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Open Courseware in Developing Countries: Building a Community
Witherspoon, John. The Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware for Higher Education in Developing Countries. July 2002.
This is the report of the Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware for Higher Education in Developing Countries, convened in Paris by UNESCO July 1-3, 2002, with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and organizational assistance from the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications, WCET. Participants mapped a collaborative course, involving colleges and universities from around the world, for the productive and creative use of openly shared educational resources. This report, prepared by John Witherspoon, summarizes the themes that emerged from that meeting.
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Sorting Through and Sorting Out: The State of Content Sharing in the E-Learning Industry
Cushman, Reid. UCI Distance Learning Center and William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Sept 2002.
In September 2002, a Hewlett-sponsored meeting on the state of content sharing in the e-learning industry was held at UC Irvine under the leadership of Gary Matkin, dean of continuing education. A group of twenty-two education and information technology specialists gathered for the symposium. This meeting report, written by Reid Cushman, summarizes the themes that emerged from the discussions.
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Open Educational Resources: Deliberations of a Community of Interest
D’Antoni, Susan. UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning. June 2006.
These remarks were prepared by Susan D’Antoni, Programme Specialist for UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, for the ICDE Seminar in Lillehammer, Norway held 11-13 June 2006.
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Creative Commons Licensing for Public Sector Information: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Eechoud, Mireille van and Brenda van der Wal. Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam'. Jan 2008.
Available Format: pdf

Advancing Sustainability of Open Educational Resources
Koohang, Alex and Keith Harman. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology 4. 2007.
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Scripta
Creative Commons – Latin America. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja. 2008.
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Open Educational Resources and Practices
Schaffert, Sandra and Guntram Geser. eLearning Papers, No 7. ISSN 1887-1542. 2008.
Available Format: pdf

Info-communism? Ownership and freedom in the digital economy
Mueller, Milton. First Monday, Volume 13, Number 4-7. April 2008.
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[1]Open Content Licensing (OCL) for Open Educational Resources
Fitzgerald, John. Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). 2007.
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Why Give Knowledge Away for Free? The Case for Open Educational Resources
Hylen, Jan. Open Source Business Resource. Aug 2008.
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A Flat Network for the Unflat World: Open Educational Resources in Developing Countries
Muegge, Steven, Monica Mora, Kamal Hassin, and Andrew Pullin. Open Source Business Resource. Aug 2008.
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OER Handbook for Educators 1.0
Gurrell, Seth. Center for Open and Sustainable Learning. Aug 2008.
Available Formats: WikiEducator – web Lulu – web Lulu Color Edition – web

Open Educational Resources — Opportunities and Challenges for Higher Education
Yuan, Li, Sheila MacNeill, and Wilbert Kraan. JISC CETIS. Sept 2008.
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The political economy of reading
St. Clair, William. School of Advanced Study, Institute of English Studies, University of London. The John Coffin Memorial Lecture in the History of the Book. June 2005.
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eLearning Papers n° 10: Open Educational Resources
Schaffert, Sandra, Riina Vuorikari, and Roberto Carneiro. eLearning Papers, No. 10. Sept 2008.
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Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge
Iiyoshi, Toru and M. S. Vijay Kumar. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. MIT Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 2008.
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Web 2.0 technologies for learning at KS3 and KS4: Summary
Crook, Charles and Colin Harrison. University of Nottingham, London Knowledge Lab, and Manchester Metropolitan University. Becta. 2008.
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Shuttleworth Foundation Working Paper on Intellectual Property — Implementing the WIPO Development Agenda: Treaty Provisions on Minimum Exceptions and Limitations for Education
Rens, Andrew. Shuttleworth Foundation. 2008.
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The Librarian As Essential Key to Connecting Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy in the Academic World
Singh, Nan L. San Jose State University. Nov 2008.
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Sustainability Models for Community College Open Textbooks
Kanter, Martha, Baker, Judy, Thierstein, Joel and Sanford Forte. Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Rice Connexions, and Community College Open Textbook Project. Sept 2008.
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Access 2.0: A discussion on intellectual property from the sciences, arts, library sciences, and education
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Cultural and Organizational Drivers of Open Educational Content
Read, Malcolm. The Tower and the Cloud – Higher Education in the age of Cloud Computing. Educause. 2008.
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The Horizon Report – 2009 Edition
New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative. 2009
Available Format: web pdf
     The K12 Edition

Open Educational Resources: Enabling universal education
Caswell, Tom, Henson, Shelley, Jenson, Marion, and David Wiley. The Center for Open and Sustainable Learning, Utah State University. Feb 2008.
Available Format: web

Web 2.0 Ideas for Educators: A Guide to RSS and More
D’Souza, Quentin.
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ccREL: The Creative Commons Rights Expression Language
Abelson, Hal, Adida, Ben, Linksvayer, Mike, and Nathan Yergler. Mar 2008.
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Good intentions: improving the evidence base in support of sharing learning materials.
McGill, L and Currier, S and Duncan, C and P Douglas. Dec 2008.
Available Format: web

Open Learning: Open Educational Resources Issue
Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning, Volume 24, Issue 1. 2009.
Available Format: web

Creating, Doing, and Sustaining OER: Lessons from Six Open Educational Resource Projects
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME). Sept 2008.
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The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyrighted Material in the Digital Age (A Foundational White Paper)
Fisher, William W. and William McGeveran. Aug 2006.
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Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning
Siemens, George, and Peter Tittenberger. March 2009.
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Jorum Open Educational Resources (OER) Report
Fleming, Catherine and Moira Massey. Aug 2007.
Available Format: pdf

Innovate: Journal of Online Education
Available Format: web

Affordability of College Textbooks: Textbook Prices Have Risen Significantly in the Last Four Years, but Some Strategies May Help to Control These Costs for Students
California State Auditor. Aug 2008.
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Reuse of material in the context of education and research
Keller, Paul and Wilma Mossink. SURFfoundation. Dec 2008.
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Pedagogy

Authentic Learning for the 21st Century: An Overview
Lombardi, Marilyn M. Educause Learning Initiative. May 2007.
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Collaboration Tools
Lomas, Cyprien, Michael Burke, and Carie L. Page.
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Policy

venturousaustralia: building strength in innovation
Cutler & Company Pty Ltd. Australian Government. 2008.
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Internet Policy in a Time of Economic Uncertainty
Mitrano, Tracy. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 1 Jan/Feb 2009.
Available Format: web

International Development

Enhancing Quality and Lessening Inequity
Anna Christina Aun de Azevedo Nascimento. 2009.
Available Format: pdf

Articles

Opening Learning Interplay Symposium
Closing speech by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), painting a brilliant picture of the promise of open education.
Available Format: web

Fulfilling the Promise of Open Content
Available Format: web

The Digital Commons – Left Unregulated, Are We Destined for Tragedy?
Available Format: web

Bringing open resources to textbooks and teaching
Available Format: web

Open Content and the Emerging Global Meta-University, EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 3 (May/June 2006)
Available Format: web

The Next Wave: Liberation Technology
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Bill Gates, Commentary, Forbes Magazine, January 22, 2008
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Internet Access Is Only Prerequisite For More and More College Classes, The Washington Post, December 31, 2007
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50 Ways to Improve Your Life, U.S. News & World Report, December 20, 2007
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The Great Giveaway, Guardian Unlimited, January 17, 2007
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World Universities Offer Free Online Education, Daily Times, January 9, 2007
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Understanding the Ins and Outs of ‘Open Content’ Licensing
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Creative Commons and the culture of sharing
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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad ©? It’s time to make some risky choices
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‘The Objective of Education is Learning, Not Teaching’
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Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0
Seely Brown, John and Richard P. Adler. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no.1. Jan/Feb 2008.
Available Format: web

The beauty of “Some Rights Reserved”: Introducing Creative Commons to librarians, faculty, and students

Kleinman, Molly. C&RL News, Vol. 69, No.10. Nov 2008.
Available Format: web

A Few Things Every Instruction Librarian Should Know About Copyright
Kleinman, Molly. LOEX Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 2. Summer 2008.
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The Semantic Web in Education – What happens when the read-write web gets smart enough to help us
organize and evaluate the information it provides?

Ohler, Jason. Educause Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 4. 2008.
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An open source textbook is more than a book
Blankenhorn, Dana. ZDNet.
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Why “Share” and how can OER and OCW benefit people in these difficult economic times?
Dr. Curt Bonk, Professor of Indiana University and President of SurveyShare, Inc.
Available Format: web

Interviews and Presentations

An Interview with Ahrash Bissell of the Creative Commons
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Moving Towards a Model for Open Content Provision Through ccLearn
Available Format: web

A Portal to Media Literacy. Michael Wesch at the University of Manitoba.
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The New Rules of Copyright. An interview with Ahrash Bissell by Judy Salpeter.
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An Interview with Terry Anderson: Open Education Resources
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Why I love Creative Commons. A short video by multi-purpose librarian Molly Kleinman.
Available Format: web

Global Concept, Local Practices: State of the Research on OCW in Chinese
Available Format: web

Open Up!
Brian Lamb’s keynote at the ITC 2009 e-Learning conference.
Available Format: web

Open Education Around the World
Stian Haklev and Jim Slotta’s presentation at OISE Education Commons.
Available Format: web

ccLearn Workshop at Stanford Open Source Lab
Ahrash Bissell talks about “Open source, open content, open practices. What is “open”, why is it compelling, and where is all of this heading?”
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It’s All About Creativity: Creative Commons and Copyright
Available Format: web

OER, Patterns and Learning Design
by Grainne Conole, Professor of e-learning, The Open University University website
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Blogs

OER Blogs
“Dedicated to growing the Open Educational Resources movement.”
Available Format: web

OpenCourseWare blog
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Open Education
Dedicated to tracking the changes occurring in education today.
Available Format: web

OERderves
A node of many in the cause to advance Open Educational Resources wordwide
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The Chronicle
Source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
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Terra Incognita
Platform where users can share experiences to craft a collective story about online learning from multiple first perspectives.
Available Format: [2]web
     Does Accessibility Present Copyright Issues?

Educationload
The personal blog of twidox co-founder Nicholas MacGowan von Holstein discussing educational and open educational resources news.
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Weblogg-ed: learning with the read/write web
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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC
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Nixty: Empowering Education for Everyone
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Molly Kleinman, Multi-Purpose Librarian
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CC How To’s:
     #1: How to Attribute a Creative Commons licensed work
     #2: How to use a work with a NonCommercial license
     #3: How to use a work with a Share Alike license
     #4: How to use a work with a No Derivatives license

New America Foundation – The Higher Ed Watch Blog
Available Format: web
     Guest Post: A Textbook Proposal for Obama

Iterating Toward Openness – David Wiley
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     Contra NC – Mostly

Informational Sites

OER Handbook
A guide to Open Educational Resources. From creating OER’s to starting projects around them, this WikiEducator site has mini-handbooks for educators, institutions and policymakers.
Available Format: [3]web

SmartCopying
A comprehensive guide to copyright issues affecting Australian Schools
Available Format: [4]web

SmartCopying – Creative Commons Resources for Schools
Available Format: web
     Creative Commons: A Quick Overview
     Creative Commons Information Pack

Open eLearning Content Observatory Services
Tutorials intend to support students and teachers in the creation, re-use and sharing of eLearning material.
Available Format: [5]web

Qedoc
Interactive learning resources which centre on quiz-making and quiz-taking.
Available Format: [6]web

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
Cornell University’s table where you can quickly discover the public domain status of a work by its date or type.

Available Format: web

INST7150 – Introduction to Open Education, Fall 2007
David Wiley, Instructional Technology, Utah University. Open Courseware.
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OER Introduction
Judy Baker, Foothill College. Open Courseware.
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Web & Where 2.0+
A day long Arts Intensive captured in video, presented by the Northern California Grantmakers Arts Loan Fund and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Available Format: web

UNESCO OER Community Wiki
“This site was originally created by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) as a place where members of the UNESCO OER Community can work together on questions, issues and documents.”
Available Format: web

Short Course on Structured Course Development, Learning Objects, and E-Learning Standards
“This short course is intended to provide a basic overview of structured course development, learning objects, and e-learning standards and specifications.”
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Copyright Advisory Network and Digital Copyright Slider
The American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy’s website “for librarians to learn about copyright and seek feedback and advice from fellow librarians and copyright specialists.” The Digital Copyright Slider is a tool that indicates the copyright status of a work depending on when it was first published.
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Creative Commons for Librarians
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Handout — Creative Commons Facts and Resources
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ZaidLearn

100+ Open Courseware Resources for Teachers
by Alisa Miller
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Open Educational Resources Grapevine
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How to Attribute a Creative Commons Licensed Work
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The Open Movement and Libraries, Seminar in Information Science
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Teacher Training Videos
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100 Free Open Courseware Classes About Open Source Everything
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OnTheCommons.org
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Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright. A resource by the Library of Congress.
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The Educator’s Guide to the Creative Commons
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Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
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     List of Open Textbooks
     PPT Presentation: “And the Textbook is … free? Open Educational Resources”

Open|Web|Content|Education Course
A six week online course where educators learn about open content licensing, open web technologies and open teaching methods. Co-organized by Mozilla, ccLearn and P2PU.
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OER Remix – The Game
A deck of cards designed to enable a number of games exploring the intricacies of open content license compatibility issues and the difficulties these create for anyone who wants to remix open educational resources. Designed by David Wiley.
Available Format: web

Know Your Copyrights – Tips for Faculty and Teaching Assistants in Higher Education
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Textbook Affordability Task Force
University of California, Berkeley.
Available Format: web

The Master List of Free Online College Courses
universitiesandcolleges.org
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30+ Places to Find Creative Commons Media
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Fair Use

Open.Michigan: Fair Use
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Copyright and Fair Use by Temple University’s Media Education Lab
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Fair Use and Copyright by American University School of Communication’s Center for Social Media
Available Format: web

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education
Available Format: [hhttp://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/resources/publications/code_for_media_literacy_education/ web]

Professor James Boyle’s Intellectual Property Page at Duke Law School
Available Format: web

Freedom To Teach: an Educational Fair Use Project, at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society
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Copyright & Fair Use at Stanford University Libraries
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Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers), from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
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Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright, an A2K Conference Panel
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Multilingual Resources

Recursos Educativos Multilingües Sobre Característica Intelectual y el Public Domain
Available Format: web

OER Resource Collections

Issue Lab – OER Research
UNESCO OER Community
Available Format: web

OER Commons — OER Matters
Available Format: web

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