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.
TU Delft OCW to online education
From OpenCourseWare toOnline Education14-5-2012 Willem van Valkenburg & Anka Mulder Delft University of Technology Challenge the future
Agenda•To inform you: • What is happening around the world? • What are all those abbreviations? • What is happening at TU Delft? • Who pays for this?•To ask from you: • Suggestions, ideas about pitfalls•Questions
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
Over 260 institutions and organizationsworldwide supporting open sharing in education
Number of courses from members25000 21,05620000 18,135 16,574 15,885 16,12315000 10,55010000 7,591 6,023 5000 4,634 3,845 3,188 1,747 995 1,306 511 550 760 0
What is a MOOC•Massive•Open•Online•Course MOOC!! image CC-BY-NC Gordon Lockhart: http://gbl55.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/cck11-man-this-mooc-is-something-else/
16OCL Logo Credits: Timothy Valentine & Leo Reynolds CC-BY-NC-SA Content Open Moving Forward Snippets Courses
Comparing OCW to Open Education OpenCourseWare Open Education• Syllabi, Lectures notes & • Complete learning Videos experience• Sample homework & • Scored homework & exams exams• Textbooks • Community /Discussion• No grade / certificate • Grade / Certificate
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
Move of MIT Residential $20M OpenCourse Education Ware $30M MITx Open Education
Characteristics of our OERs internal Blackboard Collegerama Digital learning environment lecture recordingsContext No context(course) OpenCourseWare iTunes U/Youtube Edu (single resources) Free accessible courses Open Educational Resources external
Motives to start OpenCourseWare•Moral obligation • growing demand in higher education worldwide 2012-2025: 80 million!•Quality • improve our materials, teaching methods• World Class University • to be there with the other top universities•Innovation • digital and on line education inevitable
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-BU-NC-SA: http://ocw.tudelft.nl
TU Delft Policy (ICTO Plan 2011-2014)Personalisation Collaborative & Mobile Active Learning Systems & Resources TU Delft distance Next-generation & online Classroom Education Massification Face to face Virtual
Collaborative & Mobile Active Learning Systems & Resources TU Delft Next-generation distance & Classroom online EducationTU Delft aims to have adistance & online educationprogramme operationalwithin 4 years.
Distance & Online Education•Based on TU Delft OpenCourseWare•More focus on self-study and modularity•Multimedia rich (video, webinars, etc)•Full certification (MSc degree)•3 pilots selected: • Aerospace Engineering (LR) • Engineering & Policy Analysis (TBM) • Watermanagement (CiTG)
Move into Open Education Residential OpenCourse Education Ware ? Online Open Masters Education
“In order for open education to reach its variedpotentials, openness must become a core culturalvalue for each and every faculty member.” David Wiley