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Afternoon track B for team members that support faculty in academic leadership, instructional design, library, or other roles discussion facilitated by Nate Angell from the Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) workshop held on 21 Oct 2014 for the University System of Maryland at bwtech@UMBC South campus.

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  • 1. OER Adoption & Impact StrategiesA facilitated discussion w/Nate Angell @LumenLearninga part of theIntroduction to OER Workshopsponsored byThe USM Student CouncilUSMs Center for Academic Innovationbwtech@UMBC South Campus21 Oct 2014

2. Implementing & SustainingOER Why Who What/Where When Howlumenlearning.com 3. lumenlearning.comWhy OER? Affordability Access Control Pedagogy & Learning Outcomes Student SuccessYou cant change what you dontmeasure. 4. lumenlearning.comOER for who(m)? Students Faculty Full-time Adjunct Librarians & Instructional Designers Administrators: The Institution Everyone: Taxpayers 5. lumenlearning.comWhat/Where OER? Which departments/disciplines? What growth model? Coalition of the willing By course By department/school By program/degree 6. lumenlearning.comOER when? We all live by the academic calendar Rolling out: Take small bites Look ahead Obstacles Opportunities Sustainability 7. lumenlearning.comOER how? Supporting the 5Rs of OER: Reuse, Revise,Remix, Retain, Redistribute Instructional design with OER Technology requirements, including LMSintegration To print or not to print? Compliance: What does OER require? OER and the Registrar: Listing, Data OER and Cost: Materials fees, tuition recovery,or? 8. Next Steps for OER at YourInstitution What needs to happen next on yourcampus to adopt and sustain OER? OER Community: You are not alonelumenlearning.com 9. lumenlearning.comBonus SlidesMore about the implementation andsustainability of scaling OER adoption. 10. lumenlearning.comAdoption Methodologies &Frameworks Pilot Approaches Program Approaches System/Community Approaches 11. lumenlearning.comThe Kaleidoscope Pilot At least 120 students Four sections, ideally 2 different disciplines Courses selected from those with maturesolutions Institutional leadership participation Training for faculty and support throughterm (two 3-hour sessions) Evaluation: success data and surveys 12. lumenlearning.comThe Z Degree An entire Associates degree with a $0textbook cost and only OER Twenty-two courses Z designation in the class schedule Trained faculty Fully open licensing Continuous improvement cycle Student orientation prior to registration 13. Source: Tidewater Community College Z degree project team lumenlearning.com 14. VCCS/Kaleidoscope Model Collaborative faculty teams review, align,refine and augment a course Emphasis on use of high-quality existingmaterials New work licensed CC-BY Packaged for adapting and adopting Training and support for adapters andadopterslumenlearning.com 15. Engaging Faculty Memberslumenlearning.com Changing Behavior Faculty Archetypes Course Redesign Process + http://bit.ly/1hopUCV 16. Shifting Faculty Engagement withOER REUSE This is MY content REVISE This is a starting point forimprovement REMIX This is the best collection ofmaterials for each concept or outcome REDISTRIBUTION This exists in acommunity of collaboratorslumenlearning.com 17. lumenlearning.comFaculty ApproachesBUILD ADAPT ADOPT Develop new materials Aggregate materialsfrom high-quality OER Create tools andsystems Create media Share or publishSimilar in scope to writinga new textbook with manycollaborators. Identify high-qualitycourse or resource Create significantrevision Remix, aggregate Share or publishSimilar in scope to movingfrom traditional to fullyonline delivery. Review open course Refine for teachingapproach Align with syllabus Assign and referenceSimilar in scope to using anew textbook or a majornew edition. 18. lumenlearning.comCommon Questions andChallenges Faculty Incentives IP Policies + Bookstores and Economics + Administrative Processes Union Negotiations + 19. lumenlearning.comFaculty Incentives Time Financial appreciation ($500 - $2,000) Recognition Student impact data SupportDont push on weight-bearing walls. 20. There is a direct relationship betweentextbook costs and student successlumenlearning.com60%+ do not purchase textbooksat some point due to cost35% take fewer courses due totextbook cost31% choose not to register for acourse due to textbook cost23% regularly go withouttextbooks due to cost14% have dropped a coursedue to textbook cost10% have withdrawn from acourse due to textbook costSource: 2012 student surveyby Florida Virtual Campus 21. There is a direct relationship betweentextbook costs and student success 100% have access to learninglumenlearning.commaterials on day 1100% own educational materialsfor lifelong learning100% use all educationalfunding to complete100% stay in courses for whichthey register100% succeed in courses forwhich they register100% persist to completeeducational goals 22. lumenlearning.comEconomics No textbook required, or partner withbookstore for print fulfillment Lost tuition from drop/add activity Lost bookstore revenue Increased persistence and enrollment Open course material fees ~90% cost reduction Predictable fee with greater success