Monday, 21 August 2017

Made with Creative Commons

Titled as a guide to sharing your knowledge and creativity with the world, and sustaining your operation while you do, the authors, Paul Stacey and Sarah Hinchliff have written a book showing the world how sharing can be good for business — but with a twist.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Open by Default?

Third in a series of reports to emerge from the Jisc horizon scanning project.

Research data and publications, learning and teaching materials and software are all increasingly 'open', but what does this really mean, and where could it lead?

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

8 things educators need to know about copyright and open resources

Article from Open Education Europa:
Teachers and learners now have unprecedented access to online resources and materials from all over the world. The internet has no borders, but original content published on the internet is subject to national copyright laws.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Building on Open Educational Resources – What’s Next?

As we explore open educational resources (OER) during the year of open, we ask “what is next for OER and who will lead the next stage of development?”

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 375,000 images of public domain art freely available under Creative Commons Zero

On 7th February, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City announced that as part of it new Open Access policy,  it is placing more than 375,000 images of public-domain works in the museum’s collection under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) dedication.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Textbook - Open Research

Open Research is an open textbook based on the award winning course of the same name.

The course ran two facilitated iterations during 2014 and 2015 on Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU).

Open Research was co-authored and delivered by the OER Hub team, leaders in open education research and open research practices.  

Pitt, R. de los Arcos, B. Farrow, R and Weller, M. (2016). Open Research. OER Hub.

Open Research is available here.

Monday, 21 November 2016

The Future of OER

Article from TJ Bliss looking at the impact that OER coming into the mainstream is having.

"While OER will continue to move into the mainstream, Open Educational Practice is just being born. In 20 years from now, I predict that students of all ages throughout the world will be engaging authentically with open educational content, in ways that simultaneously improve their learning and the content they are learning with."