Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'opencontent'

New Steps in Licensing University Courseware

Columbia University's online learning efforts took a major step forward last week when the university resolved to license the core content in Eric Foner's new series of American history MOOCs on edX with a Creative Commons license...

OpenStax: Disrupting the College Textbook Market with Free Faculty-Authored Textbooks

CCNMTL has been experimenting with various formats of electronic texts since 1999. From Multimedia Study Environments such as Frontiers of Science to iBooks QMSS e-Lessons and the Major Minor training environment, the organization has pushed for the innovative use of...

Silfen Forum: Open Learning and The Future of Higher Education

The Silfen Forum at UPenn, held yearly at the Irvine Auditorium, featured a distinguished panel discussing “Open Online Learning and the Future of Higher Education.” The event coincided with the Coursera Partners' Conference, which added to the level of interest...

Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Courseware

"Fair use is the right to use copyrighted material without permission or payment, when the benefit to society is larger than the damage to the copyright holder. It is an essential part of copyright policy in the United States, where...

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