Posts By: janepark

School of Open: “Writing Wikipedia Articles” Course Now Open for Registration

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Below, Sara Frank Bristow invites you to join “Writing Wikipedia Articles: The Basics & Beyond”. Sara is a co-organizer of the course and a member of WikiProject Open. Both projects are part of the School of Open. The School of Open will offer its popular “Writing Wikipedia Articles” course (WIKISOO) starting 25 February, 2014. This…

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School of Open begins investigating its impact with the OER Research Hub

This is a cross-post from the original Creative Commons blog post by Jane Park Milton Keynes / CC BY I took up residence in Milton Keynes, England, for one week in October as the Linked OER Research Hub Fellow for theSchool of Open. The School of Open is a community of volunteers from all around the world who are developing free…

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Help P2PU School of Open go to the Mozilla Festival in October!

This is just a quick note to say that several School of Open community members in collaboration with extended communities from Mozilla, Wikimedia, the Open Knowledge Foundation and more are currently pitching the following sessions for the 2013 Mozilla Festival. Help get them on the Festival schedule by voting up the ones you like (or…

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School of Open will launch during Open Education Week

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As promised, the School of Open is launching its first set of courses during Open Education Week, March 11-15, 2013. This means that all facilitated courses will open for sign-up that week, and all stand-alone courses will be ready to take then or anytime thereafter. The School of Open is a community of volunteers developing…

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School of Open returns to Berlin for a workshop with Wikimedia Germany

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Wikimedia Office in Berlin / Hari Prasad Nadig / CC BY-SA On March 2nd, the Creative Commons & P2PU School of Open will join forces with Wikimedia at the Wikimedia Germany offices in Berlin! As part of Open Education Week, CC Germany and Wikimedia Germany are kicking things off early with a workshop to introduce…

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Course Creation 101 with P2PU’s Learning Lead

We are giving a webinar next week to help new and seasoned community members kickstart their courses, especially those just beginning to flesh out their ideas for a School of Open course! P2PU Learning Lead, Vanessa Gennarelli, will give an overview of the P2PU course design, and then dive into the step-by-step process of creating…

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Open.Michigan leads real world School of Open class

Victoria Lungu Leading a School of Open Challenge / Open.Michigan / CC BY Last Friday, Open.Michigan helped a group of students get Creative Commons savvy in an offline version of the School of Open’s “Get CC Savvy” challenge, a course originally designed for independent online learners. For those yet unaware, the School of Open is…

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