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Before we begin, what are the things you want to do? And what do you feel you need to do?
- cc licensed flickr photo by karindalziel: http://flickr.com/photos/nirak/2282406809/
Discussion: What is OER, and why should we bother with it?
What are Open Educational Resources?
Wiley's 5 R's:
- Retain - the right to make, own, and control copies of the content (e.g., download, duplicate, store, and manage)
- Reuse - the right to use the content in a wide range of ways (e.g., in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video)
- Revise - the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content itself (e.g., translate the content into another language)
- Remix - the right to combine the original or revised content with other open content to create something new (e.g., incorporate the content into a mashup)
- Redistribute - the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with others (e.g., give a copy of the content to a friend)
- What is Creative Commons?
Let's start with an exercise. Take some time to think of a problem or anything else that requires learning content. Then, use some of the following tools to do some searching.
An excellent annotated, curated collection at http://open4us.org/find-oer/ Featured portals:
- Google Advanced Search (toggle 'Usage Rights')