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Closing the Digital DivideSharing OER with Libraries, Schools and PublicHealth Facilities in Africa and the World

Jeremy Smith - UMass AmherstCarl Mayer - Shift ITDavid Baliles - Salesforce/Heroku

What is our Inspiration

Speaker Carl Meyer (Co-Founder, Shift IT)

How its Built: OER Technology Framework

OER Technology Framework: $7 Keepod PC for StudentsKeepod USB PCBoots to Chromium OSStudents use Keepods to access OER

Keepod v1Keepod vNext

OER Technology Framework: v1Outernet for OER Delivery

Outernet Mobile HotspotsOuternet National LibraryOuternet Content Browser

OER Technology Framework: v2World Possible & Rachel PiRachel Pi Server & Hotspot DeviceRachel Pi OER Content PacksThane RichardCommunity Development

OER Technology Framework: How it all Works Together

Points are Managed in Salesforce

Request is converted to a Case& assigned to a Provider

Case is closed after the Content is delivered to the Outernet location

Users at a Point Need EDU ContentRequest is sent using#KEEPREQ hashtag

Request is received are triaged to ensure accuracy & detail

A New Point is Deployed

OER Partners: Google Apps for Education

OER Partners: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professor Charlie SchweikSchool of Public Policy

UMass Library

Global Librarians TeamSpeaker Jeremy Smith (Digital Projects Manager, UMass)

OER Workflow: Turning Requests into Delivered OER Content

UMass is assigned a New Case

Case is closed after the Content is Delivered

Users at a Point Need ContentRequest is sent using#KEEPREQ hashtag

For Example

OER Workflow: Captured Feedback Improves the Process

OER Partners: Salesforce Foundation & Heroku Open SourceAllows real-time collaboration on any type of record, such as a content request or device support

Pulls Twitter Searches into Conversations for New ContentConversations are converted to Cases and assigned toContent ManagersManaging Keepod Devices is critical for managing inventory & adoption patternsManaging Points allows us to report on adoption, content delivery and donor impactRequests for content are pulled in via Twitter handles & hashtags

Speaker David Baliles (Principal Architect, Salesforce/Heroku)

OER Partners: Salesforce & Heroku for End-to-End Management

Summary: Making the Technology Framework Available for All

Open Source Mobile Apps

Open Source Web Apps on Heroku

Published to the AppExchange(s) for others to useNext implementation of the solution is Manangoba Foundation in Cameroon!