Copyright in the information age?

Copyright Infringement Is a Big & Potentially Costly Deal Do you know how to handle it in the digital information age? We've all searched images on Google and used them however and wherever we wanted to - maybe even putting them in Paint to doctor them first. Most of us have looked things up on … Continue reading Copyright in the information age?

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New and Improved! Open Course Library Access

Of course, you know all about the open course library (82 of the highest enrolling classes in Washington's community colleges developed with a focus on open content and strong instructional design).  But do you know where to find these materials? A Google search for open course library will take you there:  opencourselibrary.org A collection of … Continue reading New and Improved! Open Course Library Access

Copyright for Educators (Free Online Course) – from the new School of Open

  The School of Open has launched! Take a free online course on copyright for educators, CC licenses, Wikipedia, open science, open culture, open video formats, and more at http://schoolofopen.org/. Enroll in this stand-alone course: Intro to Openness in Education     Another free course is actually facilitated (signup now through 3/17  - class starts on … Continue reading Copyright for Educators (Free Online Course) – from the new School of Open

Open Course Library, Phase I – free courses!

Looking for ideas, inspiration? The first phase of our state's Open Course Library is complete and the courses are available in a number of different formats. Since we're still an Angel college, I was intrigued to find all the courses already in Angel. You can easily access these courses yourself, just point your web browser … Continue reading Open Course Library, Phase I – free courses!

Online Workshop on OER, Nov. 1

Don't miss this comprehensive overview of how open textbooks and OER can improve teaching and learning. EVENT DETAILS 10am-1pm Pacific, November 1 Openly licensed educational content, commonly referred to as open educational resources (OER), offers educators with an unprecedented opportunity to re-examine the ways we teach and learn. OER and open textbooks have served as … Continue reading Online Workshop on OER, Nov. 1

Big Winner: OUR Open Course Library

 OCW People's Choice Award Winners: Final List ...first contest honoring the best of the Open Education Movement...  x x x x and the winners are.... Most Accessible:Open Course Library <== THIS IS US, HERE IN WASHINGTON STATE!!! Most Innovative and Avant-Garde: FGV Online Most Open: College Open Textbooks Best Video Lectures: Middle Eastern Technical University Best … Continue reading Big Winner: OUR Open Course Library