eLearning: YouTube Adds Creative Commons Content

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Last week, YouTube took a pretty big step in helping address copyright concerns with the introduction of Creative Commons content to its internal video editor. by AJ George.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

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Yesterday's blog post

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We can debate the ethics of changing a blog post once it has been posted, and yes, there are those who take content under Creative Commons licensing and repurpose it, translate it, embed it. creative commons ethics blogging

A convenient untruth

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learning-styles theory has succeeded in becoming “common knowledge.” Image source A convenient untruth by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 What do you think is the teacher's worst enemy? Some would say lack of time.

Me and Malcolm McLaren

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The one I considered to be the best was posted up onto my Flickr account , and labelled it for free reuse as I always do, under Creative Commons licencing. Me and Malcolm McLaren by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

A head teacher writes.

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by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 We have had pencils in our school now for some time, and we were one of the first to adopt them, but it has been an uphill struggle.

The open case

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Today, more than ever, academics and professionals need to question the value of publishing in closed journals. Forget for a moment the ludicrous prices many publishers charge for personal and institutional subscriptions. Think about the audience.

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Going viral

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This results in an amplification of your ideas, but usually, it won't happen unless you license your content for free sharing and repurposing (see my Creative Commons licence at the bottom of this post). creative commons sharing content social media amplfication viral Katie Hafner

Content as curriculum?

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After all, it is the ability to work in a team, problem solve on the fly, and apply creative solutions that will be the common currency in the world of future work. by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

ALT-C 2011 retrospective

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Image by ALT ALT-C 2011 retrospective by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 James Clay Oliver Quinlan ALT-C 2011 Julie Voce ALT-C Live Beta

When the dam breaks.

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by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Publication of research is one of the most important facets of academic life. I can't stress enough how important it is for good research to be as widely and swiftly disseminated as possible.

Permission to fail

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Imagine what children heights children would be able to attain if instead of being frowned upon for dreaming the impossible and asking the 'what if' questions, they were rewarded for their enterprise, risk taking and creative thinking?

Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011

Mindflash

The first of these comes from Katie Morell, writing for the American Express OPEN Forum, who manages to round up five common training errors that bedevil companies. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user kjarrett.

Conversation as curriculum

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by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 In my last blog post Content as curriculum? I lamented the current state of formal education and pointed to linear, content laden and outmoded curricula as a contributing factor.

The natives are revolting

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The natives are revolting by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

Danosongs run by Dan O’Connor and has his creative commons free royalty free music for production site.

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On-Demand is the Future of Online Learning

Mindflash

Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user D.Reichardt. TIVO and DVRs completely changed the way we watch television. People no longer have to watch a program at the exact time it’s aired, since it’s so easy to record it and watch whenever you have the time.

2020 teachers

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Image source 2020 teachers by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 What kind of teachers will we see in 2020? Will they be any different (and will they be doing anything different) to what they are now?

20th Century flops?

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Image by Ernst Vikne 20th Century flops by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 I have just recorded an interview for my local TV station Westcountry Television.

Sharp practice

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Image by Pieter de Vries Sharp practice by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 During my keynote for the Zukunft Personal event in Cologne, I publicly announced that I would no longer publish my work in closed journals.

Digital age learning

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Image source by Steve Paine Digital age learning by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 In my Learning is learning post yesterday, I started a debate about andragogy and pedagogy.

Connected educators

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Image source Connected educators by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Are you a connected educator? Are you a teacher who has managed to harness the power of social media to connect with peers and experts around the globe?

2020 Learners

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The arrow of time says the future will be different to the past." - Professor Brian Cox Image source by 'Back of the Napkin' 2020 Learners by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Facing the front

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Entitled 'The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience', her article deftly and firmly demolishes the premises and practices of current school practices, and hypothesises what would happen if children were given creative freedom to learn. education learning school creative thinking

2020 Curriculum

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Creativity can be stifled, particularly if the teacher slips into an instruction mode as a strategy to simply 'get through' all the content. I will leave the last word to Adrian Bradshaw: 'I hope future [the] curriculum will focus on creativity and thinking and not destroy divergent thinking'.

Designing An iPhone App: Instructional Design Guru

The eLearning Coach

“ What if someone is looking for photos and doesn’t know what a Creative Commons License is? My idea was to create a reference tool—defining both common and confusing terms to learning experience designers and educators.

Three things all teachers need

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Parents should also expect teachers to give creative freedom to children. Children should be free to make mistakes without fear of punishment, and should be able to express themselves creatively and explore their world in safety.

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Seven billion teachers

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Image by Momento Mori Seven billion teachers by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Everyone on Earth is a teacher. We all have the ability to help others to learn.

Lunatic fringe?

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Not being satisfied with the present, anarchy is about challenging, subverting, removing and ultimately replacing the tired, creaking old structures - a kind of ' destructive creativity ' perhaps. by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Reasons teachers don't blog

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Image source by 2create Reasons teachers don't blog by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The world is your classroom

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Image source by Woodleywonderworks The world is your classroom by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 I want to inspire you to reach farther.

14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

Upside Learning

30+ Places To Find Creative Commons Media. SitePoint has gathered up over 30 of the best resources online for audio, video, images and more for finding just the perfect Creative Commons licensed item for use in your next project.

Positive deviance

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Image source by Nigel Mykura Positive deviance by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Excuses, excuses.

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by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 A blog post from Chris Betcher (@betchaboy on Twitter) is currently doing the rounds.

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Student owned devices

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Traxler, 2011, p 4-5) The entire 44 page booklet, published by HEA Subject Centre for Education (ESCalate) is a thoroughly good read, but the paragraph above has provoked some discussion already. 2011) Introduction, in: J.

The ripple effect

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Image by Seriu Bacioiu The ripple effect by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Learning is learning

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Image from Justin Chadwick's The First Grader Learning is learning by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0