EdWebet 72 - Building a Digital Collection - Google Slides. Department of Education Launches Campaign to Encourage Schools to #GoOpen with Educational Resources. The U.S.
Department of Education announced today the launch of #GoOpen, a campaign to encourage states, school districts and educators to use openly licensed educational materials. As part of the campaign, the Department is proposing a new regulation that would require all copyrightable intellectual property created with Department grant funds to have an open license. “In order to ensure that all students – no matter their zip code – have access to high-quality learning resources, we are encouraging districts and states to move away from traditional textbooks and toward freely accessible, openly-licensed materials,” U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said.
“Districts across the country are transforming learning by using materials that can be constantly updated and adjusted to meet students’ needs.” Amazon. Enter Access Code. Amazon Launches 'Inspire,' a Free Education Resource Search Platform for Educators. Department of Education Launches Campaign to Encourage Schools to #GoOpen with Educational Resources. Open Education - Office of Educational Technology.
Openly licensed educational resources can increase equity by providing all students, regardless of zip code, access to high quality learning materials that have the most up-to-date and relevant content.
Secretary John King We believe that educational opportunities should be available to all learners. Creating an open education ecosystem involves making learning materials, data, and educational opportunities available without restrictions imposed by copyright laws, access barriers, or exclusive proprietary systems that lack interoperability and limit the free exchange of information. Hashtag #goopen sur Twitter. EdWeb.net - Cookies Required. Why #GoOpen? Using Open Educational Resources in Your School/District. Presented by Andrew Marcinek, Former Chief Open Education Advisor for the U.S.
Department of Education, and Kevin Hogan, Content Director, Tech & Learning. Sponsored by Tech & Learning Magazine. HOME - Office of Educational Technology. #GoOpen District Launch Packet - Office of Educational Technology.