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Failure of Creative Commons Licenses

Tony Karrer

As part of last month’s big question Open Content in Workplace Learning? I’ve been trying to find out more about specific answers to Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning. This common interpretation is important if you are going to defend your use of licensed materials. That’s great news.

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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?

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Open scholarship

Learning with e's

There is much talk about openness in education. Most of us by now are familiar with open learning , and many could describe their use of open source software such as Moodle, Mahara, Linux and Open Office. How many though, are familiar with the concept of open scholarship? Knowledge is like love. Unported License.

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Openness in the Digital Age

Learning with e's

Here's a wonderful video montage of the Open Education in a Digital Age event that took place recently in Romania. My opening question for everyone was 'how open are you, as a teacher?' My opening question for everyone was 'how open are you, as a teacher?' Unported License.

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Inclusive Learning, Free Images & More: ID Links 1/3/23

Experiencing eLearning

These are under an MIT open source license. Alan Levine explains the challenges with searching for Creative Commons licensed images via Google Image search. You can adjust the size, color, and stroke thickness before downloading. You have to really dig to be certain the images are licensed correctly.

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Be open

Learning with e's

In Lord of the Rings, the wizard Gandalf deliberated and wrestled long and hard to open the doors to the mines of Moria. In the story of Ali Baba and the 40 thieves, the mouth of the cave was opened by uttering the phrase ifta? ya simsim - 'Open Sesame'. So be open. Knowledge is like love. You know you want to.

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Open educational practices

Learning with e's

I spoke about Open Educational Practices, (including Open Educational Resources and Open Scholarship) a subject which I am learning more about all the time as the movement grows and gains traction. OEP requires everything to be open - for access, scrutiny and repurposing. But things are changing slowly.

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