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

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

ED 650: OER and Libraries

Open Educational Resources and Libraries: ED 650 Current Issue Paper 2 Though open educational resources (OER) are anything but new, their rate of adoption in higher education in the United States has only just reached a tipping point, according to Dr. Cable Green (2015), a leading force in the OER movement. They have reached a point where they will no longer be at the periphery, with an instructor here or there adopting them, but will become central to conversations of Continue reading ED 650: OER and Libraries