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Advanced internet searching to find OER is a resource which will assist students to find useful resources which can be reused, remixed and redistributed under the Creative Commons banner. Nicole Southgate is an OER practitioner and Technical Assistant at the Education Development Unit at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

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<ul><li> 1. Advanced internetsearchingto find Open EducationalResourcesNicole Southgate Education Development UnitFaculty of Health Sciences University of Cape Town Image by shawe_ewahs CC-BY-SA-2.0</li></ul> <p> 2. Search engines: how do they work?They focus on the content of web pages, the words Web spiders crawl the web, build up a list of words that we key in when we search for specific topics Spider image by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvdmerwe/378660212/sizes/m/in/photostream/ 3. Google dominatesHave you everheard someonesay, Let me Yahooit?StatCounter Global Stats CC-BY-SA-3.0 4. Other popular search enginesBing http://www.bing.com/ Yahoo! http://za.yahoo.com/?p=usAsk Jeeves http://www.ask.com/ YANDEX http://www.yandex.com/ AOL http://www.aol.com/ 5. i Search Tips Keep it simple Use words most likely to be on that page Instead of asking [how good is health care in South Africa?]use the query [state health care south africa] Use descriptive words For a definition type [define asthma] -&gt; dictionary definition will be displayed 6. Google AdvancedUse advanced search to narrow down your searchNavigate to www.google.com and type in yoursearch terms [asthma treatment south africa] 7. Google AdvancedBut, you want to find the Physiotherapy unit atHealth Sciences, UCTTo the right: click Options &gt; Advanced searchPlacing quotes around phrasesnarrows down the search as itrestricts results to that exact phrase 8. Google Advanced Webpage foundIf you need more specifics, look at the Advanced Search pageMore parameters i with which to narrow yoursearch 9. The Google Advanced page 10. Google Scholarwww.scholar.google.com+ Find journal articles, books on specific topics- Your search may lead you to abstracts 11. OER| What is it?Open educational resources (OER) are materialsfreely available to share, remix, repurpose through Creative Commons LicencesExample of OER - http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm @ MITAll their courses now freely availableReaching every corner of the earth Earth image: CC-BY-2.0 Nasa Goddard Photo and Video 12. Creative Commons LicensingTraditional CopyrightOnly two options: Copyright and public domain licences All rights to author Public domain was openCC licencesCreative Commons now affords alternative licensingoptions Some Rights Reserved CC 13. http://youtu.be/_P-bQB8zUSoA video explaining Creative Commons 14. Creative commons licencing An explanatory video http://youtu.be/_P-bQB8zUSo Source: Hodgkinson-Williams, CA, &amp; Gray, E (2008) Degrees of Openness: The Emergence of OER at UCT. Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape Town 15. Practicing cautionThe internet may have false or misguidedinformationUse articles produced by academic sourcesinstead of the usual generic information beware of Dr Google! 16. Useful searches for open contenthttp://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm - MIT Open Coursewarehttp://www.oercommons.org/http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/http://www.compfight.com/http://www.ookaboo.comShihaam Shaikhs Slideshare presentationhttp://www.slideshare.net/ShihaamD/finding-open-stuff 17. Example searchCompfighthttp://www.compfight.com/Search engine for Creative Commons imagesType search term, then EnterClick on Creative Commons on the left 18. Example search CompfightChoose an imageRedirected to Flickr - the source of the imageOn the right is licence information - Click there 19. Example search CompfightLicence information tells us we are able to Use it with attribution to author Share with the same type of licence to it Copy Remix Make commercial use of the work 20. As studentsWhen using open images in your assignments, always attributethe author and state the license typein your references section, include the URL too:http://www.flickr.com/photos/88164721@N00/5768825292/ 21. Open videoshttp://academicearth.org/http://khanacademy.org/http://www.open-video.org/http://ted.comNot all the videos have the same license. Pleaselook at the permissions / terms of use links foreach resourceIcons by DryIcons http://dryicons.com 22. SummaryCreative Commons offers new opportunities forFinding resourcesSharing materialAdapting resources from others 23. Acknowledgements and PermissionsCursor image by shawe_ewahs. License: CC-BY-SA-2.0URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawe/3486394638/sizes/t/in/photostream/Spider image by DanieVDM CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvdmerwe/378660212/sizes/m/in/photostream/Search Engine Graph by StatCounter Global Stats CC-BY-SA-3.0URL: http://gs.statcounter.com/#search_engine-ww-monthly-201104-201204-barSlide background by specialized666 License: CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0URL: http://ipadwallpapergallery.com/grey-line-stripes-wallpaper-by-specialized666/Surgical glove image by miheco License: CC-BY-SA-2.0URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/88164721@N00/5768825292/Creative Commons licences image source: Hodgkinson-Williams, CA, &amp; Gray, E (2008) Degrees ofOpenness: The Emergence of OER at UCT. Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape TownEarth image by Nasa Goddard Photo and Video. License: CC-BY-2.0URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/6760135001/Icons by DryIcons http://dryicons.comThanks to Douglas Sias, Veronica Mitchell and Sarah Crawford-Browne for their constructive input 24. Quick survey!Please take a minute or two to complete mysurvey. Navigate to the link http://goo.gl/wlrOhId love to know what you think 25. Any feedback? Suggestions?Email: nicole.southgate@uct.ac.zaCall: 021 650 7774Twitter: nicansouIcons by DryIcons http://dryicons.com </p>