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TU Delft OpenCourseWare presentation

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Presentation about TU Delft OpenCourseWare for the Dutch Blackboard Usergroup on 26 Feb 2009 at Leiden University

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TU Delft OpenCourseWare presentation

  1. 1. aan de TU Delft 26 februari 2009 Ir. W.F. van Valkenburg [email_address] SSC ICT – Development and Innovation OCW at TU Delft
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Why start with OCW? </li></ul><ul><li>What have we accomplished? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the results? </li></ul><ul><li>Our future plans </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  3. 3. Wat is OpenCourseWare? <ul><li>MIT is er mee gestart in 2001 met twee doelen: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Provide free, searchable, access to MIT's course materials for educators, students, and self-learners around the world.“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Create an efficient, standards-based model that other institutions may emulate to openly share and publish their own course materials.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An OpenCourseWare is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials , organized as courses . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Een OpenCourseWare website .. <ul><li>is een gratis en open digitale publicatie van hoogwaardig onderwijs materiaal, geordend in vakken . </li></ul><ul><li>Is beschikbaar voor gebruik en aanpassing onder een open licentie . </li></ul><ul><li>Levert geen certificering en toegang tot docenten. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why start with OCW? <ul><li>University : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open academic community : open knowlege organisation in world-wide networks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inevitable trend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bundling of faculty initiatives : bringing it all together. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specialism: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure : Show what you can do, international reputation, being part of international knowledge networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve the group of Life Long Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attract new masters students : show what we have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive impact on recruiting PhD’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The help with the combined educational programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive impact on the quality of educational resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reputation of the teaching staff </li></ul></ul>June 8, 2009
  6. 6. Objective of the pilot <ul><li>Set up OCW at TUD : ‘future ready’ functionalities, work processes, technical and organizational infrastructure; </li></ul><ul><li>To fill OCW with educational materials from different leading disciplines; </li></ul><ul><li>The create support for a university-wide implementation. In the future, it should be a regular task of an instructor. </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  7. 7. What we have done <ul><li>Install a project team </li></ul><ul><li>Set up our educational repository </li></ul><ul><li>Create the website ocw.tudelft.nl </li></ul><ul><li>Set-up the processes for the supply of educational resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Two roundes of pilots were conducted </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring instruments for evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Start with the embedding into the organisation </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  8. 8. Kern projectteam <ul><li>Project leader: Peter de Moel / Meta Keijzer </li></ul><ul><li>Sub project leaders: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT : Liesbeth Mantel / Willem van Valkenburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workflow/Copyright : Wilma van Wezenbeek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisation : Joost Groot Kormelink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion : Rob Speekenbrink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation : Ellen Sjoer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future developments : Wim Veen </li></ul></ul>June 8, 2009
  9. 9. Proces van het project June 8, 2009 Research and set-up Pilot Evaluation Redesign Implementation 1. TU-wide 2. 3TU 3. IDEA-League
  10. 10. Pilots <ul><li>First round of pilots: Water management , Offshore Engineering and Micro-Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Second round of pilots: Sustainable Development , NanoScience en Biomedical Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Every pilot got € 50k to improve their content with the help of student assistants. </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  11. 11. Architecture oerrecommender.org Hive OCW Blackboard Lorenet.nl OAI-PMH OCWFinder.org RSS CourseBase RSS ?
  12. 12. ICT - metadata <ul><li>Use the international standard: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IMS Learning Object Metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automate as much as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Unfortunately, there will always some manual labour! </li></ul><ul><li>Subset of metadata fields based on Dutch metadata profile. </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  13. 13. <ul><li>License: Creative Commons 3.0: Attribution, Noncommercial, Share-alike http://creativecommons.org/license/ </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow: </li></ul>Workflow & licence for publishing dansays, flickr
  14. 14. Process of the publication of a course <ul><li>Align with the process of the instructor as much as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Not all content is suitable for use in OCW (copyright, privacy, quality). </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  15. 15. Workflow 1st pilot June 8, 2009 BB Regular BB OCW copy OCW website Educational Repository TU Manual import Courses for regular students Selection of regular course
  16. 16. Workflow 2nd pilot June 8, 2009 BB Regular BB OCW copy Import template OCW website Educational Repository TU Courses for regular students Selection of regular course
  17. 17. Workflow in the future June 8, 2009 Import template BB Regular BB OCW copy OCW website Educational Repository TU Publication for regular students
  18. 18. Invoertemplate June 8, 2009
  19. 19. Website <ul><li>Based on open-source CMS Typo3 </li></ul><ul><li>Standard TU design </li></ul><ul><li>Linked with our Digital Study guide </li></ul><ul><li>Linked with our educational repository </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  20. 20. Bureau OpenER <ul><li>Until now it was a project organization </li></ul><ul><li>2 x 0.4 FTE </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted by student assistants of our E-Learning Support </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  21. 21. What are the results? <ul><li>Bureau OpenER in place </li></ul><ul><li>TU Delft (board) member of the OCW Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>26 courses online. </li></ul><ul><li>Second phase approved </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  22. 22. Evaluation <ul><li>Website statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback and contact forms </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Focus groups </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  23. 23. Website visits <ul><li>During pilot 100 visits per day, now >200 visits per day. </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors from 180 countries/area’s </li></ul>June 8, 2009
  24. 24. Focus groups <ul><li>A focus group consists of a small uniform group of people who discuss in special interest area . </li></ul><ul><li>The focus groups are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HBO Students (university of professional education) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HBO Instructors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business people </li></ul></ul>June 8, 2009
  25. 25. Results Focus groups <ul><li>General impression… positive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>structured, neat, good format, good description, attractive ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good resources, sometimes hard to understand, but very usable and “triggering”… </li></ul></ul>June 8, 2009
  26. 26. TU Delft OCW in the media June 8, 2009
  27. 27. Where do we go from here ? <ul><li>General: </li></ul><ul><li>TU Delft policy: not only open access of educational materials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All dissertations (full text); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-media. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Access publishing in journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More materials are available in digital and new formats (games, VodCast). Tremendous growth in the use of streaming video. How do we make optimal uses of these developments? </li></ul>
  28. 28. Where do we go from here ? <ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability: how to create (financial) incentives for staff to publish educational materials? </li></ul><ul><li>Different motives: how to create a business model when departments have different motives to participate? Examples of motives : </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking water: more international students, OCW will be integrated in the blended learning modules </li></ul><ul><li>Nanoscience: reputation, more master students </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Design: Open source design </li></ul><ul><li>Micro Electronics: collaboration with industries (sponsorships) </li></ul>
  29. 29. Outline for the second phase until 2010 <ul><li>Website: From repository to community </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable business model for the publication of courses </li></ul><ul><li>Include material for other target group </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial board </li></ul><ul><li>Growth number of publications </li></ul><ul><li>PhD-research on OER? </li></ul><ul><li>External Sponsorship? </li></ul>
  30. 30. From repository to community: <ul><li>Add website functionalities : who else used these resources, others who used these resources also used the following documents, number of views, rating, discussion area..; </li></ul><ul><li>Link to other university resources : DIScover (TU Library project to link all kinds of resources integrated in the OCW-website) </li></ul><ul><li>User centered approach for the functional design of the website. Materials of the Open-Source Design project will serve as starting point; </li></ul><ul><li>Depository : other people can add content; </li></ul><ul><li>Additional services like customized support/courses, student projects; </li></ul><ul><li>Communities for people who have shared interest. </li></ul>
  31. 31. June 8, 2009 OCW.tudelft.nl

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