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 World Forum 2002
2002 MIT OpenCourseware
Useful current user guide in Wiki format
This branch explores practical examples of OERS being used or suggests apporpriate conditions for OER application to learning.
Online courses can be designed for local or institutional use.
DS106 - Digital Storytelling
MOOC, xMOOCs, cMOOC, JISC Definition
Local Courses within an Institution
MOOCs, Open Education, Edx, Coursera, University of Edinburgh
Some examples of communities developing and using OERs
OER Community - University of Bedforshire
OERs In School, DEFT Project, New Zealand Schools, Walking the Walk
OER (VLE Activity), Group, Individual
Un-Conferences / Meetups, MirandaMods, TeachMeets
Live Connferencing, Hangouts On Air, Skype, Hangouts
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
Are all kinds of pedagogical styles that underpin OERs acceptable?
Innovating pedagogy (OU): important report on new l earning contexts, New pedagogy for e-books, Publisher led short courses, Assessment for Learning, Bedges to accredit learning, Mozilla Open Badges Project, MOOCs: Two pedagogical styles, Examples:a reading MOOC, Rebirth of academic publishing, Seamless learning, Learning Analytics, Personal Inquiry Learning, Rhizomatic learning
Reviews and reports
Debate - should OERs allow commercial Resuse
OER Impact Study
Oxford University - OER Impact Presentation Marion Manton JISC 2012
What Does Openness mean to Universities
OERs - Difference between Schools & Universities
Readings week 1, MWeller, Anderson AltC Keynote 2009
Readings Week 2
This branch is by no means definitive - but it is designed to highlight the range of sources for 'open' resources - CC Image - Author BY
University of Oxford, OpenSpires
There is a need to distinguish between Open and Free in this branch
Wellcome Trust, Wellcome Images, Wellcome Library
Wiki Foundation, Wikipedia, WikiMedia Commons, Wikiversity, Wikieducator
Internet Archive, Prelinger
National Archives, Focus on Film
Library of Congress
Khan Academy, Smart History, Computer Science
JORUM, Scottish Colleges
Video Platforms, YouTube, Vimeo, BlipTV
Rumsey Map Collection
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
OER content should be sustainable - if using online resources - try to judge what their permanence might be.
Open learning must be free and accesible anywhere.
No need to reinvent the wheel
A resource can easily be transferred form one context to another.
Open Content must be free, accesible and allow adaptation.
Content should be easy to share
Licencing and Provenance is fundamental to the concepts of Open Education and will determine how resources are used an applied
CREATIVE COMMONS offers
Guidance / Advice / Courses
Licences, BY, BY SA, BY ND, BY NC SA, BY NC, BY NC SA ND
Categories, BY: Attribution this is a default in all CC licences - all CC licences must include an attribution to the creator of the resource., SA If you share or use this work you must make it available under the same licence, NC No commercial Use of the work is allowed, ND No Derivatives. The original work must not be changed or edited.
Jurisdiction -Map of countries who subscribe to CC
CC Tools, CC Licence Selector, CC OER Tool
debate, Licence Restrictions
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.
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 ©.
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
Open Source Tools, Freemind
Search, JISC Finding OERs Toolkit
Web Skills, Coding, Mozilla Popcorn, Searching, Presentation
Media Skills, Edtiing, Proprietary tools, Open tools, Open APIs (Weller 2012) "these allow other software developers to build tools and code that interrogates the data in one application" e.g Google Earth, YouTube ...
Media Type, Images, Flickr CC, Compfight, Video, Platforms, Blip.tv, YouTube, Vimeo, Formats, Open, Proprietary, Audio, Text
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
Four Barriers to MOOCs
MOOCs: Advantages and disadvantages
Debate: MOOCS: neither the death of the university nor the panacea for learning
MOOC participant views
MOOC: Presentation to EDUCAUSE's NGLC summer of learning series. George Siemens
Learning for Free? MOOCs
MOOC providers, P2P
Moodle, Open spaces or closed doors