December 9, 2011

Open content licensing for educators workshop

Source: OER Foundation
Here is an opportunity for LIS professionals and library instructors to learn about licensing, copyright and creative commons.  Open content licensing for educators (#OCL4Ed) is a free online workshop designed for educators who want to learn more about open education resources (OER), copyright, and creative commons licenses.
Creative Commons, the OER Foundation and Ako Aotearoa  announce an international professional development opportunity for all educators. 

Where: Online
When: 23 -27 January 2012
Cost: Free 
RegistrationOpen  (register today)
  • Cable Green, Director Global Learning, Creative Commons
  • Jane Hornibrook , Public Lead, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Wayne Mackintosh, Director, OER Foundation.  

The course materials were developed as a collaborative project by volunteers from the OER FoundationWikiEducator, the OpenCourseWare Consortium and Creative Commons with funding support from UNESCO. The course will provide prerequisite knowledge required by educators to legally remix open education materials and help institutions to take informed decisions about open content licenses.

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