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New Education Highway uses OER to make education accessible in Myanmar

ICE-Youth members / NEH / CC BY-NC-ND New Education Highway (NEH) is a nonprofit project that could not exist without open educational resources (OER). Launched this year in Myanmar, NEH leverages new and existing OER to provide remote and rural communities — often with no Internet connection — with access to a quality education. NEH … Read More “New Education Highway uses OER to make education accessible in Myanmar”

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OPEN Partners Host U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT Grantee Kick-Off Conference

Giulia Forsyth / CC BY Wave 2 Kick-off Event, Minneapolis MN Round 2 Grantees from the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College & Career Training (TAACCCT) program were invited to attend last week’s Kick-off Conference, hosted by OPEN Partners: CC, CMU’s OLI, CAST, and SBCTC. This was a unique opportunity for … Read More “OPEN Partners Host U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT Grantee Kick-Off Conference”

Blackboard xpLor officially released with OER and CC license options

In January I blogged about Blackboard xpLor — a new cloud-based learning object repository that was being piloted at 70 institutions. Blackboard officially released it today, giving educators the ability to discover, create, and share resources across learning management systems (LMS). As part of its launch, xpLor has integrated support for CC license options for … Read More “Blackboard xpLor officially released with OER and CC license options”

Open Call for Creative Commons Board of Directors & Advisory Council Candidates

*Board of directors: Hal Abelson, Paul Brest, Glenn Brown, Michael Carroll, Catherine Casserly, Caterina Fake, Brian Fitzgerald, Davis Guggenheim, Joi Ito, Lawrence Lessig, Laurie Racine, Eric Saltzman, Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, Annette Thomas, Jimmy Wales, and Esther Wojcicki. Nathan Colquhoun / CC BY-NC-SA The Creative Commons Board of Directors is seeking recommendations from the Creative … Read More “Open Call for Creative Commons Board of Directors & Advisory Council Candidates”