a case of oer policy implementation in the wawasan

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LEARNING FROM ADVOCACY:
A CASE OF OER POLICY
IMPLEMENTATION
IN THE WAWASAN OPEN
UNIVERSITY
Professor Dr Mohandas Menon,
Assistant Vice-chancellor
[email protected]
&
Puan Kamsiah Mohd. Ali,
Director, Library and Learning Services Unit
[email protected]
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This Case Report is based on the work
related to OER done in Wawasan Open
University in the last over one and a half
years
The authors are presenting the WOU
experience on OER policy formulation and
implementation- Work in Progress
Developments in OER
Adoption
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WOU Council asking the University to consider the
use of available OER materials in its Course
Development- December 2010
Launch OER-Asia-May 2011
WOU strengthening its human resources to take up
the Challenge- April 2011
Internal discussions on OER use begins towards
formulation - from June 2011
Moodle based WOU LMS upgraded- March 2012
Developments in OER
Adoption
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Two pilot courses taken up for development
with OER use- with the purpose of model
building in OER integration in WOU learning
designs June 2011-June 2012
Individual initiatives among academics
OER-Steering Committee Constituted
Schools initiating OER integration in selected
courses
WOU-OER Policy approved-July 2012
Developments in OER
Adoption
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OER Capacity Building Plan approved and
training of different groups initiated- March
2012
WOU Open License policy formulatedAugust 2012
Preparations for developing OER
Repositories- both external and internal
resources- March-September 2012
WOU-OER-Policy
POLICY DECLARATION
 WOU will promote and implement the
creation, reuse, remix, repurpose and
redistribution of Open Educational
Resources (OER) within an Open
Licensing framework
WOU-OER Policy
Commitments
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Top management will promote, foster and reward
all efforts towards OER creation and use
Academic staff will be committed to the OER
philosophy and practice of in their professional
engagements
Academic and academic support staff will support
creation and use of OER by learners thereby
helping them to be prepared for the knowledge
society.
WOUOpen License Policy
POLICY DECLARATION
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Wawasan Open University (WOU) is
committed to share its intellectual property
with the education and learning community
within the framework of its Open
Educational Resources (OER) Policy
WOU Open License
OER Integrated
Pilot Courses Launched:
Jan 2012 & July 2012
TCC 242/05 Web database application:
introduction to Web development and PHP.
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School specific
OER Integration Plans
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Each School developed plans for OER
Integration
Newly approved Course Development
Models
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‘Wrap-around model’ with only OER
‘Stand-alone model’ based on OER and other
resources
WOU- OER LOGO
WOU-OER ADVOCACY POSTERS
OER Capacity Building
Activities
OER Concepts
OER Search
Open Licensing
Integration OER in
Course Development
Designing Learning in an
OER environment
OER Integration and QA
Professor Dr Mohandas Menon,
Assistant Vice-chancellor
[email protected]
&
Puan Kamsiah Mohd. Ali,
Director, Library and Learning Services Unit
[email protected]
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