Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit

Creative Commons licenses are enabling an international partnership of accredited universities, colleges and polytechnics to provide free learning opportunities for students worldwide with pathways to formal academic credit. The OER university (OERu) will create a parallel learning universe for learners who cannot afford a tertiary education by offering CC-licensed courses — with the opportunity to … Read More “Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit”

Sharing and remixing class notes on GoodSemester under Creative Commons

GoodSemester, a new learning platform geared toward academic productivity, has just announced Creative Commons note sharing, copying and remixing. GoodSemester allows learners to find, copy and modify CC-licensed notes throughout its learning service, then integrate these notes directly into their classes. The default license for all new notes created on GoodSemester is CC BY-SA. While … Read More “Sharing and remixing class notes on GoodSemester under Creative Commons”

Launch of the Why Open Education Matters Video Competition

Creative Commons, U.S. Department of Education, Open Society Institute launch high profile video competition to highlight potential of free educational materials Mountain View, California and Washington, D.C., — March 5, 2012 Today Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Institute announce the launch of the Why Open Education Matters Video Competition. … Read More “Launch of the Why Open Education Matters Video Competition”

CC Salon London: Open Educational Resources — Policies for Promotion

Creative Commons, Creative Commons United Kingdom (CC UK) and iCommons Ltd. are pleased to present the next CC Salon London on Thursday, March 29. CC Salon London will feature five panelists discussing the state of open educational resources (OER) and the effect of copyright and other policies on the development of digital tools and content … Read More “CC Salon London: Open Educational Resources — Policies for Promotion”