LRMI Accepted into Schema.org

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) specification (14 properties) has been accepted and published as a part of Schema.org, the collaboration between major search engines Google, Bing, Yahoo, and Yandex (press release). This marks the culmination of a year’s worth of open collaboration with the LRMI Technical Working Group and the wider education publishing community. … Read More “LRMI Accepted into Schema.org”

Third Round of TAACCCT Grants Announced by US Department of Labor

On April 19, 2013 US Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris announced the third annual round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Program (TAACCCT) grant program. The press release states that the current round of grants available is $474.5 million bringing the total 2011-13 program investment to nearly $1.5 billion. … Read More “Third Round of TAACCCT Grants Announced by US Department of Labor”

CC Talks With: David Liao: Open Courseware and CC Licenses

Last week a researcher and educator by the name of David Liao contacted our team at Creative Commons about open courseware he had created, which we tweeted: "A mathematical way to think about biology." Really well put-together CC BY-SA course. http://t.co/U1GrsUywer @lookatphysics #oer — Creative Commons (@creativecommons) March 25, 2013 I sat down last Wednesday … Read More “CC Talks With: David Liao: Open Courseware and CC Licenses”

Open Education Around the World – A 2013 Open Education Week Summary

Creative Commons congratulates all those who participated in the second annual Open Education Week March 11-15, 2013. It’s impressive to see how global open education has become with contributors from over 30 different countries showcasing their work and more than 20,000 people from over 130 countries visiting the Open Education Week website during the week. … Read More “Open Education Around the World – A 2013 Open Education Week Summary”