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Openness

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I created this graphic to demonstrate the 2 main components of openness: transparency and freedom
 
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The 4 Rs of Open Content

The 4 Rs of Open Content | Openness in education | Scoop.it
 
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In this seminal blog post David Wiley describes the 4Rs of openness: reuse, revise (what he calls rework), remix, and redistribute.
 
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Clarifying the 5th R

Clarifying the 5th R | Openness in education | Scoop.it
 
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In this 2nd installment, David Wiley introduces a 5th R – “Retain” – to his 4Rs framework of openness.
 
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Defining "Open"

This excellent page by David Wiley defines what open means using his 5 Rs approach. He also discusses the ALMS framework for considering the technical aspects of open.
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Open educational resources - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open educational resources - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open educational resources ( OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes. It is the leading trend in distance education/ open and distance learning domain as a consequence of the openness movement.

This most useful part of this Wikipedia entry on OER is the section entitled "Defining the Scope and Nature of OER". This section gives the major definitions of OER.


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Do-it-Yourself OER Development Workshop

Do-it-Yourself OER Development Workshop | Openness in education | Scoop.it
Creating OERs Workshop Date: 09/2016 Overview This guide you will help you create an open educational resource (OER). You’ll review the following content: What does “open” mean? What is an OER and what makes for a good OER? Tools for creating OER. Principles of copyright and Creative Commons
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I developed this workshop that anyone can do on their own to develop OERs. It contains all the tools and resources you need to develop OERs. And its open....you can do any of the 5 Rs with it (just remember to make a copy first).
 
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Creative Commons & Copyright Info

 
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Excellent video describing why Creative Commons licenses are important and what each license allows.
 
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About The Licenses - Creative Commons

About The Licenses - Creative Commons | Openness in education | Scoop.it
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Once you develop an OER you should license it so it can be used by others. Creative Commons is an internationally recognized licensing system that allows you to control how others use your materials. This page reviews the CC licenses.
 
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Open textbook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open textbook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Part of the broader open educational resources movement, open textbooks increasingly are seen as a solution to challenges with traditionally published textbooks, such as access and affordability concerns. Open textbooks were identified in the New Media Consortium's 2010 Horizon Report as a component of the rapidly progressing adoption of open content in higher education.

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Comparing xMOOCs and cMOOCs: philosophy and practice | Tony Bates

Comparing xMOOCs and cMOOCs: philosophy and practice | Tony Bates | Openness in education | Scoop.it
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Many consider MOOCs to be "open" but are they? This article describes the 2 types of MOOCs and why most MOOCs arent open.
 
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Peter Suber, Open Access Overview (definition, introduction)

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Open access refers to research reports that are open (open journals or repositories). This is an extensive tome on open access. It covers the main definitions and benefits of open access. 
 
 
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Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals | Openness in education | Scoop.it
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
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LibGuides: Open Access Publishing: Dissent & Discussion

LibGuides: Open Access Publishing: Dissent & Discussion | Openness in education | Scoop.it
 
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This page of an excellent resource on open access has links to perspectives about why open access maybe isnt as good as we think it is.
 
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TEDxNYED - David Wiley - 03/06/10

Dr. David Wiley is Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He is also the Chief Openness Officer of Fla

 
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In this video, David Wiley discusses how education is sharing and openness is sharing. This sets up the background for the openness movement.
 
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Ubiquity Press

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This is a must read for anyone needing to understand the basics of openness. This is an excellent FREE ebook by Martin Weller. He examines four key areas that have been central to the developments within open education: open access, MOOCs, open education resources and open scholarship. It is an excellent resource to get an overview of what open means and the challenges facing its broader adoption.
 
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Connectivism: A learning theory for the digital age

Connectivism: A learning theory for the digital age | Openness in education | Scoop.it
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It's important to understand connectivism to fully understand openness. This classic article by George Siemens discusses classic learning theories in addition to connectivism.
 
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OER Adoption Pyramid

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The OER pyramid prompts a series of questions which can help assess the OER readiness of an institution. It can help institutions identify obstacles and opportunities for OER adoption. 
 
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OER Evaluation Criteria

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This pdf contains 6 general criteria for evaluating OER.
 
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Tutorial 2: Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia

Tutorial 2: Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia | Openness in education | Scoop.it
 
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This is a useful tutorial to help you develop OERs
 
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Creating open educational resources

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Another excellent resource from The Open University to walk you through how to make OERs
 
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OER Commons

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OER Commons is a searchable digital library of OERs. Explore and use open education resources and join the network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement. You can also upload your OERs here to share with the world.
 
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ds106: Not a Course, Not Like Any MOOC

 
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DS106 is an example of an open MOOC. Check out the description of this course in this EDUCAUSE review and you will understand what an open course can look like.
 
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Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access ( OA) refers to online research outputs that are free of all restrictions on access (e.g. access tolls) and free of many restrictions on use (e.g. certain copyright and license restrictions). Open access can be applied to all forms of published research output, including peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed academic journal articles, conference papers, theses, book chapters, and monographs.


 
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This Wikipedia entry discusses the funding of open access in addition to definitions.
 
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Open access: The true cost of science publishing

Open access: The true cost of science publishing | Openness in education | Scoop.it
Cheap open-access journals raise questions about the value publishers add for their money.
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Interesting analysis of what it costs to publish in traditional and open access journals. Very eye-opening.
 
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