Author:
Megan Simmons, Joanna Schimizzi
Subject:
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Level:
Career / Technical
Tags:
eMedia, emedia, reimagine, reimagineteaching
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Video

Education Standards

Fall 2020 OER Training

Overview

This engaging two-week course will provide participants with an opportunity to explore, create, and collaborate with our dynamic OER community, who is dedicated to improving teaching and learning throughout Utah. 

Educators will engage with emedia tools to effectively identify and evaluate resources - utilizing rubrics and quality criteria, and align them to standards, as well as explore curation strategies to collaboratively organize resources relevant to desired use and discover ways to create, remix, and share resources.

Training days and times: November 10, 12, 17, 19 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain Time

Session 1: Introduction to OER - Discovery, Collaboration & Curation

Agenda:

- Connect and get to know each other

- Discuss Goals, Outcomes and Expectations

- Open Educational Resources and Practices Overview

       - Explore the What and Why

       - Discover how Open Educational Resources and Practices can support our work

Zoom recording

Session 1: OER Discovery, Collaboration & Curation

Link to Recording:
https://iskme.zoom.us/rec/share/Fqf1rqv0s2hj8Xopr5-kSysbCZRLkymduavQyxbCuL1Fgmzlb4ig9DqQL1dtcugf.KDCaYyyVKJ2QR-EW

Slides are attached below 

Practice and Sharing:

Practice: Use discovery tools (search, advanced search, and filter results) to find a resource you can use.

Share: Join our Fall 2020 OER Training Group. Share a link to the resource and how you plan to use the resource by replying to the discussion in our Group.

Timestamps: Below is a listing of topics covered throughout the entire webinar and their accompanying timestamps.

  • 0:00 - Welcome, introductions
  • 2:15 - Overview of what will be covered
  • 5:34 - Group and individual goals
  • 9:20 - Course topics
  • 10:40 - ISKME supports
  • 12:15 - OER (Open Educational Resources)
  • 13:29 - Open licensing
  • 15:38 - OEP (Open Educational Practice)
  • 25:31 - OER during school closures - collaboration and authoring
  • 29:50 - Benefits of OER and OEP
  • 35:15 - Discovery - Overview of what will be covered
  • 37:12 - Discovery considerations - discussion about what kinds of resources are needed
  • 39:35 - Discover - resources, providers, collections
  • 41:47 - Explore using the search tool
  • 44:35 - Advanced search
  • 46:04 - Hubs
  • 47:21 - Fall 2020 OER Training Group in eMedia
  • 49:12 - Conclusion, looking ahead, practice
  • 51:10 - Questions

Session 2: OER Quality Evaluation

Agenda:

  1. Share what high-quality resources look like in your work

  2. Explore quality evaluation tools

Determine your own quality evaluation criteria and share in the discussion board

Zoom recording:

OER Quality Evaluation

Link to recording: https://iskme.zoom.us/rec/share/AZTXFiWoYbMDYPAsZdv2EyHCRmll7zhKtIfFiNlYgdDJyc2tjkfB7-SrrK5B3ScK.uP_EL25qgxzFlm9I

Slides: https://bit.ly/UEN-Reimagine-2

Practice & Discussion:

  1. Discuss: Share what your resource quality evaluation criteria is in the Group Discussion.

  2. Practice: Evaluate a resource using your own quality evaluation criteria. Write your review as a comment on the resource. Save that resource to our Fall 2020 OER Training Group.

  3. Bring a resource that you created that you would like to share for next week’s session on OER Design, Authoring and Remixing.

Timestamps: Below is a listing of topics covered throughout the entire webinar session and their accompanying timestamps.

  • 0:00 - Welcome, introductions, review of previous tasks
  • 1:35 - Participant icebreaker
  • 5:40 - Overview of what will be covered
  • 9:00 - Sharing of resources found in eMedia after session 1
  • 20:54 - Adding comments to a resource
  • 23:34 - eMedia evaluation tool - Achieve OER
  • 25:35 - Quality evaluation tools
    • Achieve OER
    • Open Textbook rubric
    • North Carolina's Curriculum Review rubric
    • Washington's model for assessing bias in instructional materials
  • 29:35 - Individual work time - exploring the evaluation tools
  • 31:15 - Quality evaluation tools discussion
  • 40:50 - 3 eMedia tools to evaluate resources
    • Star ratings
    • Achieve OER rubric
    • Comments
  • 44:47 - Remixing resources
  • 47:20 - Conclusion, looking ahead, practice

Session 3: OER Design, Authoring & Remixing

Agenda

  1. Revisit our OER Quality Evaluation Criteria

  2. Explore designing and iterating for continuous improvement

    • Share best practices and get inspiration from other educators

  3. Get an overview of OER authoring tool, Open Author

    • Discover how to edit, describe, and publish a resource

Zoom recording:

OER Design, Authoring & Remixing

Link to recording: https://iskme.zoom.us/rec/share/vKnY_nQV3dkHQOC0z2WqCeiG-vMfy6gCwLuogoFe08ZyTXoQfcmk2pjoKbqAPgir.x1bXIR36_sZFPpbV

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tL-C2LlXNy9OedYxLPqnaZv2sFtxcck7/edit#slide=id.p1 

Timestamps: Below is a listing of topics covered throughout the entire webinar session and their accompanying timestamps.

  • 0:00 - Welcome, overview of what will be covered
  • 3:49 - Discussion - Revisiting OER quality evaluation criteria from session 2
  • 13:50 - Designing and iterating for continuous improvement
  • 33:23 - Design Templates
  • 38:44 - Remixing a lesson plan template with Open Author, the OER authoring tool
  • 45:27 - Creating a new group resource using Open Author
  • 47:10 - Open Author design and publishing
  • 49:43 - Practice, looking ahead, conclusion

 

Authoring & Remixing Practice

Begin designing a resource in Open Author - Click Contribute to this Group and select Open Author

Your draft will be automatically saved in our Group

Publish and share your first draft on Thursday

Open Author Instructional Video

Session 4: Peer Review & Continuous Improvement / Leadership & Advocacy

Agenda

  1. Share your first draft of your resource

  2. Get feedback from peers

  3. Take notes so you can refine your module based on feedback and continue authoring

  4. Address any questions and current needs

  5. Discuss outreach ideas

  6. Identify Next Steps

 

Zoom recording:

OER Session 4

Meeting Recording:
https://iskme.zoom.us/rec/share/84ldzlyz6oxCQamV_6ZWxyaxtWVVtmD1nGdsL7mV0TqD4Z64rwfjkNPxD9-0Qblq.t1nstmUrbqlSEkDi

Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Q64QvpmCdECTyQBDZ6EpuiJgK0K4RjYv/view?usp=sharing

Practice Activities

Continue designing and editing your resource in Open Author 

Evaluate your resource based on the quality criteria you determined in week 1

Republish your resource by December 1

Share next steps in the discussion

Timestamps: Below is a listing of topics covered throughout the entire webinar session and their accompanying timestamps.

  • 0:00 - Welcome, overview of what will be covered
  • 2:55 - Review of previous sessions
  • 3:34 - Review of designing and iterating for continuous improvement
  • 4:42 - Peer review and feedback
  • 12:17 - Sharing and review of created resources
  • 20:59 - Peer review breakout rooms
    • 24:16 - Participant discussions in breakout rooms (not recorded)
  • 27:47 - Sharing breakout room highlights
  • 30:31 - What's next? - OER leadership and advocacy
  • 43:02 - Practice, looking ahead, conclusion