Welcoming Cathy Casserly to the Creative Commons board of directors

I’m pleased to announce that today the Creative Commons board of directors has elected Cathy Casserly as a new member. Cathy has been a foremost champion of the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement for a decade and of Creative Commons since its inception. She served as Director of Open Educational Resources Initiative at the William … Read More “Welcoming Cathy Casserly to the Creative Commons board of directors”

CC & OER 2010

Earlier this week we announced a reorganization of Creative Commons open education projects. The objective of this reorganization is to maximize CC’s impact by focusing our activities in support of the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement where we have unique leverage and expertise — developing and explaining the legal and technical infrastructure required to make … Read More “CC & OER 2010”

To Shoot An Elephant, CC BY-NC-SA Documentary, Wins Award at Festival dei Popoli

Last week To Shoot An Elephant, a CC Attribution-Share Alike CC Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike licensed documentary on life in the Gaza Strip, won the award for “Most Innovative Filmmaker” at Florence’s Festival dei Popoli. From the voting committee: “After we watched this film we engaged in a long passionate discussion. This film never left us. We … Read More “To Shoot An Elephant, CC BY-NC-SA Documentary, Wins Award at Festival dei Popoli”

WikiEducator, Connexions, and MediaWiki join forces in OER Remix Project

In case you haven’t heard, WikiEducator‘s Wayne Mackintosh announced earlier this week that they were joining forces with Connexions “to provide educators with greater freedom of choice to mix and match the best of two OER worlds, namely “producer-consumer” models with more traditional work flow approaches and commons-based peer production.” WikiEducator and Connexions are two … Read More “WikiEducator, Connexions, and MediaWiki join forces in OER Remix Project”