As we pass 1,000 active users on Slack, we want to take a moment to give gratitude to our community for making it happen.
We are excited to highlight the first Polish translation of our CC Learn Productions. CC Poland has translated and adapted a CC Learn Recommendations doc—Why CC BY? into Polish: Dlaczego CC BY? The reason CC Poland could lead the way in translation and adaptation (and can do the same with all of our productions)? Because … Read More “Dlaczego CC BY? (Why CC BY? in Polish)”
Photo by John Britton CC BY-SA The pilot phase of P2PU (Peer 2 Peer University) ended in October, after having run for six weeks with seven courses and approximately 90 participants. Last month, the pilot phase volunteers, including the course organizers, met in person for the first time at the first ever P2PU Workshop in … Read More “The Future of Peer 2 Peer University”
Jeeran, the largest Arabic online community with 1.5 million registered users and more than 7 million visitors per month, has just launched a dedicated Creative Commons space to inform the developing CC Arab community with articles, news and updates about CC activities in the region. While a large commons culture is still developing in the … Read More “Jeeran Launches a Dedicated Creative Commons Channel”
I blogged about the Digital Open in April, a new online community and competition that was accepting free and open technology projects from anyone 17 or younger through August. The competition was aimed at fostering an online and open community of youth by encouraging them to see the benefits of open source and open licensing. … Read More “Digital Open Winners Announced”
CC Salon NYC is back with a brand new home! The Open Planning Project has generously offered their incredible penthouse for the October salon. So come out to have some beers with the CC community watch some cool presentations, and meet some new faces in the free culture space. October’s Salon will feature short presentations … Read More “Announcing October's CC Salon NYC”
Some of you may already be familiar with the term open ed, short for open education—which represents the fantastic movement around opening up educational resources so that anyone, anywhere, can access, use, and derive existing educational materials in new, creative ways or to simply adapt them to their unique individual needs and local contexts. There … Read More “OpenEd—the new Open Education Community site”