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Open Education & Open Resources

 

Definitions

This branch is designed to research the origins and definitions of Open and Open Educational  Resources as they evolve. CC Image by  Nina Mathews Photography   http://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/3836926854/  BY

UNESCO

Wikipedia Link

Open Content

UKOER Reports and Evaluations

Origins

Open Education

OER User Guide

Useful current user guide in Wiki format

Application

This branch explores practical examples of OERS  being used or suggests apporpriate conditions for OER application to learning.

Online Course

Online courses can be designed for local or institutional use.

OER development comunities

Some examples of communities developing and using OERs

OERs In practice

Conferences

Repositories

Course Design

Open Research (Weller 2012)

Assessement

Pedagogical Designs

Reading, Study and Reflection

This branch leads to  reading and study resources and refernences and material suggested on the course - by course leaders and participants may be added   CC Image by Studies in Comfort - Ian Levack http://www.flickr.com/photos/ianlevack/3705304317/ BY NC ND

READING

DEBATES

REFLECTION

#H187

Sources (Finding OERs)

This branch is by no means definitive  - but it is designed to highlight the range of sources for 'open' resources -   CC Image - Author BY

Academia

Search and Discovery tools

Sources

There is a need to distinguish between Open and Free in this branch

Sharing OERs

Affordances

Properties: Why Use OERs? What is it about OERs that makes them valuable  this  branch lists the attributes and affordances which make OERs valuable for learning. Image Credit: Caudio Ar http://www.flickr.com/photos/claudio_ar/ CC BY NC SA  

Sustainability

OER content should be sustainable - if using online resources - try to judge what their permanence might be.

Open Learning

Open learning must be free and accesible anywhere.

Knowledge Building

No need to reinvent the wheel

Transferability

A resource can easily be transferred form one context to another.

Open Content

Open Content must be free, accesible and allow adaptation.

Shareable

Content should be easy to share

Open Access

Open Standards

Metadata

Communities of Practice (Wenger) Anderson

Issues

Copyright IP & Licensing

Licencing and Provenance is fundamental to the concepts of Open Education and will determine how resources are used an applied

Creative Commons

CREATIVE COMMONS offers

Public Domain

The Public Domain - please note - works may be in the Public Domain in one country but not in others, so using works in the may require careful research and selection.

© Copyright

Even with such permission - it may not be far reaching enough to allow resource to be used in an OER. Therefore as a rule avoid including any resource that is ©.

Open Licences

Making

This branch suggest ways of naking OERs and Open resources CC Image By Kup Kup Land http://www.flickr.com/photos/kupkup/388400514/ BY NC SA

New Resources

Audience

Purpose

Curation

Tools

Skills

Media

Open Access Publishing

Spaces

This branch looks at the online spaces avaiable for learning  - it covers online courses - the various flavours of moocs - and any other opnline learnign tools thta may be discovered or become avaialbale Image by Matthileo  http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthileo/4826783509/ By NC SA

MOOC

Online Platform

API