German UNESCO Commission releases "Open Content Licenses – A Practical Guideline"

The German UNESCO Commission has released the publication, “Open Content Lizenzen – Ein Leitfaden für die Praxis” (pdf) aka “Open Content Licenses – A Practical Guideline.” The publication is authored by Dr. Till Kreutzer, a member of the Commission’s legal expert committee and a founder of iRights.info, a legal information website for consumers. The publication … Read More “German UNESCO Commission releases "Open Content Licenses – A Practical Guideline"”

Fotopedia and UNESCO Launch World Heritage Application

Fotopedia, in collaboration with the UNESCO World Heritage Center, has created a breathtaking new application for the iPhone and iPad. The app builds on the concept of a coffee table book, updating and enhancing the browsing experience for the web. UNESCO World Heritage “seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural … Read More “Fotopedia and UNESCO Launch World Heritage Application”

OER Session at UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

As part of UNESCO’s World Conference on Higher Education, UNESCO hosted a session and panel discussion on open educational resources (OER). The topic of the conference was “The New Dynamics of Higher Education and Research for Societal Change and Development,” and OER was considered an important dynamic in higher education. The conference took place over … Read More “OER Session at UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education”

UNESCO publishes "OER: Conversations in Cyberspace"

In case you missed it, last Friday UNESCO published “Open Educational Resources: Conversations in Cyberspace”, three years worth of documentation surrounding the UNESCO OER Community. From their announcement, “Since 2005, UNESCO has been at the forefront of building awareness about this movement by facilitating an extended conversation in cyberspace. A large and diverse international community … Read More “UNESCO publishes "OER: Conversations in Cyberspace"”