An OER Learner is anybody who writes an evaluation or a review of an OER they are using for their own learning. Evidence can include a review in a blog, LMS discussions, Google docs, a repository, or some other published location.
– At least 1250 characters/250 words description (in English): Describe the OER review you had to submit.
– A link to OER/content reviewed (e.g. file, screenshot, photo)
An OER Ambassador is someone who actively promotes foreign language OER by sharing and modeling various open educational practices (OEP): e.g. giving a conference presentation, networking in an open educational forum, writing an article or blog about OER, facilitating an OER/OEP workshop, mentoring a student or teacher about Open Education, etc.
– At least 2500 characters/500 words description (in English): Describe how you promote OER and OEP to the foreign language community.
– Include links, announcements, videos, or other evidence of presentations you have given or content you have written to promote OER and OEP.
An OER Reviewer is a teacher who writes an evaluation or a review of an OER by another teacher in the language he or she teaches, e.g., proof of membership in an editorial board or a review in a blog or a repository such as MERLOT, OER Commons, or Open Textbook Library (University of Minnesota).
– A Link to a review.
An OER Master Creator is a student or teacher who creates an OER based mainly on original content. In this case, an OER is more ambitious than a single lesson plan and usually includes a set of materials, e.g., a set of readings or grammar exercises or even a thematic unit. All OER must carry an appropriate CC license.
– At least 2500 characters/500 word description (in English) of the OER you created, why you created it (i.e. your pedagogical vision), and how you created it (i.e. platform).
– Include the content you created in a file, link, screenshot, or photo. If you know institutions using it, please tell us.
An OER Creator is a student or teacher who adapts existing OER to create a new derivative. Adapting an OER usually means revising a work or remixing several works into a coherent whole. All OER must carry an appropriate CC license. An OER may be fairly limited in scope, for example, a single lesson plan or activity.
– At least 1250 characters/250 words description (in English): Describe the OER you created and how you created it.
– Include the content you created in a file, link, screenshot, or photo.
An OER Master Teacher is an advanced user of OER who either adopts a large, integrated OER as the curriculum or combines several OER into a coherent curriculum. In this case, the OER are more important to the curriculum than the adopted commercial materials.
– At least 2500 characters/500 words case study (in English): Describe how OER was used in a classroom (incl. pedagogy and student outcomes).
– A link to OER/content used (e.g. open textbook, open courseware)
An OER Teacher is someone who uses OER primarily to supplement the adopted textbook that defines the curriculum and dictates the classroom activities. In this case, OER are used to update, amplify or improve some elements of commercially-produced materials found to be lacking.
– At least 250 word description (in English): Describe how OER was used in the a classroom.
– A link to OER/content used (e.g. file, screenshot, photo)