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Oklahoma Faculty Advisory Council October 8, 2010

Oklahoma Faculty Advisory Council October 8, 2010

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  1. Oklahoma Faculty Advisory Council October 8, 2010

  2. “OPEN” DOORS • Open Educational Resources (OER) • OpenCourseWare (OCW) • Open TextBooks • Open Access Journals

  3. Why is OPEN Important? Openness enables us to reuse, recycle, and/or build upon other people’s work, materials, expertise with appropriate attribution – It is the “Academic Way”

  4. But Open Resources Are Not Enough • If I’m a faculty member teaching students, What open educational SERVICES do I need? If I’m academic technology staff, librarian, administrator, What open educational SERVICES do I need?

  5. MERLOT: A free & open community for all who use, share, advise & evaluate online teaching & learning materials since 1997… 88,000 members growing at 1,100+ per month A free digital collection of online teaching and learning materials that is open for all to use… 25,000+ materials across disciplines contributed by members A consortium of higher education institutions, professional societies, digital libraries, corporations, and other organizations supporting educational improvement through technology

  6. www.merlot.org

  7. Textbook Affordability and MERLOT

  8. One Stop Shopping for Faculty, Staff, and Students http://als.csuprojects.org

  9. Easy and free access to content for teachers and learners Enable custom reuse of OER into locally designed curriculum Create personal collections for local priorities Find what “people like you” recommend and use Get connected with others Contribute and share your expertise Get recognition for your contributions MERLOT Services for Everyone

  10. Consulting Services Academic Technologies, Development & Implementation Grant Support Customized Technology Services Templates for Teaching Commons, Voices, Content Builder Web Services Customized (and other) Training Discounted registrations to annual conference Discounts from other MERLOT Partner and Affiliated Organizations MERLOT Services for Partners

  11. Leverage means moving from here… Mass = 1

  12. To here…. Mass = Educational Practices Mass = MERLOT Community

  13. Questions ? Contact Information: Phil Moss Phil@merlot.org