Archive:Open University Report Cards
- 1 Schools
- 2 Sample Grading Scheme
- 2.1 The research the university produces is open access.
- 2.2 The course materials are open education resources
- 2.3 The university embraces free software and open standards.
- 2.4 If the university holds patents, it readily licenses them for free software, essential medicines, and the public good.
- 2.5 The university network reflects the open nature of the internet.
- 2.6 Other categories
- 3 Criteria
- 4 Sources of Data
USNWR Top 10
- Harvard (SFC chapter)
- Yale (SFC chapter)
- MIT (SFC chapter)
- California Institute of Technology
- University of Pennsylvania
Sample Grading Scheme
The research the university produces is open access.
The university has an open access policy, requiring faculty to license their work to the university (1 pt)
This open access policy is faculty-wide (1 pt)
The university has a free and open repository (1 pt)
The course materials are open education resources
The university has a program dedicated to putting videos of courses online that are free and open (1 pt)
Course syllabuses, worksheets, quizzes, etc. are free and open (1 pt)
The university embraces free software and open standards.
University computer systems utilize free and open source software (1 pt)
Academic departments allow for students to turn in course assignments using open file formats (1 pt)
If the university holds patents, it readily licenses them for free software, essential medicines, and the public good.
The university openly licenses its patents for research and educational purposes, for essential medicines, and for free software (1 pt)
The university network reflects the open nature of the internet.
The university network is open and unfiltered (1 pt)
Wireless connectivity is available (to the public?) university-wise (1 pt)
There is a Students for Free Culture chapter on campus (1 pt)
- Student Involvement
- Free Culture chapter?
- Intellectual Property
- Student ownership of works
- Free Software
- proprietary software use required?
- Open Access
- Auto opt-in?
- Publication of school journals
- Open Standards
- Internet Access
- Filtering / net neutrality
- Wireless availability: open to public?
- RIAA subpoena compliance
- Tech Infrastructure
- Email, web sites, portals, Bb
- Energy efficiency (?)
- Investment Priorities
- Endowment Transparency
Sources of Data
- Administration surveys
- News sources
- IP policy (ccLearn database?)
- OCW Consortium
- Peter Suber & Gavin Baker re OA
- SFC Chapters
- UAEM re patents
- Friendly faculty