This collection contains copies of conference presentations and journal articles that have been developed by the Opening Up Copyright (OUC) team and examine various facets of the series.
Items in this Collection
- 8McNally, Michael B.
- 5Guy, Julia
- 5Wakaruk, Amanda
- 4Joseph, Kris
- 3Sheppard, Adrian
- 1Brailey, Michelle
Biting off as much (or maybe more) than you can chew: Insights form managing the an OER project from Opening Up Copyright
Biting off as much (or maybe more) than you can chew: Insights form managing the an OER project from Opening Up CopyrightDownload
The University of Alberta is developing an open educational resource series on copyright (Opening Up Copyright Instructional Modules) that aims to develop and enhance copyright literacy in Canada. While the project is supported by a diverse number of individuals and offices on campus and has...
Copyright OER as Open Education Enabler
Concerns over copyright issues can present a practical barrier to open educational resource (OER) use and adoption. The proposed presentation provides a case study of the University of Alberta’s Opening Up Copyright (OUC) instructional module series and discusses how the series improves access to...
Design, demonstration and discussion of Opening Up Copyright
The University of Alberta’s (U of A) Copyright OER project, funded through a Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund grant, aims to develop a series of OER tutorials for use in graduate courses within the Faculty of Education and to be available for adoption...
Know your audience(s): Collaborating for Copyright Education
This presentation examines a multi-unit collaborative open education project to develop instructional copyright modules as open educational resources (OER). These modules aim to serve two primary audiences:course-based graduate students, and the broader community of staff, students and faculty at...
Learning about Copyright Made (Mostly) Easy
Understanding copyright is an important 21st century skill; however, learning about copyright tends not to be enjoyable or easy. The Opening Up Copyright instructional module series aims to address this problem through a series of interactive, openly licensed video modules on copyright. This...
Strengths and limitations of open educational resources to strengthen copyright literacy
The presentation explores challenges associated with the creation of open educational resources (OER) for Canadian copyright education. Tensions include modeling best practices for open content licensing in copyright-related material, balancing narrative engagement with precise information on a...
The balancing act of collaboration, openness, quality and ensuring impact in the creation of OER resources
The balancing act of collaboration, openness, quality and ensuring impact in the creation of OER resourcesDownload
This presentation examines the tensions in developing a large scale, institutional OER project and the care that must be undertaken in a project with a diverse range of team members, stakeholders and learners. The University of Alberta’s (U of A) Copyright OER project, funded through a Centre...
Toward a critical approach for OER: A case study in removing the ‘Big Five’ from OER creationDownload
While the literature on OER has problematized other important critical concerns (e.g. the use of free labour in the creation of OER or concerns about academic neocolonialism (Almeida 2017; Amiel 2012; Crissinger 2015; Rhoads, Berdan and Toven-Lindsey 2013; Weiland 2015), the role of proprietary...