User:Anshulkhatter/OER Workshop/Workshop Report
A 3 Day Workshop on Open Education Resources was oraginsed from 26th April 2013 t0 28th April 2013 at ASU Campus. This Worshop has been sponsored by Common Wealth Educational Centre for Asia - CEMCA. The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Savithri Singh ,Principal ANDC and her team.
Apeejay Stya University will consider OER as a growth arm of the University. University will leverage OERs potential value to improve the quality of Curriculam, Content & Instructions, facilitate academic collaboration and enhance equitable access to knowledge resource. Faculties will be placing its course materials on the OER platform and make it available to all. It proposes to promote OER & extend full support to the OER Movement.
Main Topics Covered in workshop :
a. Understanding the Philosophy of OER
b. Licences Used
c. Searching for OER Content
d. Hands on Content Upload
The day began with the welcome speech by Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Dr. K.K. Dwivedi,Apeejay Stya University.The event was marked with the gracious presence of Dr. Sanjaya Mishra,Director CEMCA who delivered inaugural address on "OER-a Futuristic Approach". Dr.R.Sreedher,Professor-Emeritus Apeejay Stya University spoke on " An Overview on the Global OER Platform". This was followed by the self introduction by the participants. In the post lunch session Dr. Savithri Singh gave an overview on OER and creative commons licensing which helped the participants in searching for and identifying open contents,images etc.The last session in the day began with hands on experience on how to upload content on web like working with wikieducator,register,create an account,edit & format text on wiki etc.
Day2 began with feedback interaction with the participants and creation of various OER in respective wiki logins made by the participants.It also laid emphasis on upload of media files,images,image gallery then upload of power point presentations,creating tables,giving colours to the text, uploading PDF files, Access history,Use of revert back feature.In the last session the participants created pedagogical templates & templates for online exercises,Quizes, MCQ etc.
On the day3, the workshop began with Feedback interaction, knowledge of web licenses and creative commons.Participants were also introduced to export of files in Wiki format from the open office. The last session was a hands-on training on giving beautiful color to the pages, uploading and making sub-pages containing good educational content, and presentation by the participants. Participants were very enthusiastic as all of them desired to have more of such workshops in their colleges.