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The Turkish experience on OER movement: Barriers and Enablers . Assoc.Prof. Kursat Cagiltay Turkish OCW Consortium, Board Member Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey kursat@metu.edu.tr http://www.metu.edu.tr/~kursat. Why OER for Turkey?.

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the turkish experience on oer movement barriers and enablers

The Turkish experience on OER movement: Barriers and Enablers

Assoc.Prof. Kursat Cagiltay

Turkish OCW Consortium, Board Member

Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

kursat@metu.edu.tr

http://www.metu.edu.tr/~kursat

why oer for turkey
Why OER for Turkey?
  • Lack of digital resources in Turkish language (HEC report, 2005)
  • Young population (25.5 %--0-15 age)
  • New universities
    • Last 5-6 years number of universities doubled
    • Faculty member \Students;
      • State: 74 Student
      • Private : 49 Student
turkish ocw oer movement is led by
Turkish OCW/OER Movement is Led by
  • Individual Universities. eg. Middle East Technical University (METU)
  • Turkish Academy of Sciences
    • Turkish OCW Consortium
metu ocw
METU OCW
  • Opened on April 16th, 2008
  • 82 courses from 25 departments published by 35 faculty members
  • Videos
  • Books
visitors are from everywhere
Visitors are from Everywhere

5 Nov 2010 to 6 May 2011: 42,968 visits shown above

top 15 visiting countries
Top 15 Visiting Countries
  • Turkey
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • India
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • China
  • Netherlands
  • Korea
  • France
turkish ocw consortium1
Turkish OCW Consortium
  • Established in May 2007 by Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA)
  • Initially 45 universities
  • Now, 61 universities are members
turkish ocw consortium2
Turkish OCW Consortium
  • Voluntary term: 10 courses were asked from universities to join the consortium – Only 2 universities did it. (2007-2009)
  • Funded term: In 2009, Funding requested from the government.
    • ~$2M for two years, ~$10K per course
    • Translated and original courses
    • Last year, Basic sciences (Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology) (21 Translations + 11 Orig.)
    • This year, Social Sciences
turkish academicians concerns about oer ocw
Turkish Academicians concerns about OER/OCW
  • A study with 1218 academicians
  • Copright is the most rated barrier
  • Instructors want their materials to remain unchanged when they are reused
    • Or they want to be informed
  • lack of institutional policies and incentives
  • Technology does not seem a barrier
turkish academicians concerns about oer ocw1
Turkish Academicians’ concerns about OER/OCW
  • Academicians have a consensus on possible benefits of freely publishing course materials
    • experienced instructors’ expertise
    • İncreasing Turkish resources
    • contribution to universities where educational resources are scarce
  • Instructors have a positive reaction to sharing their courses
future
Future
  • Still OCW/OER not much known by many Turkish academicians
  • We asked another grant (~$12M) for 3 more years: 750 courses
  • More course materials, simulations and smart courses
  • Legal issues, e.g. Creative Commons
  • The target is 2023 open courses in the year of 2023 (100th anniversary of Turkish Republic)
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