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12. The Open Education Leadership Summit
My guest is Paul Stacey, Executive Director of the Open Education Consortium. Paul and I discussed the Open Education Leadership Summit, which took place in December, 2018. Paul describes the collaboration process and some of the learnings. Paul and I have each licensed our individual comments in this episode under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 … Continue reading 12. The Open Education Leadership Summit →
11. How Can OER Be More Inclusive?
My guest is Jess Mitchell of the Inclusive Design Research Centre. Jess provides a set of practical resources to help improve inclusiveness in open education. Jess and I have licensed our comments under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. As a companion to this episode, you may also wish to view Jess’s talk at … Continue reading 11. How Can OER Be More Inclusive? →
10. Licensing for Collections vs. Remixes
What are licensing issues that you need to manage with your OER Collection or Remixes? Let’s find out! Special thanks to Cable Green for reviewing this script and making some very helpful suggestions. This episode is licensed by Deepak Shenoy under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This episode makes reference to a few … Continue reading 10. Licensing for Collections vs. Remixes →
9. Five Questions About Creative Commons Licenses
This episode is licensed by Deepak Shenoy under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. But what exactly does that mean, how does Attribution differ from other Creative Commons licenses? What are all those cute little icons? And, how can oatmeal raisin cookies help us understand the public domain? Let’s find out! Here are … Continue reading 9. Five Questions About Creative Commons Licenses →
8. How Houston Community College Is Scaling Up OER
Our guests, Drs. Stephen Levey, Amy Tan, and Nathan Smith, share some great experiences and advice. Visit https://www.cccoer.org/casestudy/building-a-z-degree-foundation-business-administration-multi-disciplinary-studies/ for additional information. Each participant in this episode has licensed their individual comments under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
7. Wherefore Art Thou Copyright?
The philosophical ideas behind copyright law powerfully legitimate the status quo in the United States. However, those same ideas can also be used to create conceptual space in which to envision reforms. This episode is licensed by Deepak Shenoy under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0 International License.
6. Seven Questions About Copyrights
Much of the open education community runs on Creative Commons licenses, and those licenses themselves are based on copyright law. This episode is a basic primer about copyrights. I cover seven questions: What’s a copyright? Do you need to file papers to gain a copyright? How are copyrights different than patents? How are copyrights different … Continue reading 6. Seven Questions About Copyrights →
5. A Brief Creative Commons Primer
If you are unfamiliar with Creative Commons (CC) and want to learn a few basics, this episode is for you! I talk about the sharing and coordination problem CC licenses were created to help solve. I also provide a brief history of the origins of the CC organization. Please note that I do not dive … Continue reading 5. A Brief Creative Commons Primer →
4. What’s Next for LibreTexts?
Our guest is the founder and executive director of LibreTexts.org, Dr. Delmar Larsen of the University of California-Davis (@LibreTexts). In late 2018, LibreTexts received a $5 million grant to expand the popular OER site. We talk about the plans that are underway to make it what Delmar calls “the Facebook of OER.”
3. Dr. Richard Sebastian, Part 2: OER in Transition
This is Part 2 of my interview with Dr. Richard Sebastian, who is the Director of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative. Topics include: Expanding the conversation beyond cost savings; (mis)interpreting faculty resistance to OER; faculty enthusiasm for OER; possibilities OER opens up for place-based and service-based learning.
2. Dr. Richard Sebastian, Part 1: Achieving the Dream’s Z-Degree Initiative
This is Part 1 of my interview with Dr. Richard Sebastian, who is the Director of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative. Part 1 focuses on the Z-Degree Initiative, a three-year grant program covering 38 community colleges in 13 states. The grants not only serve to help with OER adoption, but also are funding research. … Continue reading 2. Dr. Richard Sebastian, Part 1: Achieving the Dream’s Z-Degree Initiative →
1. Coming Soon!
Welcome to Open Education Rising, a podcast about practical approaches to grow and improve open education. We expect to start dropping regular episodes in December 2018. To leave feedback, suggestions for future topics, or to download a transcript of this episode, please visit us at openeducationrising.net. This episode is licensed as CC-BY-SA 4.0.