In case you missed this week’s Creative Commons Salon in San Francisco, you can now view it online thanks to our media sponsor, VidSF, who filmed and broadcast the event. We heard from four stellar individuals involved in transforming the education landscape through the power of the internet and digital tools, such as open educational … Read More “"Open Education" ccSalon Video Now Online!”
Can’t make it to tonight’s Creative Commons Salon in San Francisco? No problem! You’ll be able to tune in virtually thanks to the talented and generous folks at VidSF, our media sponsors for the event. Watch the salon live at http://parisoma.com from 7-9pm PDT. Use Identi.ca or Twitter to join the conversation with hashtag #ccsalon. … Read More “Tune in LIVE to tonight's ccSalon at 7pm PDT”
Join us at what’s sure to be a stellar Creative Commons Salon next Monday, on the power of open education. Bring a friend, come meet CC staff, and enjoy a refreshment as we explore the challenges facing the future of learning and how to harness the power of the internet and digital technologies as forces … Read More “Reminder: ccSalon SF next Monday (5/3), on Power of Open Education”
Photo by Mark Surman CC BY-NC-SA For those of you who don’t know Karien Bezuidenhout, she is the Chief Operating Officer at the Shuttleworth Foundation, one of the few foundations that fund open education projects and who have an open licensing policy for their grantees. A couple months ago, I had the chance to meet … Read More “The Shuttleworth Foundation on CC BY as default and commercial enterprises in education”
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”
Molly Kleinman is a long-time friend of CC and has been doing incredible work for all things copyright over at the University of Michigan as Special Assistant to the Dean of Libraries. From Espresso Book Machines to a CC-friendly Scholarly Publishing Office, we continue to be inspired by the University of Michigan’s innovative approach to … Read More “Commoner Letter #4: Molly Kleinman of the University of Michigan”
The OpenEd ES Community: EducaciÃ³n y Comunidad—un nuevo portal internacional para la educaciÃ³n abierta, Â¡en espaÃ±ol!
Having just blogged about the UNESCO OER Community, I also want to emphasize that international communities like UNESCO are themselves made up of communities around the world, some as broad as OER for all Spanish speakers and some as specific as Food Safety in OER. This week, we would like to highlight OpenEd in Spanish, … Read More “The OpenEd ES Community: EducaciÃ³n y Comunidad—un nuevo portal internacional para la educaciÃ³n abierta, Â¡en espaÃ±ol!”
The OpenEd ES Community: Educación y Comunidad—un nuevo portal internacional para la educación abierta, ¡en español!
Having just blogged about the UNESCO OER Community, I also want to emphasize that international communities like UNESCO are themselves made up of communities around the world, some as broad as OER for all Spanish speakers and some as specific as Food Safety in OER. This week, we would like to highlight OpenEd in Spanish, … Read More “The OpenEd ES Community: Educación y Comunidad—un nuevo portal internacional para la educación abierta, ¡en español!”
As students around the world return to school, ccLearn blogs about the evolving education landscape, ongoing projects to improve educational resources, education technology, and the future of education. Browse the “Back to School” tag for more posts in this series. One aspect of open courseware* is its draw for potential students who are deciding where … Read More “Back to School: Open Courseware as a transition to college”
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”