Open Content in Workplace Learning?

The Learning Circuits

One of my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was around Open Content for Workplace Learning: I’m not sure why this already hasn’t had a bigger impact, but workplace learning is going to start to catch up on the value of OCW and OER.

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Failure of Creative Commons Licenses

Tony Karrer

As part of last month’s big question Open Content in Workplace Learning? , The one good thing that came out of it was that at least MIT recognized this failure and has additional information: MIT Interpretation of "Non-commercial" ": Non-commercial use means that users may not sell, profit from, or commercialize OCW materials or works derived from them. Users may not directly sell or profit from OCW materials or from works derived from OCW materials.

11 Differences between a MOOC and an Online Course

ID Reflections

Each MOOC will gather around it a repository of content – reference links, resources, participant blogs, podcasts, videos, and so on – over and above the initial content used to start the MOOC. It spills over with participants tweeting about their experience, blogging about it, holding meetups and Hangout sessions. The common MOOC topic thus fosters “weak ties” among unlikely individuals opening the door to innovation and learning.

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Free Learning

Tony Karrer

Web media can be created quickly and, if designed in an open manner, can change according to the needs of learners and facilitators. Please help - I'm looking right now for examples of organizations using open course content (e.g., OCW, OER) as part of their internal learning.

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Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’m exploring whether Open Content can be used by for-profit companies. And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? It’s by definition Open, but theoretically you could choose a different open license.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should. Just visit the OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium.