One last post to advertise the Student Conference taking place on 21 November in the Main Building on the Brayford Campus. The theme is Reflection in Learning and Practice’ and the full day event will look at using educational resources available Continue reading ‘Sharing Experience in Using Open Educational Resources on Reflection’ Student Conference 21 November 2012
This will be the last post on this website. The funded component of the Embedding OER project is coming to an end but the process of raising awareness of the philosophy and practice of open education will continue. Sustainable pathways Continue reading Last post for now….
Due to high interest in the student conference ‘Reflection in Learning and Practice’ in 21st November 2012 at the University of Lincoln we have to close the registration at midnight tonight. This is due to limited capacity of the available rooms.
A collection of best practices for the adaptation of learning materials as Open Educational Resources (OER) from the OpenScout project http://www.openscout.net/is available here http://learn.openscout.net/resource.html?loid=OpenScout:6a73c645-0244-11e2-8c2f-c37fb8292160 10 lessons learned. Initiation: Use trusted relationships as a starting point. Not all materials are re-used as they Continue reading OER and Adaptation Handbook: Top Ten Lessons Learned from OpenScout
From the TImes Higher Education Supplement, 7th September 2012 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=421081&c=1 The government has pledged an extra £10 million to help the 30 most research-intensive universities manage the transition to full open access. The move follows disquiet from research-intensive universities about the Continue reading Government pledges £10 million to aid open-access move
Reflection in Learning and Practice COMPETITION FOR ALL STUDENTS Click here for competition entry form Reflection Competition ENTRY FORM All Lincoln University students are invited to participate in a competition to submit educational material to help fellow students to develop reflective skills. This material Continue reading Reflection
Click on post title and open in a new tab or window to view the SlideShow display. [nggallery id=6] The last Embedding OER Practice event took place on September 10 at the Bentley Hotel, South Hykeham. Teams were invited to Continue reading Embedding OER Practice Final Event 10 September 2012
The HEA/JISC-funded ‘Academic Practice in Context’ project has today released its full set of materials for free use under a Creative Commons licence. The materials feature the equivalent of 300 study hours worth of Masters Level resources intended to aid Continue reading Open Educational Resources for Educational Developers Launched Today!
The value of OER can be demonstrated by free availability of digital copies of these two books. The latest book by Martin Weller, Professor of Educational Technology at the Institute of Educational Technology, is freely available online. The Digital Scholar: How Continue reading The real time value of OER
[nggallery id=5] Sharing Practice; Open Approaches to Teaching and Learning took place on 21st June 2012. The aim of the day was to raise awarenenss of open educational resources (OER) and begin conversations about supporting the adoption and embedding of Continue reading Sharing Practice teaching and learning event: keynotes and pictures
The third HEA Change Academy event for Embedding OER Practice took place on 19th June. Projects are now over half way through and teams are identifying the wider issues of support and resourcing needed to ensure their outcomes are sustainable. Continue reading Embedding OER Practice HEA AwayDay 19th June 2012
The Commonwealth of Learning have published Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice (2012) edited by Jenny Glennie, Ken Harley, Neil Butcher, Trudi van Wyk. 28 contributors bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and insights about Continue reading OER and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice
Educause have a useful page on open education and open educational resources at http://www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/Open%20Educational%20Resources%20OER/27863 In particular, their one page document Seven Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources at http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutOpenE/205913 contains a helpful rational for the use of oer Continue reading Seven Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources
Blackboard is now marketing itself as a multiple learning platform, one which supports both commercial software and open source content. Blackboard CourseSites, launched in 2011, is a free, cloud-based opportunity for releasing teaching and learning courses as OER. Register for Continue reading Blackboard meets open education?
[nggallery id=4] The two day Embedding OER Practice Interim Event was an good opportunity for project teams and students to work with the HEA Change Academy team and individual project critical friends. The Agenda for the day is shared here. Day Continue reading Embedding OER Practice Interim Event
JISC’s Sustaining and Embedding Innovations; a good practice guide contains useful information for planning sustainability with embedding OER practice outcomes. It focuses on: Changing people and culture. Working with existing institutional structures to influence organisational change. Embedding or aligning with strategies, Continue reading Sustaining and Embedding Innovations; a good practice guide
OER Workshop Two, WordPress and Other Things, took place today 21 March, facilitated by Joss Winn. This was planned as a catch-up session on Creative commons licences and searching for OER for those who missed the first workshop and then to introduce Continue reading OER Workshop Two WordPress and Other Things