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What is copyright?

We have our second assignment for our Creative Commons course due today.  This time we were asked to write a short presentation on copyright basics.   If you find any slides useful feel free to make use of them! What is Copyright? from Robert Farrow  

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Creative Commons TimeLine

I am currently studying for a Creative Commons certificate for educators and we have our first assignment. We were asked to publish assignments online, so I’m putting mine here on the blog. Although all the content on this blog is CC-BY I’ve added additional attribution.  The brief was to write a timeline for Creative Commons […]

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UK Open Textbooks: key points

Last month I presented the UK Open Textbooks project at the Learning On/With the Open Web event organised by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab and held at the Coventry Transport Museum. You can see the submission here but I thought it was a good idea to record the headlines here in case the conference site […]

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What I heard, what I did not hear and what I wish I had heard… Reflections on the World Conference on Online Learning, Toronto, 2017

Originally posted on opendistanceteachingandlearning:
Recently I’ve had the privilege of attending the World Conference on Online Learning in Toronto, organized and hosted by Contact North I Contact Nord. What a conference it was! At times, it resembled a medieval marketplace or bazaar with a variety of voices and opinions demanding attention. In addition, amid the…

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Open, Online, Flexible and Technology Enhanced Models for Learning (OOFAT) interim report presentation

Today I’m presenting results of the OOFAT (Models for Open, Online, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning) at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference 2017: Higher Education for the Future – ‘Accelerating and Strengthening Innovation’. Here are a copy of the slides for those who are interested…

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Unconference: ethics #opened17

I’m in Anaheim, CA., land of forest fires and Disney, for this years Open Education conference.  This year, for the first time, there is time allocated for an unconference session.  This seemed like a good opportunity for collect information about ethical issues delegates might be experiencing ahead of the the PILSNER seminar I’m delivering on […]

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Resisting the surveillance project: Siân Bayne keynote at #altc

This keynote presentation began by describing the ‘slow death’ of Yik Yak, an anonymous geosocial networking app launched in 2013.  The software allowed people in close proximity to send and receive short, anonymous messages and write posts (Yaks).  It was heavily marketed on university campuses.  Yik Yak was totally anonymous, and was moderated by community […]

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