Over the last several months, Creative Commons has collaborated with the American Library Association (ALA) on the first-ever print complement to the CC Certificate program—and we are thrilled to announce that the book will be available in November! The CC Certificate program is Creative Commons’ official training in open licensing. It targets copyright law, CC … Read More “Book Preview: “Creative Commons for Educators and Librarians””
Photo Credit: Ryan Merkley, CC BY 4.0 Many friends from the CC and open education communities have noticed my absence from meetings and conferences in the past six months. I’m ready to share why. I was diagnosed with an auto-immune liver disease in 2005, and with liver cancer in September, 2018. The cancer was caused … Read More “Sharing, Generosity and Gratitude”
The global open education community works collectively to create a world in which everyone has universal access to effective open education resources (OER) and meaningful learning opportunities
From January to April 2019, Creative Commons hosted three CC Certificate courses and a Facilitators course to train the next cohort of Certificate instructors. Participants from Australia, Qatar, South Africa, Egypt, Indonesia, Canada, Argentina, United Kingdom, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Denmark, New Zealand, Sweden, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and United States engaged in rigorous readings, assignments, discussions … Read More “Congratulations to the new 62 CC Certificate Graduates and 7 Facilitators!”
Open Education Week is an annual convening of the global open education movement to share ideas, new open education projects, and to raise awareness about open education and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.
12/6/18 UPDATE: January 2019 courses have only seven tickets left! Background: The CC Certificate provides an-in depth study of Creative Commons licenses and open practices, developing participants’ open licensing proficiency and understanding of the broader context for open advocacy. The course content targets copyright law, CC legal tools, values and recommended practices of working … Read More “CC Certificate Changes and Improvements for 2019”
From July 16-September 23, Creative Commons hosted two Educator Certificate courses and two Librarian Certificate Courses.
Creative Commons (CC) has asked a U.S. appeals court for permission to file an amicus brief in a lawsuit brought by Great Minds against Office Depot, to aid the court in its proper interpretation of the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.
On July 16, the first four Creative Commons Certificate courses began.
For those of you who missed it in the flurry of the 2018 CC Summit announcements, we opened registration for the official CC Certificate last month.