CC Looking to Hire ED of New “CC Learn” Division

It’s a much better name than Creative Commons is seeking an Executive Director for CC Learn, a new division that will focus on education, broadly defined — from kindergarten to graduate school, to lifelong learning. The mission of this new division will be to promote vigorous networks of Open Educational Resources: materials offered freely … Read more

Creative Commons vs MIT OCW: Interpreting the Noncommercial Clause

Preface: You will please notice that this is neither a “the NC clause is evil” post nor an “MIT OCW is evil” post. If you were hoping for either of those, then ‘these aren’t the droids you’re looking for – you can go about your business; move along.’ In doing some research for a book … Read more

Sharing Your Educational Materials

So, I’m working on making the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike license easier for people to understand as part of my fellowship at CIS. I’d appreciate your thoughts on the following language. Once we get the language right, we’ll be adding visuals. Educators are sharers by nature – the very essence of teaching is sharing what we … Read more