Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation becomes the most recent grant-making organization to require recipients to make findings publicly available, a further shift toward transparency in research funding.
Blessinger, P., & Bliss, T. J. (Eds.). (2016). Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education. Open Book Publishers.
“The importance of openness in education is only now beginning to be appreciated, and I hope this volume can increase the pace of its spread. This volume contains stories of people and institutions around the world acting in accordance with the value of openness, and relates the amazing results that come from those actions. I hope it will inspire you. I hope that as you read these stories you will feel an inward stirring of gratitude for what you have received from those giants who went before us, and that out of the rich soil of that gratitude will grow a commitment to share – a commitment to openness.” — David Wiley
A 2016 collection of articles on open pedagogical topics by leading scholars worldwide. All licensed CC-BY.
1. Introduction to Open Education: Towards a Human Rights Theory
Patrick Blessinger and TJ Bliss
2. Emancipation through Open Education: Rhetoric or Reality?
3. Technology Strategies for Open Educational Resource Dissemination
Phil Barker and Lorna M. Campbell
4. Identifying Categories of Open Educational Resource Users
Martin Weller, Beatriz de los Arcos, Rob Farrow, Rebecca Pitt and Patrick McAndrew
5. Situated Learning in Open Communities: The TED Open Translation Project
Lidia Cámara de la Fuente and Anna Comas-Quinn
6. Educational Policy and Open Educational Practice in Australian Higher Education
Adrian Stagg and Carina Bossu
7. The Identified Informal Learner: Recognizing Assessed Learning in the Open
8. Transformation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education towards Open Learning Arenas: A Question of Quality
Ebba Ossiannilsson, Zehra Altinay, and Fahriye Altinay
9. Three Approaches to Open Textbook Development
Rajiv S. Jhangiani, Arthur G. Green, and John D. Belshaw
10. What Does It Mean to Open Education? Perspectives on Using Open Educational Resources at a US Public University
Linda Vanasupa, Amy Wiley, Lizabeth Schlemer, Dana Ospina, Peter Schwartz, Deborah Wilhelm, Catherine Waitinas and Kellie Hall
11. Expanding Access to Science Field-Based Research Techniques for Students at a Distance through Open Educational Resources
Audeliz Matias, Kevin Woo, and Nathan Whitley-Grassi
12. A Practitioner’s Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study
13. Open Assessment Resources for Deeper Learning
David Gibson, Dirk Ifenthaler, and Davor Orlic
14. Promoting Open Science and Research in Higher Education: A Finnish Perspective
Ilkka Väänänen and Kati Peltonen
15. Credentials for Open Learning: Scalability and Validity
Mika Hoffman and Ruth Olmsted
16. Open Education Practice at the University of Southern Queensland
Ken Udas, Helen Partridge and Adrian Stagg
Who is best suited to control textbooks: the faculty or the publishers? There are ways to make sure it is the faculty.
Source: Open Textbook Publishing | AAUP
Joe Moxley writes: Rather than working as employees on by-the-piece rates for global companies like Pearson, faculty members can assume the role of publishers. . . . We need to realize our power as authors and publishers. Working collaboratively, we can create dynamic teaching and learning environments.
A Celebration of Open Access Week
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
12:00 – 3:30pm
Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 1947 Conference Room
Remote streaming will be available through UConn WebEx @ https://goo.gl/vuNKmJ
Empowering Authors through Publication Agreements
Maximize control, impact and discoverability of your scholarly output.
Open Access Flavors
What are the different types of open access and why do they matter?
OA? OER? What’s the Difference?
Two different movements with a lot in common. How do they support each other?
This digital identifier distinguishes you from every other researcher. Learn about the ID and how to use it.
Entering the Creative Commons
What are open licenses and how do they add value to scholarly and creative work?
Managing Your Scholarly ID Online
Make your scholarly author identity visible and available for citation.
UConn’s Research Data Repository
Learn how UConn can help make your data publicly available.
View and download the flyer for this event.
Streaming during the Event
Join the event remotely in WebEx for the presentation. Attendees aren’t required to register. Attendee login:
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On joining the meeting, you will be asked to enter your name and email. If you haven’t used WebEx before, you will need to download the small Cisco.exe file. More instructions can be found at https://help.webex.com/docs/DOC-5441. Attendees will be muted upon joining the event. Attendees will need to “Connect to audio” via their computer or phone. A survey will appear for attendees after the event.
Open Access Week 2016 Links
Open @ UConn http://open.uconn.edu/
Directory of Open Access Journals: https://doaj.org/
Registry of Research Data Repositories: http://service.re3data.org/search
ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/
SPARC Author Rights: http://sparcopen.org/our-work/author-rights/
Creative Commons: https://creativecommons.org/