Wikipedia licensing Q&A posted

Erik Möller of the Wikimedia Foundation announced a questions and answers document concerning the possible licensing update for Wikimedia Foundation projects to CC BY-SA. On “What will happen next?” We will present a proposal for dual-licensing all Wikimedia projects currently using the GFDL, by January 15, 2009. It will be published on the foundation-l mailing … Read More “Wikipedia licensing Q&A posted”

Open Educational Resources Aid Florida Reading Teachers

eSchools News reports that the state of Florida has recently added the open content reading website Free-Reading.net to its list of approved curriculum resources. Officials said Free-Reading.net is the first open instructional program granted bona fide state approval, and OER supporters see momentum building in the idea that a “public, collaborative, continuously modified online curriculum … Read More “Open Educational Resources Aid Florida Reading Teachers”

wikiHow Reaches 25,000 Articles

With the addition of “How to Make an Eiskaffee (Creamy Iced Coffee)” on September 21, the 25,000th article was added to wikiHow. wikiHow is a wiki whose community works to build and share the world’s largest, highest quality how-to manual. Articles include everything from everyday tasks such as maintaining a vacuum cleaner and tying a … Read More “wikiHow Reaches 25,000 Articles”

CC Labs

From our last letter: “CC has come to be about much more than just licenses, and certainly much more than any of us dreamed.” The story continued: So this week we launched a fresh face to the Creative Commons website. Built within WordPress, we hope the site will make it easier for people to understand … Read More “CC Labs”