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OER symposium, 16th SEDA conference 2011

Live blogging... This is the first symposium at a SEDA conference...

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Nick Freear
17 November 2011

* Speaker/Talk 1 (of 3), Prof. Chris Hockings, from the University of Wolverhampton

  • Learning to teach inclusively,
  • Uses Xerte,
  • Also in Open Jorum
  • "21 Being reflexive, ... critical"

Principles & practice - videos.
* Create safe, inclusive spaces
** Get to know students as individuals
* Harness students' experience knowledge
* Teach reflectively and with sensitivity to differences
** "Teachers very aware of their own backgrounds, experiences and how that would influence learning... careful in choice of materials... mindful of diversity... developed a discipline of noticing..[students' involvement].."

Extra content

Speaker 2 (of 3) - Dr Barbara Lee & Prof. Jenny Anderson, Southampton Solent University.

* First OER was an animation for our Mahara e-portfolio project,

* Setting up a PG in Blended Learning
** participants experimented with JORUM, OpenLearn, iTunes U, MIT courseware, MERLOT, ALT Open Access repository,

* So what worked for them?
** Short,
** Visual, not necessarily a talking head, narrated PowerPoint, use of diagrams
** Created clarity in their own concepts

* Key author - Jilly Salmond (?)

** Taking our experience into the Open for Business Project OER2 OMAC.

*** Part of a PGCE in Management teaching

Eg. University of Liverpool - "Rough Guide"

Our project: Supporting students effectively: Tips and tricks.

3 areas:

Inclusive Learning environments (JB), Supporting students (BL), Unit leaders: managing student learning (JA)

Tricks and Tips: Common format: Introduction, Links to theory, Top tricks and things to avoid, Activity.

Nick Freear
12:01 on 17 November 2011

Embedded Content

Solent LTU - Mahara E-Portfolio, animation on YouTube (is this Xtranormal?)

Solent LTU - Mahara E-Portfolio, animation on YouTube (is this Xtranormal?)

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