Why I’m CC-BY

I am open by default with my work. My entire website/blog is CC-BY licensed. My Guide to Finding OER is CC-BY licensed. The slides I made about intellectual property is CC-BY licensed. The OER infographic I revised for this class is CC-BY licensed. Even the LS 101 course I helped develop is CC-BY licensed. I did not add a CC license to any of my works for the purpose of this assignment because I already do that. However, an explanation Continue reading Why I’m CC-BY

Wing It: Spread Openness

Task: Create something that encourages others to learn about Creative Commons or to use/create open works. Not-so-secret objective: Use what you have learned to increase awareness of Creative Commons, contribute to the body of open work, or make use of open materials — basically to spread the idea and practice of openness. In October 2015, I made a LibGuide detailing how to find open educational resources (OER) for faculty at University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and beyond. (LibGuides Continue reading Wing It: Spread Openness

Who to Follow: Cable Green

Allow me to introduce Cable Green, Director of Open Education at Creative Commons. This guy is a guru and a force in the world of open educational resources (OER), open education, and, of course, Creative Commons (CC). I can’t write a better description of the work he does than he has on LinkedIn: Cable works with the global open community to leverage open licensing, open content, and the affordances of digital things to significantly improve access to quality, affordable, education Continue reading Who to Follow: Cable Green