Open educational resources and sharing your teaching materials

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<ul><li> 1. Open educational resources:sharing your teaching materials Jane Secker and Natalia Madjarevic This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.</li></ul> <p> 2. Session overview Introduction to open educational resources(OERs) Creating and reusing OERs in your teaching Finding and identifying OERs Sharing and depositing OERs 3. What is open practice? Why share? Why not share? What do you currently share? 4. Activity 1:Open practice vs. Closed practiceWorking in groups, place the examples on acontinuum from closed to open practiceClosed Open 5. What are OERs? Open Educational Resources (OERs) areteaching, learning or research materials thatare in the public domain or released with anintellectual property license that allows forfree use, adaptation, and distribution. UNESCO 6. The value of OERs Breaking down barriers to learning Not reinventing the wheel Sharing good practice Capacity building Networking between teaching practitioners Cross fertilisation of ideas between disciplines 7. Benefits and pitfalls of sharing Altruism Enhancing your own reputation and yourintuitions / Online visibility Networking and collaboration Piracy / plagiarism Loss of income Negative feedback Time 8. Discuss in pairs: What are the benefits and risksassociated with sharing your ownmaterial as OER? 9. OER initiatives MITs Open Courseware OpenLearn Jorum OER Commons OER Africa LSE Learning Resources Online OERs and MOOCs what is the difference? 10. Reusing OERs in your own teaching Use existing OERs for teaching inspiration Ensure you follow the license conditions Remixing OERs fundamental principle Reuse, recycle! 11. Activity 2: Finding OERs in Jorum and elsewhere Visit the Jorum ( and search for anOER related to your subject area Consider how you might use this resource in yourteaching and evaluate its quality If time explore one other OER collection listed onearlier slide (and linked in Moodle) 12. Creating OERs: what do you need toconsider? Using copyright cleared images: Flickr Google Image CC search Intellectual Property Rights Creative Commons Licenses Screenshots and placeholders Keeping materials up to date 13. Converting an existing resource Inserting placeholders Replacing with relevant alternatives Image Placeholder Image: Historic painting of a clash between soldiers while surrounding buildings are on fire. Subscription resource: No Edited: No This image was removed due to copyright being held by another party. 14. Creative Commons: A Shared Culture 15. Activity 3: Choosing a CC license and finding CC images Flickr and Google Creative Commons imagesearch 16. How to share and deposit OERs? Share your learning resources in Jorum LSE Learning Resources Online Email: Copyright and licensing advice 17. Open discussion: Sharing OERs What are the key barriers and challenges of: Reusing OERs from others? Creating OERs yourself? When do OERs succeed? What would motivate you to reuse an OER? What would motivate you for release yourown teaching materials? 18. Questions?Jane readingGuidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in HigherEducation, COL/UNESCO: 19. Image and Video Credits OER Global Logo by Jonathas Mello licensed under a Creative CommonsAttribution Unported 3.0 License( School by Forezt on Flickr: Sharing by BenGrey on Flickr: Sharing Music Roman Style by Ed Yourdon on Flickr: A Shared Culture by Jesse Dylan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA) license.( With thanks to Lindsay Jordan at the University of Arts, London for sharing heropen practice activity with us </p>