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    tax payers money: Smithsonian,money. (Smithsonian, National Archive, NASA).
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    language in an authentic setting.settings. Embassy websites
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    OERs. For making OER content accessible you can approach those
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    the content. Though they do not get money but they can get more visibility.
    Curate OER lists useful for students abroad. ACCESS scholarship, and language teacher training programs could benefit from such resources. Currently webinars are available for teacher certification. Be the broker of the OERs, it is a lot and can be overwhelming.
    UNESCO, OECD embracing OER to engage in each other’s culture and build bridges of mutual understanding.
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Wednesday, December 7

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    5. Open Education
    Innovating Education: Interview with Richard Culatta, US Dept. of Education (notes)
    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.Interview
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities can make money by giving degrees. If people access these courses they become more interested in enrolling. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
    Educational Resources: Freely available content (images, videos, activities) for teachers to build your own courses ('free lego land').
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    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on their art work (images, videos, lesson plans)but would like to get credits.
    Public Domain: Free to use by public without limits (books, music written hundred years ago, everything created by Gov on tax payers money: Smithsonian, National Archive, NASA).
    OCW Links
    OER Links

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    incorporate these OERs. FosterOERs to foster mutual understanding
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    help with gettingdeciding on the idea of how apreferred university lecture looks like or be used as supplement to their local education andwhile exposed to the English language. Many of them cannot come herelanguage in person for financial or visa reasons. Atan authentic setting. Embassy websites can incorporate language
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    of OERs. ApproachFor OER content approach those who create the content to seek visibility. Culturallly, share ideas, beliefs in an authentic way.
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    for students abroad,abroad. ACCESS scholarship, highschool students after school program can access native English programs. Languageand language teacher training programs.programs could benefit from such resources. Currently webinars
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    be overwhelming.
    Mozilla Badges/ Badges for Learning: recognize skills with standardized merit badges. Institutions can issue these badges. It should be an organization who is well respected. These digital badges given to the holder can be displayed on a web site in resume,. Linked in references do not apply to competencies. VA works on Badges for VETs.
    Mobile: Edupunks Guide

    UNESCO, OECD embracing OER to engage in each other’s culture and build bridges of mutual understanding.
    OCW Links
    OER Links

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    Innovating Education: Interview with Richard Culatta, US Dept. of Education (notes)
    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
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    public. Universities can make money by giving degrees, ifdegrees. If people access
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    become more interested.interested in enrolling. These programs
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    school students.
    Educational Resources: Freely available content (images, videos, activities) for teachers to build your own courses ('free lego land').
    Licensing:
    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on their art work (images, videos, lesson plans)but would like to get credits.
    Public Domain: Free to use by public without limits (books, music written hundred years ago, everything created by Gov on tax payers money: Smithsonian, National Archive, NASA).

    OCW Links
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
    OER Links
    Licensing
    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on it only some restrictions, anyone can use it for free but give credits (images, videos, lesson plans)
    Public Domain: not copyrighted, free to use without limits by the public (books, music written hundred years ago, everything created by Gov on tax payers money: Smithsonian, National Archive, NASA)

    Benefits:
    Access to courses from top universities and professors even in a foreign country, where you can substitute or augment content from US
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    Mobile: Edupunks Guide
    UNESCO, OECD embracing OER to engage in each other’s culture and build bridges of mutual understanding.
    OIEsupport@state.gov
    http://conx.state.gov/oie/?channelId=a6744338ef03410786668c7ccec95526&channelListId&mediaId=046b0af7420a4da4895b46b2cf5b3a21
    Richard Culatta of the US Dept. of Education
    http://www.innovativelearning.com/

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    5. Open Education
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    of Education (notes)
    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities make money by giving degrees, if people access these courses they become more interested. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
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    OCW Links
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
    Creative Common Search: http://search.creativecommons.org/ To add individual pieces, go to Creative Commons and download the CC image “available on CC”, it links back to the CC Search, so it can be found. Your own Youtube video or Flickr images can be also made available under CC.
    Learning Registry: http://www.learningregistry.org/ (contribution by educators, technical experts, industry, organizations, fedgov) to make it easy to find free resources. Smithsonian has little available, it may not even be digitized. Content is there but not searchable. To make it available online you need to add metadata to make it searchable database. The registry helps with indexing. You can pull out data or add your own content. (PBS)
    MERLOT http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm (upload your powerpoint or other documents)
    Edupunks Guide e-book (how to get education using these free resources: http://www.edupunksguide.org/

    OER Links
    Licensing
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    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities make money by giving degrees, if people access these courses they become more interested. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
    Open CourswareOCW Links
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
    Creative Common Search: http://search.creativecommons.org/ To add individual pieces, go to Creative Commons and download the CC image “available on CC”, it links back to the CC Search, so it can be found. Your own Youtube video or Flickr images can be also made available under CC.
    ...
    MERLOT http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm (upload your powerpoint or other documents)
    Edupunks Guide e-book (how to get education using these free resources: http://www.edupunksguide.org/
    Open CourswareOER Links
    Licensing
    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on it only some restrictions, anyone can use it for free but give credits (images, videos, lesson plans)
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    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities make money by giving degrees, if people access these courses they become more interested. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
    Open Education LinksCoursware
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
    Creative Common Search: http://search.creativecommons.org/ To add individual pieces, go to Creative Commons and download the CC image “available on CC”, it links back to the CC Search, so it can be found. Your own Youtube video or Flickr images can be also made available under CC.
    ...
    MERLOT http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm (upload your powerpoint or other documents)
    Edupunks Guide e-book (how to get education using these free resources: http://www.edupunksguide.org/
    Open Education LinksCoursware
    Licensing
    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on it only some restrictions, anyone can use it for free but give credits (images, videos, lesson plans)
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    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities make money by giving degrees, if people access these courses they become more interested. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
    MIT Open Courseware: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm (all courses they offer and resources, translated into different languages)
    Connexions: http://cnx.org/ (anybody (university, individuals) can contribute and use this educational material depository, in multiple languages)
    Universia: http://www.universia.net/
    iTunesU: http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/ (higher ed lectures from universities, lots of Spanish content, audio-based OCW. You cannot manipulate it, take parts out of it and reuse it.)
    Open University http://p2pu.org/en/ (free open courses , you can connect with actual teachers and peers, they offer certificate and badges)

    Open Education Links
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
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    5. Open Education
    Innovating Education: Interview with Richard Culatta, US Dept. of Education
    During this Richard mentions lots of resources and ideas for accessing free resources and training opportunities and explores how to better incorporate US higher education free resources in US missions abroad, such as American Corners.
    Open courseware: Usually created by universities and made available for public. Universities make money by giving degrees, if people access these courses they become more interested. These programs are targeted at college and high school students.
    MIT Open Courseware: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm (all courses they offer and resources, translated into different languages)
    Connexions: http://cnx.org/ (anybody (university, individuals) can contribute and use this educational material depository, in multiple languages)
    Universia: http://www.universia.net/
    iTunesU: http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/ (higher ed lectures from universities, lots of Spanish content, audio-based OCW. You cannot manipulate it, take parts out of it and reuse it.)
    Open University http://p2pu.org/en/ (free open courses , you can connect with actual teachers and peers, they offer certificate and badges)
    Open Education Links
    Educational Resources: freely available content (images, videos, activities) to build own course (free lego land). For teachers.
    Creative Common Search: http://search.creativecommons.org/ To add individual pieces, go to Creative Commons and download the CC image “available on CC”, it links back to the CC Search, so it can be found. Your own Youtube video or Flickr images can be also made available under CC.
    Learning Registry: http://www.learningregistry.org/ (contribution by educators, technical experts, industry, organizations, fedgov) to make it easy to find free resources. Smithsonian has little available, it may not even be digitized. Content is there but not searchable. To make it available online you need to add metadata to make it searchable database. The registry helps with indexing. You can pull out data or add your own content. (PBS)
    MERLOT http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm (upload your powerpoint or other documents)
    Edupunks Guide e-book (how to get education using these free resources: http://www.edupunksguide.org/
    Open Education Links
    Licensing
    Creative Commons: created by individuals who do not want to put copyright on it only some restrictions, anyone can use it for free but give credits (images, videos, lesson plans)
    Public Domain: not copyrighted, free to use without limits by the public (books, music written hundred years ago, everything created by Gov on tax payers money: Smithsonian, National Archive, NASA)
    Benefits:
    Access to courses from top universities and professors even in a foreign country, where you can substitute or augment content from US
    Educational and Cultural Affairs can incorporate these OERs. Foster mutual understanding via educational and cultural exchanges. One function is to provide educational advice to foreign students interested in studying in the US: process of application, identifying the right institute, financial assistance. These resources can help with getting the idea of how a university lecture looks like or be used as supplement to their local education and exposed to the English language. Many of them cannot come here in person for financial or visa reasons. At Embassy websites incorporate language resources and curate a list of OERs. Approach those who create the content to seek visibility. Culturallly, share ideas, beliefs in an authentic way.
    Goal is to curate OER lists useful for students abroad, ACCESS scholarship, highschool students after school program can access native English programs. Language teacher training programs. Currently webinars are available for teacher certification. Be the broker of the OERs, it is a lot and can be overwhelming.
    Mozilla Badges/ Badges for Learning: recognize skills with standardized merit badges. Institutions can issue these badges. It should be an organization who is well respected. These digital badges given to the holder can be displayed on a web site in resume,. Linked in references do not apply to competencies. VA works on Badges for VETs.
    Mobile: Edupunks Guide
    UNESCO, OECD embracing OER to engage in each other’s culture and build bridges of mutual understanding.
    OIEsupport@state.gov
    http://conx.state.gov/oie/?channelId=a6744338ef03410786668c7ccec95526&channelListId&mediaId=046b0af7420a4da4895b46b2cf5b3a21
    Richard Culatta of the US Dept. of Education
    http://www.innovativelearning.com/

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