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Tag: creative commons

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Open Education Week Xpert

March 11th, 2013 at 11:03

This week is Open Education Week. Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  It is also to highlight how open education can help people meet their goals in education, whether that’s to develop skills and knowledge for work, supporting formal studies, [...]

Why Open Education Matters — Video Competition Winners

July 19th, 2012 at 11:07

Earlier this year, Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education and the Open Society Foundation announced an open competition for anyone to enter videos that clearly articulate the use and potential of OER. The winners have now been announced and the top three are below: Winner: Blinktower, Cape Town, S. Africa Second: Laura Rachfalski, Philadelphia, USA Third: Nadia Paola [...]

50,000 Xpert Attributions

August 19th, 2011 at 08:08

The Xpert attribution service, which provides automatic attribution of openly licenced or public domain images that are available in Flickr and Wikimedia, passed another milestone this week. Over 50,000 images have now been attributed using the tool in 2011. The exact figure as of today is 50,973 for this year. The tool was designed to [...]

Don’t shoot the cartographer

February 11th, 2011 at 04:02

Can the world be flat and round at the same time? On the grandest scale of knowledge, of course the world is round (or spherical), but in localised contexts, could it still be seen as flat? If we take the case of OER, then although it is without doubt an international movement, there are distinct [...]

Open Nottingham Seminar – Key Notes Confirmed

February 10th, 2011 at 09:02

Open Nottingham Seminar – Thursday 7th April 2011 – Sir Colin Campbell Building – University of Nottingham – 10am to 3.30pm We are now able to confirm the key note speakers for the Open Nottingham Seminar: Steve Midgley (Deputy Director, Office of Education Technology, United States Department of Education) Steve is a key member of the Learning [...]

Copyrighternicus and Gallilegalo

4 October 8th, 2010 at 07:10

You wait all day for a new copyright issue to come along and then two turn up at once, but they are all slightly different so they can’t sue each other – not like those litigious buses.  Creative Commons have released a new public domain license, but at the same time lost the Creative Commons search [...]