April 4, 2017

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  • Invitation to Join: CC Open Education Platform
      In early 2017, the Creative Commons Global Network (CCGN) completed a consultation process of renewing and reorganizing itself to support a strong and growing global movement. The year-long process resulted in the CCGN Global Network Strategy. Part of the new strategy is to establish defined areas of focus, or “platforms,” which will drive CC’s global activities. Platforms are how we organize areas of work for the CC community, where individuals and institutions organize and coordinate themselves across the CC Global Network. In the spirit of openness and to effectively strategize, […]
  • Texas leading on open education
    By Anyi Fomengia Texas recently passed legislation that takes steps toward expanding availability of open education resources (OER) for college and university students. Open educational resources are freely available materials that can be downloaded, edited and shared to better serve all students. OER include all kinds of content such as textbooks, lesson plans, assignments, games, and other educational materials, and can include printed materials, not just digital. This new bill will help transform classrooms throughout the state to use more OER in place of traditional materials. Using OER […]
  • Join us for a Twitter Chat on CC Licensing!
    Next week, Creative Commons USA is hosting a Twitter chat, in partnership with the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), and the Open Textbook Network (OTN) around open licensing, CC, copyright, and other intellectual property issues. We’re inviting practitioners from across the spectrum to join our experts – including Michael Carroll, a founding member of Creative Commons, currently a Professor of Law and the Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, and Meredith Jacob, […]

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