Open Textbook

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open Textbook = Textbook with an open license that makes it free for anyone to use and change. It can be print or digital. Elsewhere on the Web Open Textbook Library is a comprehensive referatory that points to open textbooks by a variety of authors and publishers. OpenStax – @openstax …

Open Policy

Photo Open Policy = Open Policy Networkhttp://openpolicynetwork.org Open Policy Institute – Creative Commonshttp://wiki.creativecommons.org/Open_Policy_Institutehttps://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/42736https://creativecommons.org/2016/12/06/global-open-policyPDF http://sloanconsortium.org/conferences/2011/aln/obviousness-open-policy Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/cgreen/statuses/468416414626623489https://twitter.com/tjbliss/status/808380853600534529 QuotesThe opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. The opposite of open is ‘broken.’– John Wilbanks, cited by Cable Green, The Obviousness of Open Policy (Poster) @cgreenhttp://www.slideshare.net/cgreen/sloan-the-obviousness-of-open-policy Planeta.com

Open Journalism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. Planta.com seeks reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If …

Open Concept

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open Concept = the elimination of barriers such as walls and doors that traditionally separated distinct functional areas, such as combining the kitchen, living room, and dining room into a single great room Also see: open plan HeadlinesThe curse of open plan – Colin BissetPeople in open-concept homes are realizing …

Open Education Week 2019

Poster Open Education Week 2019 – openeducationweek.org – takes place March 4-8. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help …

Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available?

Screenshot Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available? Erica Stone advocates for a new, open-access relationship between the public and scholars, making the case that academics should publish in more accessible media. “A functioning democracy requires that the public be well-educated and well-informed,” Stone says. “Instead of research happening behind paywalls …

Open Education Week 2018

Poster Open Education Week 2018 – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 5-9. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help people …

Open Licenses and #EdenChat

#EDENChat explored Open Licenses in a session hosted by Cable Green, Director of Open Education, Creative Commons, Wednesday December 6, 20:00 CET, 11am PDT (Las Vegas). Questions: What is an Open License? Why is it important? What changes do you hope it will bring (for your country/region)? What is the future of Open Licensing? Embedded Tweets …

Open in order to …. (2017)

Poster International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access and Open Education as the new default in scholarship and research. And in 2017 – the Year of Open – the celebration is held this week, October 23-29 with the theme: “Open in order to ….” Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenInOrderTo, #OpenAccessWeek This celebration takes place …

Making the most of the #YearOfOpen

2017 was the Year of Open. Hands up, please for those who know what this means. Everyone else, please check out the oeconsortium and yearofopen.org Hashtag: #YearOfOpen Also see: open The #YearOfOpen celebrated three anniversaries: ​2002 – 15 years ago the term “Open Educational Resources” was created, the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched and the first Creative Commons licenses debuted 2007 – 10 years ago …