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ePortfolios for Educators - Mahara. This workshop has been designed for two specific audiences: Individuals and those taking part in a workshop.

ePortfolios for Educators - Mahara

For Individual learners If you are doing this by yourself then you should review the slide show first, then work your way through activities 1-6, building up your list of requirements, ideas, and questions to explore with colleagues. Creating your activity brief will come shortly afterwards. Lecturers facilitating a group workshop The way I advise using this workshop with a group of learners is to make sure all participants have access to a laptop or computer as they will need to be using the internet for some of their searches. First, present the slides at the top of the page, allowing for discussion and questioning. If there's time, a quick show and tell at the end would be beneficial for all in the room. Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States. Download PDF (See footnote 1) Never Published, Never Registered Works2 Works Registered or First Published in the U.S. Works First Published Outside the U.S. by Foreign Nationals or U.S.

Citizens Living Abroad9 Sound recordings (Note: The following information applies only to the sound recording itself, and not to any copyrights in underlying compositions or texts.) Architectural Works16 (Note: Architectural plans and drawings may also be protected as textual/graphics works) Editorial Note: 1 January 2019 marks two important changes to the copyright duration chart. Notes. Navigating open pedagogy, part 2 – You're the Teacher. Trying to pull together stray threads.

Navigating open pedagogy, part 2 – You're the Teacher

Threads image licensed CC0 on This is the last (for now) in a series of posts over the last couple of days on open pedagogy. Previous posts: Fostering Openness in Education: Considerations for Sustainable Policy-Making. Javiera Atenas Latin American Initiative for Open Data, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) Leo Havemann.

Fostering Openness in Education: Considerations for Sustainable Policy-Making

Post-Galway: on Not Making Open Great again. Galway was a breath of fresh air.

Post-Galway: on Not Making Open Great again

The pace and intensity of the GO-GN seminars and #OER19 was no holiday, but it was invigorating nonetheless. Walks under blue skies, comfy hotel, no domestic duties for a week, for me a change really is as good as a holiday. Using open education isn't just a 'nice to have' when students are starving (opinion) OER Africa. Frankenstein and Copyright: 5 Things You Should Know. The first edition of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, was published in 1818, two hundred years ago.

Frankenstein and Copyright: 5 Things You Should Know

Originally offered to the public as an anonymous work, Frankenstein was both the apogee of the gothic horror novel and the birth of the science fiction genre. The public did not learn until years later that this masterpiece had been penned by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Introduction to Open Education: Towards a Human Rights Theory – International Journal of Open Educational Resources. What does it mean to be open, as opposed to closed?

Introduction to Open Education: Towards a Human Rights Theory – International Journal of Open Educational Resources

As with any word, several meanings can be attached to it. Perhaps it is best to first discuss the more general meaning of the term and then explore the more specific meanings as we develop an analysis of open education. The word open, broadly speaking, means to be flexible, free, and welcoming, and relative to closed, it means non-prejudiced, non-restricted, and unfettered. Critical Open Pedagogy - Teaching in Higher Ed. Elinor Ostrom's 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons. OTC co-sponsers a Commons Festival featuring the Nobel Prize winner Oct. 7-8 in Minneapolis Elinor Ostrom shared the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2009 for her lifetime of scholarly work investigating how communities succeed or fail at managing common pool (finite) resources such as grazing land, forests and irrigation waters.

Elinor Ostrom's 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons

On the Commons is co-sponsor of a Commons Festival at Augsburg College in Minneapolis October 7-8 where she will speak. (See accompanying sidebar for details.) Ostrom, a political scientist at Indiana University, received the Nobel Prize for her research proving the importance of the commons around the world. Her work investigating how communities co-operate to share resources drives to the heart of debates today about resource use, the public sphere and the future of the planet.

A classic example of this was her field research in a Swiss village where farmers tend private plots for crops but share a communal meadow to graze their cows. Home. OWLTEH Perspectives – Perspectives. Creative Commons license upheld by court. A court in the Netherlands has ruled that a Creative Commons license is binding, in a case brought against a Dutch gossip magazine by an ex-MTV star.

Creative Commons license upheld by court

This is one of the first times that the license--which offers more flexibility than traditional copyright licenses--has been tested in a court of law, according to legal Web site Groklaw. "The Creative Commons licenses are quite new, so there has been very little in the way of case law so far, so this is a significant development," Groklaw reported. Former MTV VJ Adam Curry sued Weekend, a Dutch gossip magazine, for copyright infringement after the magazine published photos of Curry's daughter without his authorization. On the role of openness in education: A historical reconstruction. Conceptualising OEP: A review of theoretical and empirical literature in Open Educational Practices. Catherine Cronin & Iain MacLaren National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland) & Conceptualisations of open educational practices (OEP) vary widely, ranging from those centred primarily on the creation and use of open educational resources (OER) to broader definitions of OEP, inclusive of but not necessarily focused on OER.

Conceptualising OEP: A review of theoretical and empirical literature in Open Educational Practices

The latter, referred to in this paper as expansive definitions of OEP, encompass open content but also allow for multiple entry points to, and avenues of, openness. Scholarly communications shouldn’t just be open, but non-profit too. Much of the rhetoric around the future of scholarly communication hinges on the “open” label.

Scholarly communications shouldn’t just be open, but non-profit too

In light of Elsevier’s recent acquisition of bepress and the announcement that, owing to high fees, an established mathematics journal’s editorial team will split from its publisher to start an open access alternative, Jefferson Pooley argues that the scholarly communication ecosystem should aim not only to be open but non-profit too. The profit motive is fundamentally misaligned with core values of academic life, potentially corroding ideals like unfettered inquiry, knowledge-sharing, and cooperative progress. There are obstacles to forging a non-profit alternative, from sustainable funding to entrenched cynicism, but such a goal is worthy and within reach. Personal Story: Jesse Stommel - Connected Learning Alliance.

Takeaways: “My hypothesis is that learning is the opposite of content. Content is a closed circuit, a mechanism. Learning is an open circuit, a field. And, the best courses overflow their containers.”Devices (including laptops, but also chalkboards, books, eyes, ears, fingers) are used at different times, by different people, and for different purposes. The CARE Framework. Wikidata Basics. Starting Anew in the Landscape of Open. Starting Anew in the Landscape of Open I’m thrilled to be starting a new job as Executive Director of the Open Education Consortium. It is a tremendous honour to be chosen to lead a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective development and use of open educational materials. OEF. An Open Practice Manifesto? – FOLLOWERS OF THE APOCALYPSE. It is time to reclaim the radical roots of OER.

OER should once again become a means to an end, not an end in itself. How: Ensure that students leaving HE are independent thinkers and analysts, and adaptable to change. Teach openness – evolve a code of open ethics/conduct that can taught Professional body that recognises openness Clear promotion of what OER and OEP is to the general public / create a need through marketing OER and OEP to stimulate the ideas behind the moment (the ideas of sharing and openness) We agree that we must re-focus our activities to achieve societal and cultural goals. We recognise that the nature of education has become contaminated by the assumptions and language of business and commerce, and has lost the ability to meet the needs of learners and educators.

#OWD17: Open Education has to become boring. This morning Martin Weller of OU UK and OERhub gave an interesting keynote about the landscape of open education. In his presentation he gave an excellent overview with some interesting remarks. Three things that kept me thinking. Open Education has to become boring. Learning to Teach Inclusively - University of Wolverhampton. Digital Teaching In Higher Education: International Issues in Distance Education.

Piracy is NOT Theft: Problems of a Nonsense Metaphor. CPT+10. Fist. Celebrating learning gain and teaching excellence through social media and digital narratives. I facilitated a workshop at the SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference in Manchester on celebrating learning gain and teaching excellence through social media and digital narratives. The theme for the event was The quest for teaching excellence and learning gain: issues, resolutions and possibilities. One of the key issues was not only defining what is meant by the terms teaching excellence and learning gain, but grappling with how the impact could be evidenced and measured. The context for the theme of my workshop and the conference is the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). In short the Government is introducing the TEF and aims to recognise and reward excellent learning and teaching.

99 Excellent Open Access Journals for Educators. Just like physicians, the best educators stay informed with the latest developments in their field. Luckily, it doesn’t take anything more than time to have access to quality journals for educators whether they teach at the pre K-12, college, or graduate level. Opening up Open Pedagogy – catherinecronin. Education, Utopia, Necessity, and Existential Poverty by Alex Dunedin – Ragged University. Open Education Risks and Rewards - Teaching in Higher Ed. Top ten tips for universities seeking to implement Open Access. OER-Enabled Pedagogy. April Open Perspective: What is Open Pedagogy? – Year of Open. Open Pedagogy Library. How to turn your journal article into an infographic - Journal of Marketing Management.

How to make "open" more than mere buzzword. Untitled. How “context collapse” was coined: my recollection. Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education. Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Social...the Future? Culture and Education Committee does not fight for a copyright that supports education - International Communia Association. OERHub.ResearcherPack.FINAL. How to Become a Better Educator. New © reform proposal: we need to get a better copyright for education. Review: Open Models - ODI Aberdeen. Course: Becoming an open educator - OEPS_1.0.

My Open Textbook: Pedagogy and Practice. 4 approaches for teachers on how to work with copyright in the classroom — Copyright Untangled. About Policy Video – Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network. 14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know. Are we engaging or just broadcasting? – lawrie : converged. Jrc96524. Reusable card sheets.

Learning to Teach with Open Educational Resources. TELL-OPTELL-OP Infographic. Resources. Home. OER/OEP Research. OER Commons. Creating the Conditions for Learning - David Price. I can light many candles without losing the orginal source @davidpriceobe. Ten Step Program to Being Connected; or Getting Connected for Dummies. Developing an open access policy for Malawi. Open education musings and ramblings. UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online. Watch the video of the “Moving towards Open Educational Practices” webinar. LangOER blog created by European Schoolnet.

The International Community for Open Research and Education. As Diego Stands Trial, Show Your Support for Open Access. Why SpaceX’s photos (maybe) aren’t public domain — The Message. Simple is beautiful. Copyright exceptions for education. OER World Map. OER KnowledgeCloud. Guidelines for learning open educational practice. EU copyright evaluation report – explained. MEPs debate strategies for protecting intellectual property rights. Bryan Mathers - Visual Thinkery. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning. Open access transition made easier with UK’s first collaborative publishing consortium. Copyright is Messy: An Introduction to Creative Commons - Presentation Software that Inspires.