Breaking down the walls the benefits of being open

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Standards compliant learning content, device agnostic learning, BYOT (bring your own technology), OER (open education resources) and more.

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  • 1. Breaking down the walls The benefits of being OPEN Lunchtime Bytes - South Australian Department of Education & Child DevelopmentLeo Gaggl, Managing Director Brightcookie.com Educational TechnologiesOpen Solutions for Online Learning Open solutions for online learning

2. Outline 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.Open Education Open Resources Open Source Open Hardware Open Standards Case ClosedOpen Solutions for Online Learning 3. It's a mindset...... not a particular technology Open Solutions for Online Learning 4. Walled Gardens Monocultures Void of diversity Dependence Wastelands Benefits select fewOpen Solutions for Online Learning 5. Open Education Barriers of entry Constructionist philosophy Freedom of choice Promotion of sharing Improving qualityOpen Solutions for Online Learning 6. School of Open Copyright for educators School of Ed Collaborative Workshops Grant writing Open ScienceOpen Solutions for Online Learning 7. Open Educational Resources (OER) Open licensing Public domain WikiEducator Wikiversity Government fundingOpen Solutions for Online Learning 8. Open Source Source code Free (as in puppy) Collaboration Free your mindOpen Solutions for Online Learning 9. Example - Moodle LMS Open Source Created in Australia No. 1 LMS Community IntegrationsOpen Solutions for Online Learning 10. Open Hardware Open design blueprints Collaboration Faster production cycles There is no spoonOpen Solutions for Online Learning 11. Example - Raspberry Pi Open Hardware Created for Education >1,000,000 units in first year Ecosystem growing exponentiallyOpen Solutions for Online Learning 12. Superior Educational Value ?versusOpenClosedOpen Solutions for Online Learning 13. Superior Educational Value ?versusHands-onSpectator Open Solutions for Online Learning 14. Superior Educational Value ?versus BuildingDestructionOpen Solutions for Online Learning 15. Superior Educational Value ?versusProducerConsumerOpen Solutions for Online Learning 16. Potential Dangers Technology focus deters from learning Quality control Availability (Digital Divide) Ownership () Business models #firstworldproblem Future is not user friendly Open Solutions for Online Learning 17. Lure of the 'dark side' Nobody ever got fired for buying XYX * venturing into the 'unknown' The 'SHINY' factor Training Support* Originally 'IBM', however can be substituted by 'Apple', 'Micrososoft' and increasingly GoogleOpen Solutions for Online Learning 18. Go forth and be open ...... and may the source be with you ! Open Solutions for Online Learning 19. About Brightcookie Established 2003 Adelaide & Perth offices IT and educational backgrounds Consulting Learning technologies Learning content Support 8 employees Various specialist contractors www.brightcookie.com Open Solutions for Online Learning 20. QUESTIONS ? IDEAS ? COMMENTS ? Twitter: leogaggl Google+: Leo Gaggl LinkedIn: leogaggl Foursquare: leogaggl Flickr: leogaggl Blog: http://brightcookie.com/blog/ Private Blog: http://leo.gaggl.com/ Email: leo [at] brightcookie.com.auOpen Solutions for Online Learning Open solutions for online learning

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