOMA Yes, No No Yes, accredited accreditedTranslated from http://www.e-learn.nl/2012/07/06/onderwijs-in-de-online-wereld
Online and Campus Education • Learning Activities & Course Materials • Free • Enrolled students only, massive numbers • Bachelors Level • Certificate of Completion Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) • Course Materials Open • Free Campus Course • Big Exposure, Worldwide audience Education Ware • Both Bachelor and Master level (OCW) • No interaction with faculty • No accredited certificate• On-campus Education• Top-class education and research facilities• World famous university library Online Distance Education • Learning Activities & Course Materials• Active student societies• Great opportunities to participate in special • Paid enrollment student projects • Enrolled students only, limited numbers • Master level • Accredited Course Certificate • Full Master Degree Open Education | open.tudelft.nl/education
OpenCourseWare •Course Materials including Collegerama •More than 100 courses online •Big Exposure, Worldwide audience •Both Bachelor and Master level (Dutch and English) •No interaction with faculty •No accredited certificate •Focus on use and re-useOpen Education | open.tudelft.nl/education
Use and Re-use of OCW•Choice of Study•Stumble Courses•Prepare International Students•Use in Developing Countries•Source of Reference•Extracurricular education•Online Education Images CC-BY-NC-SA: http://ocw.tudelft.nl
Why MOOCs?•Delft is a strong advocate of Open Education•We believe the next step for education is online•MOOCs are an interesting step into this direction.
Why EdX?•Consortium of top universities•Focus on improving campus education•It is not-for-profit•It has a focus on Open•Focus on research of innovation in education
DelftX CoursesIn the academic year 2013-2014 DelftX will offer 4courses:• Fall 2013 • Prof Jules van Lier - Introduction to water treatment • Dr Arno Smets - Solar Energy• Spring 2014 • Prof Jacco Hoekstra - Introduction to Aerospace Engineering • The fourth course is to be announced.