COMMON FAQ

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    How to reference NCTU OCW materials?

    All of the course materials within the website are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Taiwan (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 TW) license.
    Users can reproduce, distribute, transmit, and modify the video under Creative Commons regulations for non-commercial use. After modified the video, users can only distribute the derivative works under Creative Commons regulations or other similar regulations and must recognize author’s name in the manner specified by the author.

    Following examples:
    1. To reference or embed a video within the website, please copy the following format (pick one of two) and mark it obviously in the video or website:
    [Teacher Name], [Course Name], [National Chiao Tung University: NCTU OpenCouseWare], [Course URL], [Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 TW]
    Example: [應用化學系 李大偉老師], [化學(一)-103學年度 Chemistry I], [National Chiao Tung University: NCTU OpenCouseWare], [http://ocw.nctu.edu.tw/course_detail.php?bgid=1&gid=2&nid=499#.WCl9BS196M8], [Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 TW]

    2. If you want to use the video on this website for reproduction, please be sure to include the source information in each video (as shown in 1) and also attach the authorized stamps and terms of Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 TW.

    For information on Creative Commons, please refer to: http://creativecommons.tw/explore

     

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    What’s the benefit of OCW for teachers?

    OCW allows educators, students, and self-learners to target their individual needs and cognitive styles as a use or reuse of teaching, learning, and research. For teachers, OCW not only allows them to concentrate on academics and teaching but also publish high-quality course materials. New teachers can also use it as a reference for lesson preparation and teaching.

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    What’s the benefit of OCW for students and self-learners?

    OCW allows educators, students, and self-learners to target their individual needs and cognitive styles as a use or reuse of teaching, learning, and research. For students who want to take the courses, they can understand the learning content in advance to arrange and plan their learning schedule. They can also cross-reference from other courses to help clarify unclear concepts and participate in additional learning. For those students and self-learners who have already taken the courses, they can review the courses again or change the bad impression of the course before.

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    Why do every department promote OCW?

    OCW shares high-quality teaching materials and content from every department to the public to increase the attractiveness of enrollment. Besides, the opening of basic knowledge from every department helps departments and teachers of other major to plan and arrange the advanced courses and bring new ideas to the school (new teaching methods, cross-disciplinary cooperation, etc.).

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    Why do school promote OCW?

    Open knowledge and give back to society. Break the high walls of knowledge and the fence of university to make every learner have equal and free access to high-quality course materials and convey the knowledge continuously.

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