April 4, 2017

Blog

  • A Transformative Year: State of the Commons 2017
    This blog by Ryan Merkley is re-posted from https://creativecommons.org/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. At this year’s Global Summit, board chair Molly Van Houweling emphasized that Creative Commons’ vision was not necessarily limited to the internet, but instead acts in support of the creative spirit that is enabled by the internet. As we announce a landmark 1.4 billion works under Creative Commons licenses with this year’s State of the Commons report, we are […]
  • Red Alert for Net Neutrality
    This blog by Timothy Vollmer is reposted from https://creativecommons.org/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Today Creative Commons is joining dozens of organizations in the Red Alert for Net Neutrality. The action calls on individuals to contact Congress with phone calls, emails, and tweets in support of the upcoming Senate vote on a Congressional Review Act resolution to block the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality. The open internet protections must be restored.  […]
  • The Role of Curation in Open Education
    By Prathima Appaji The word curation is most commonly used in reference to organizing a museum’s collection or an art exhibition. However, with the rapidly growing amount open educational resources (OER) available on the Internet, the art and science of curation is becoming vital to the field. With popular websites such as Storify, Diigo, Flipboard, Scoopit, Pearltrees, and Pinterest demonstrating the immense value and appeal of curated content, the open education community should take notice […]

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