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How do you reuse OER when they are so context driven?

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Giota Alevizou
12 August 2009

Derek Chirnside, Senior Educational Designer, University of Canterbury, Christchurch speaking about the caveats of reuse and remix. Teachers not too confident, worried about surveilance. The challenges for fostering community in the field of teacher training and education still prevails. 'It's too indiosyncratic' some say 

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Giota Alevizou
5:58pm 12 August 2009

The power of a weak connectons between people and networks and between networks?
Tensions between collective intelligence and niche communities growing organically? Or it is a clush of different organisational/instituional cultures?

Giota Alevizou
6:52pm 12 August 2009

Is it juristictional caveats about IP or IP confusion amongst teachers and course designers that deter participation in the OER world? Check out the Copyright Exceptions and Fair Use survey from CCLearn and Open.Michigan:

Terry K. Smith
2:28pm 14 August 2009

I would suggest that providing friendly intros somehow to faculty, providing positive examples of OER cooperation and sharing that lead toward agreed upon outcomes is one approach.

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