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ccLearn monthly update – Apr 15

Open Education

It’s tax day here in the USA, but let’s look to more interesting things. I will endeavor to send out an update, perhaps in newsletter form, of key ccLearn activities and plans every month or so, in addition to any announcements or interviews that we post to the site. As we continue to develop our…

Introducing the new ccLearn website

Open Education

ccLearn, the educational division of Creative Commons, was launched in Fall, 2007. Since then, we have been very busy setting priorities and managing a few key projects, such as the (Open) Education Search project and helping with the Cape Town Open Education Declaration. In the meantime, we have been putting together plans and materials for…

Announcing ccLearn – the education division of Creative Commons

Open Education

Creative Commons is pleased to announce the launch of a new division focused on education: ccLearn. ccLearn is dedicated to realizing the full potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER). Our mission is to minimize barriers to sharing and reuse of educational materials — legal barriers, technical barriers, and…

OER Commons

Open Education

OER Commons provides open educational resources for teaching and learning that are freely available on-line for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. OER Commons uses Web 2.0 features such as tags, ratings, comments, reviews, and social networking in order to create an on-line experience that engages educators in sharing their…

CC Labs

Open Science

CC Labs is where we demo our new technology projects. Our current innovations are a “Freedoms” license generator, a simplified DHTML licensing engine, and experimental metadata.

CC Joins OpenCourseWare Consortium

Open Education

Creative Commons recently joined the OpenCourseWare Consortium as an Affiliate Organization. The Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations who are commited to creating a broad and deep body of open educational content. For more information, visit the Consortium’s site.

Choose GOOD

Open Access

GOOD magazine is a platform for talented writers and contributors to bring to the forefront issues and ideas that matter. Creative Commons is one of GOOD’s non-profit organizations for its CHOOSE GOOD campaign, an innovative subscription strategy in which 100% of GOOD’s charter subscription revenue will be given to organizations whose missions are in line…

Architecture for Humanity

Open Education

Architecture for Humanity is a California-based non-profit organization aimed at encouraging architects and designers to seek architectural solutions to humanitarian crisis. Launched in 1999 from a single laptop computer, Architecture for Humanity has spread into a global movement with local chapters around the world engaging talented young architects to rethink the mission of their profession.…