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1 Pete Watton, Learning from WOeRK Project TEL Showcase, July 2011 Freely available resources

2 What are OERs Brief overview of the projects Demonstrate some of the resources available Raise some of the issues surrounding open release. Overview

3 OERs Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials or techniques used to support access to knowledge”. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, supporter of the worldwide Open Educational Resources (OER) movement “OER are teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property licence that permits their free use or re-purposing by others.

4  Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA “This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms". (http://creativecommons.org/ Accessed 4/7/11)http://creativecommons.org/

5 Exploring the open licensing of educational resources in the GEES disciplines through a themed approach focusing on “climate change and sustainability”. Bringing together a collection of open licensed resources for use by new and experienced academic and support staff Bringing together publicly available fieldwork education resources on the web Developing OERs to support continuing professional development and workplace learning Plymouth based Projects

6 Project completed OERs available through: Search on GEESOER 243 items at 3/7/11 Project completing Drawing together existing OERS through the Open Fieldwork Aggregator Fieldwork Aggregator See workshop this afternoon

7 Project completing OERs available through project website: CPD collectionsCPD collections OERs published on and items at 5/7/11 Project completing OERs available through

8 Learning from WOeRk Collection 1. Leadership in Action Leadership in Action 2.Understanding the organisationUnderstanding the organisation Introductory video 3.Conducting coachingConducting coaching Conducting Coaching - Giving Feedback 4.Numeracy and Quantitative Research methodsNumeracy and Quantitative Research methods Research Design: Quantitative Approaches to Research 5. Social Enterprise Introduction to to Social Enterprise Introduction to to Social Enterprise 6. Designing an APEL Process for Your Institution Group APEL processes for employers The full Learning from WOeRK collection is published on the Jorum repository: All resources produced by the project can be located by searching on: LFWOER.http://www.jorum.ac.uk/LFWOER

9 Learning from WOeRK Project Team

10 UPlaCe: Jorum Humbox: Leeds Met OpenLearn: U-Now, Open Courseware MIT Opencourseware: For links see

11 1. OERs are free to use and publicly available. 2. OERs can be used in teaching and learning (usually with attribution to the creator). 3. The majority of OER can be altered and adapted (‘repurposed’.) 4. Using OERs are not cheating; it can improve learning experiences by building on other people’s work. 5. OER development is a global movement – don’t be afraid to search global OER repositories. 6. OER materials are not just teaching materials; there are a number of student support materials Some key points

12 Questions? Comments? Comments?

13 This resource was created by the University of Plymouth, Learning from WOeRK project. This project is funded by HEFCE as part of the HEA/JISC OER release programme.Learning from WOeRK This resource is licensed under the terms of the Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/).http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ The resource, where specified below, contains other 3 rd party materials under their own licenses. The licenses and attributions are outlined below: The name of the University of Plymouth and its logos are unregistered trade marks of the University. The University reserves all rights to these items beyond their inclusion in these CC resources. The Higher Education Academy and JISC logos are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution -non-commercial- No Derivative Works 2.0 UK England & Wales license. All reproductions must comply with the terms of that license. Author Pete Watton Title Open Education Resources at Plymouth Description Presentation to the Technology Enhanced Learning showcase, University of Plymouth Date Created 5 th July 2011 Educational Level N/a Keywords UKOER, LFWOER, Learning from WOeRK, OER Back page originally developed by the OER phase 1 C-Change project ©University of Plymouth, 2011, some rights reserved


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