LINC 90B: OPEN EDUCATION RESOURCES
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Basic computer skills and knowledge of Macintosh or Windows operating systems and basic skills and knowledge of internet technologies, such as using web browsers, email, bookmarking, searching and downloading; not open to students with credit in LINC 215.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A successful student will collaborate with professional colleagues in the identification and/or development of public domain learning materials.
- Define OER terminology, best practices, case studies and Creative Commons licenses
- Explain accessibility requirements established by the Worldwide Web Consortium to ensure universal access for all students with and without disabilities
The student will be able to:
A. Define Open Educational Resources (OER) terminology, best practices, case studies and Creative Commons licenses
B. Compare and contrast the benefits and the pitfalls of the new digital copyright law and implications for OER
C. Explain accessibility requirements established by the World Wide Web Consortium to ensure universal access for all students with and without disabilities
D. Create an annotated list of tools and standards available to develop, organize and disseminate public domain learning materials
E. Evaluate the suitability of public domain learning materials for use in education, professional, or training contexts
F. Collaborate with professional colleagues in the identification and/or development of public domain learning materials
G. Develop lessons that incorporate use of the identified public domain learning materials
H. Create resources to add to OER repositories
A. Define Open Educational Resources (OER)
2. Best practices
3. Case studies
4. Creative Commons licenses
B. Compare and contrast digital copyright laws
C. Explain accessibility requirements
1. Universal access
D. Create an annotated list of OER tools, resources
1. Tools and standards to develop public learning materials
2. Tools and standards to organize and disseminate public domain learning materials
E. Evaluate public domain learning materials
1. Identify public domain materials
F. Collaborate with colleagues
1. Develop public domain materials
G. Develop lessons, activities, or training modules
H. Create resources and add to OER repositories
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. When taught via Foothill Global Access on the Internet: Students must have currently existing email accounts/email address and ongoing access computers with email software, GUI web browsing capability, FTP, and access to the World Wide Web.
Method(s) of Evaluation
The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
A. Creating an Open Educational Resources (OER) resource or a lesson/activity/training module that incorporates OE
B. Writing an evaluation critique and reflection for their own and classmates' final projects, with emphasis on use of constructive comments and suggested improvements with respect to established characteristics of good multimedia design.
C. Participating in class discussions and critiques.
Method(s) of Instruction
A. Listening actively to lecture presentations delivered in student-centered learning style by taking notes, following demonstrations, or completing an activity
B. Participating in facilitated discussions of live presentations, readings or video presentations
C. Presenting in small group and whole class situations
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Jhangiani, Rajiv S. Open: The Philosophy and Practices That Are Revolutionizing Education and Science. Ubiquity, 2017. Print.
Instructor-assigned notes and materials.
When course is taught online: Additional information, notes, handouts, syllabus, assignments, tests, and other relevant course material will be delivered by email and on the World Wide Web, and discussion may be handled with internet communication tools.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Each class session requires the student to read and analyze selected websites or student projects related to that session's topics.
B. Each session's topic requires a written response to a prompt that is turned in for instructor or peer review. Each prompt is designed to be a draft of a section of the student's completed project. Instructor feedback should be reflected in the final product.