Posts Categorized: School of Open

Creative Commons launches School of Open events in Tanzania and Nigeria

Last week, the School of Open launched events in Tanzania and Nigeria in conjunction with Mozilla Maker Party. (SOO logo here. Earth icon licensed CC BY by Erin Standley from the Noun Project.) In Tanzania, CC Tanzania hosted a creative event for kids at the Open University of Tanzania, the first university in the region to…

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School of Open gets a facelift, plus other news

This is a reblog of the latest announcement by School of Open. You can take a look at their swanky new website and blog here   Since our last comprehensive update, the School of Open has been creating new courses, planning continent-wide launches, conducting research, and making itself over. New Web Space We have a new…

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School of Open Research Findings (Part I)

This is a repost from the OER Research Hub project, posted by the inimitable Beck Pitt at the Open University’s OER Research Hub. Read the original here   School of Open Logo (Source:https://p2pu.org/en/#schools) CC-BY-SA Ever wondered what it means to “be” open? Or what kind of practices could be considered open? School of Open (SOO) courses focus…

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

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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Guest post: What’s behind the success of Copyright 4 Educators Australia?

The following is a cross-posting from our friends at Creative Commons. Its a guest post by Jessica Smith, National Copyright Officer for the National Copyright Unit of Australia. She ran the Copyright 4 Educators (AUS) course with Delia Browne as part of the School of Open’s second round of facilitated courses in 2013. The School of Open is a community of volunteers…

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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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Across The Line!

P2PU and School of Open are delighted to announce that our latest iteration of Copyright 4 Educators Australia has just finished, and with almost 100% retention rate. Over 50 people joined the course, and only 4 dropped out. For those of you who might be wondering what all the fuss is about – this kind of…

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School of Open, Rrround 2! Sign-up is now open

Miss Boyer’s Kindergarten Class, 1917 UA Archives | Upper Arlington History / No known copyright restrictions The School of Open is offering its second round of facilitated courses! Starting today, you can sign up for 7 courses during a two week period; sign-up closes 4 August (Sunday) and courses start on or after 5 August…

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Came for the software, stayed for the people

It all started with me stumbling around on MDN trying to find a good open source project to try and contribute a little to because 99% of the work I do is not accessible to the public. There were two driving factors behind this. One, I selfishly want a more publicly accessible portfolio. Two, I…

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Welcome to the School of Open, Class of 2013

Happy Open Education Week! We are happy to announce that the School of Open community has launched its first set of courses… The Library of Congress / No known copyright restrictions Sign up for these facilitated courses this week (sign-up will remain open through Sunday, March 17). These courses will start the week of March…

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