Published February 23, 2018 | Version 1.01EN
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Open Educational Practice (OEP): collection of scenarios


This diagram visualizes an exemplary selection of applications of the paradigm of open educational practices.

Beginning with the stage of preparing a teaching unit (seminar, school lesson, etc. ) with corresponding open material (e.g. OER) (light red), we then move to the stage of sharing this unit and its content with the seminar, class, etc. online (orange). The next stage comprises making active use of the introduced content/material in a collaborative learning context as part of this seminar or working group) (yellow). This then might include, or be followed up by, shared instances of revising and optimization of the materials used, based on the experiences made and feedback gained during the session (green). Further contemplating on the experiences made, the teacher and/or the learners involved share their thoughts on these practices and examples online (blue).

The diagram lists the described stages' scenarios (text on the right) and corresponding open tools (ideally open source) (icons below the rainbow).

What needs to be emphasized here is the possibility of an iterative process optimization. This points towards the possibility of not necessarily going through Stage 1 (light red) in a linear way up to the last stage (blue), but rather making use of continuous back- and cross-referencing of neighbouring stages (indicated in the graphic via fluid color transitions).


The graphic is provided in various formats (ai, psd, png, jpg, eps, svg) and released as Creative Commons Zero (CC0), so as to be open for further remixing ;)


To the extent possible under law, Tobias Steiner has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to 'Open Educational Practice (OEP): collection of scenarios'. This work is published from: Germany.


Inspired by similar graphics on Open Science: Bianca Kramer & Jeroen Bosman DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1147025 and on Open Education: Prof. Dr. Ellen Euler & Raoul Poupart DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1164799



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