NZ/EIT/Open Education Resources and WikiEducator
- 1 Overview
- 2 What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?
- 3 Copyright (Creative Commons)
- 4 What is a wiki?
- 5 The EIT Online (Moodle) Wiki
- 6 Examples of online wikis
- 7 WikiEducator and OER
- 8 Other tools and resources mentioned
- 9 Wrap-up
- 10 References
Session: 2010, November 11
What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?
- What's so good about Open Educational Resources? Steve Wheeler sets out the benefits of OER
Where do you find OER or Open Content?
- OER Commons ( http://www.oercommons.org )
- Open Textbooks ( http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org )
- Open Access Journals ( http://www.doaj.org )
- OpenCourseWare Consortium ( http://www.ocwconsortium.org )
- MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm )
- University of South Queensland ( http://ocw.usq.edu.au/ )
- Khan Academy (http://www.khanacademy.org/ )
- MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching ( http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm )
- YouTube ( http://www.youtube.com ) - Yes there are truckloads of videos for education here as well
- Flickr Creative Commons ( http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ ) - Images shared under creative commons license
- Peer to Peer University P2PU - Open community encouraging peer learning, collaboration and participation
Copyright (Creative Commons)
- Creative Commons Spectrum of Rights excellent slideshow explaining how creative commons licenses are set up
- Creative commons licences
- from the CC web site
- Copyright and Fair dealing
- My Copyright notes - includes New Zealand references
- Otago Polytechnic Creative Commons case study
What is a wiki?
- Brief overview
- Wikis in Plain English Excellent explanation of wikis in Lee Lefever's Common Craft series
The EIT Online (Moodle) Wiki
- What is it?
- Notes on use
- Only one person can edit. Other participant is locked out so they don't overwrite. This means if someone stays on edit page no one else can edit.
- No discussion page
- Adding multimedia can challenge participant's ICT skills
- How can they be used in EITOnline (Moodle)
- Organise groups
- Organise presentation times
- Organise student/topic lists
- Student collaboratively write article
- Students collaboratively answer a series of questions
- Self-assessment for online participation
Examples of online wikis
- WikiEducator ( http://wikieducator.org )
- WikiVersity ( http://wikiversity.org/ )
- WikiCommons ( http://commons.wikimedia.org/ )
- Wikipedia ( http://wikipedia.org )
- VirtualMV, Michael's extreme wiki ( http://www.virtualmv.com/wiki )
WikiEducator and OER
Other tools and resources mentioned
- Google Docs ( http://docs.google.com allows documents to be shared but only to people you nominate)
- Blogs (http://www.wordpress.com , Google's blogger )
- Zoomit (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897434.aspx, the zoom in and draw tool)
- Clay Shirky's books
- How do you see you could use a wiki in your classes?
- Wiki. (2010, November 2). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 22:12, November 7, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiki&oldid=394478215