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April Open Perspective: What is Open Pedagogy? – Year of Open. Open Pedagogy Library. The term “open pedagogy” has been in use for decades.

Open Pedagogy Library

In recent years, the “open” in “open pedagogy” has become increasingly asociated with the 5Rs – permissions to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute educational content. Open pedagogy constitutes one family of activities that fall under the larger umbrella of “open educational practices.” For our purposes, we define open pedagogy as the set of teaching and learning practices only practical in the context of the 5R permissions characteristic of open educational resources. The purpose of this page is to provide a list of concrete examples of how open pedagogy, as we define it, is implemented in the real world. (We appreciate earlier efforts like this one by BC Campus). Examples from the Real World Students write or edit Wikipedia articles. How to turn your journal article into an infographic - Journal of Marketing Management.

Academics are under increasing pressure to raise the profile of their research, not only through citations, but also by demonstrating public engagement and impact.

How to turn your journal article into an infographic - Journal of Marketing Management

One way of sharing information in an accessible way is to create an infographic. Infographics are “liked” and shared on social media 3 times more than other any other type of content. Laurence Dessart has written a blog post ‘From paper to picture: creating an infographic from your research‘ in which she describes her experience of creating an infographic from her JMM journal article Capturing consumer engagement: duality, dimensionality and measurement (co authored with with Cleopatra Veloutsou & Anna Morgan-Thomas). In Laurence’s experience, creating an infographic was “a challenging, yet very rewarding effort that helped increase … visibility of my work on social media, a way to get more citations in the future.” How to make "open" more than mere buzzword. In the humble beginnings of the GNU and Linux projects, open source was a primitive and narrowly defined idea.

How to make "open" more than mere buzzword

It applied only to programming, and was a largely legal designation that sought to guarantee that source code remained available to users even as others augmented it through subsequent contributions. Now, thirty years later, "open" is sweeping the enterprise. On top of "open source," we also have "open data," "open management," "open design," "open organizations,"—and even just "open," which we often take to imply something vague about a progressive policy.

This has all gotten a little confusing, and I believe it would be useful to step back and consider what "open" really means. Untitled. GoOPEN is a wiki which aims to share resources and approaches with anyone wishing to explore open education.


Content summary This wiki was created by Vivien Rolfe and Catherine Cronin for their workshop at the UK Association of Learning Technology conference #altc in September 2015 (summary of the session). The rationale for the wiki is described by Viv and Catherine in a short introductory video. How “context collapse” was coined: my recollection. Various academic folks keep writing to me asking me if I coined “context collapse” and so I went back in my record to try to figure it out.

how “context collapse” was coined: my recollection

I feel the need to offer up my understanding of how this term came to be in an artifact that is more than 140 characters since folks keep asking anew. The only thing that I know for certain is that, even if I did (help) coin the term, I didn’t mean to. I was mostly trying to help explain a phenomenon that has long existed and exists in even more complicated ways as a result of social media. In 2002, I wrote a thesis at the MIT Media Lab called “Faceted Id/entity” that drew heavily on the works of Erving Goffman and Joshua Meyrowitz. In it, I wrote an entire section talking about “collapsed contexts” and I kept coming back to this idea (descriptively without ever properly defining it).

Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education. Open Education Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education Fear and anxiety can keep many educators from embracing open educational resources and open pedagogy.

Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education

Here, "open" proponents explain common concerns. Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Social...the Future? Far more important to me than all the venture-capitalized consortia of elite university MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and the hundreds of thousands of students flocking to them is a course taught by an adjunct professor at University of Mary Washington.

Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Social...the Future?

In my personal learning network, Jim Groom and ds106 are the stuff of legend. I’ve conducted more than 40 interviews for DMLcentral, and without a doubt, Jim Groom is the most excited and exciting educator I’ve talked to. If I had one wish regarding the way online education will happen in the future, it would be for the work of Groom and his colleagues Alan Levine, Martha Burtis, and Tom Woodward, the architects of ds106, to be as widely known and discussed as the work of Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun, the architects of the “100,000 student classroom.” A future in which both approaches thrive is one that could work for me. There isn’t one kind of knowledge. Culture and Education Committee does not fight for a copyright that supports education - International Communia Association.

Last week we started discussing the the draft opinion of the Culture and Education Committee of the European Parliament, presented by rapporteur Marc Joulaud.

Culture and Education Committee does not fight for a copyright that supports education - International Communia Association

While he rightly points out how unbalanced the proposal is as it ignores many of the most pressing concerns of internet users, he does not help the discussions surrounding the ‘press publishers right’ by introducing a murky non-commercial clause. Today we discuss his amendments for education. In short: it does not spell good news for educational stakeholders. In a move that on the surface aims to provide greater clarity, Joulaud pushes for even stronger reliance on licensing for educational uses. Furthermore, he proposes to make remuneration for digital teaching uses mandatory. It is worth noting that the issue of exceptions (in particular for education) has not received as much attention as the link tax (art 11) or the content filter (art 13) in the whole debate on the proposed directive.

OERHub.ResearcherPack.FINAL. How to Become a Better Educator. Teaching isn’t just a job for me, it’s a calling – a career I’ve always wanted and one I am deeply proud of.

How to Become a Better Educator

I’m passionate about my profession and I make an effort to improve upon and add to my pedagogical repertoire on a daily basis. As someone famous once said, the best teachers are also the best learners and I strive to learn as much as I can about education in the 21st century. In order to become a better educator, I suggest that teachers do the following: 1. Stay Connected via Social Media – The education community is thriving on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (to a lesser extent). 2. Some of my favorite titles read were: Originals: How Non-Conformists Rule the World by Adam Grant. New © reform proposal: we need to get a better copyright for education. In this new post, Lisette Kalshoven presents an interesting overview on the current issues of the copyright reform.

New © reform proposal: we need to get a better copyright for education

Open Education and copyright reform advocates are in this together: we both aim to give educators the flexibility to improve on the teaching materials they use, increasing access to quality education for to those who don’t necessarily have the funds, and to give teachers the ability to enjoy the advantages of modern technology without breaking the law. As Alek Tarkowski wrote last year: we are two sides of the same coin. COMMUNIA, which advocates for policies that expand the public domain and increase access to and reuse of culture and knowledge, asked copyright policy experts from civil society organisations like Wikimedia and Creative Commons on why the current copyright reform needs our input:

Review: Open Models - ODI Aberdeen. “Open Models – Business Models of the Open Economy” (published by Without Model, 2016, and coordinated by Louis-David Benyayer). Introduction While you can buy physical copy of this book – and I would encourage you to do so – you can also freely access the entire contents which have been published under a creative commons share alike 3.0 licence. You can do either by visiting Course: Becoming an open educator - OEPS_1.0. 'Becoming an open educator', written collaboratively and produced as part of the Opening Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) project is aimed at anyone who is curious about how free and open might change our approach to teaching and learning and has been designed for administrators, educators and facilitators in all sectors.

This open course asks you to consider a range of questions. For example, how do I find open resources and what benefits might they bring? Does openness change the relationship to the content I create, the people I create content for, others with whom I share the material, and our own everyday practice and context? And if so, what impact, if any, does openness have on these practices and relationships? See the Introduction to the course for more detail. You can study this course online at a pace that suits you. My Open Textbook: Pedagogy and Practice. I’ve spent some time talking about open pedagogy at several universities this Spring, and in each of those presentations and workshops, I have usually mentioned The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature, an OER anthology that my students and I produced last year for an American literature survey course I taught.

When I talk about the anthology, it’s usually to make a point about open pedagogy. I began the project with the simple desire to save my students about $85 US, which is how much they were (ostensibly) paying for the Heath Anthology of American Literature Volume A. Most of the actual texts in the Heath were public domain texts, freely available and not under any copyright restrictions. As the Heath produced new editions (of literature from roughly 1400-1800!) 4 approaches for teachers on how to work with copyright in the classroom — Copyright Untangled. 4 approaches for teachers on how to work with copyright in the classroom Teaching naturally involves communicating, creating, and sharing with students, both in the classroom and online. The more education takes place online — emailing homework assignments, sharing articles and digital texts, or creating short videos on how to solve a differential equation — the more it touches the world of copyright.

About Policy Video – Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network. Everyone talks about OER Policy, but what does it mean? What do OER policies look like in practice? How do they impact OER initiatives? 14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know. Are we engaging or just broadcasting? – lawrie : converged. Jrc96524. Reusable card sheets. Learning to Teach with Open Educational Resources. TELL-OPTELL-OP Infographic. Resources. Home. OER/OEP Research. OER Commons. Creating the Conditions for Learning - David Price.

I can light many candles without losing the orginal source @davidpriceobe. Ten Step Program to Being Connected; or Getting Connected for Dummies. Developing an open access policy for Malawi. EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) is delighted to announce a new five-month project, ‘Developing an open access policy for Malawi’ with Malawi Library Information Consortium (MALICO). The new policy will advance research and knowledge sharing in Malawi by removing the challenges that researchers encounter in accessing each other’s work. About ETR Community. Open education musings and ramblings. UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online. Within the overall framework of the organization’s strategy on OA, the recent launch of OA curricula for Researchers and Library Schools by UNESCO highlights its efforts for enhancing capacities to deal with Open Access issues. Watch the video of the “Moving towards Open Educational Practices” webinar.

LangOER blog created by European Schoolnet. Swedish language teachers are eager to find ways of implementing digital activities for their students. Therefore, the Internet is increasingly used for finding resources and practice material. However, there are recurrent questions of how this material can be used and what different licenses mean. The International Community for Open Research and Education. As Diego Stands Trial, Show Your Support for Open Access. UPDATE 06/30/2015: The hearing has been postponed and will proceed in October. Why SpaceX’s photos (maybe) aren’t public domain — The Message. I’m a librarian. Simple is beautiful. Copyright exceptions for education.

Being a teacher in 2015 is both easier and more difficult than it was 30 years ago. OER World Map. OER KnowledgeCloud. Guidelines for learning open educational practice. EU copyright evaluation report – explained. MEPs debate strategies for protecting intellectual property rights. Bryan Mathers - Visual Thinkery. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning. Open access transition made easier with UK’s first collaborative publishing consortium. Copyright is Messy: An Introduction to Creative Commons - Presentation Software that Inspires.