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Open licensing

Understand open licensing, types of licences, issues and challenges, the impact of open licensing and digitization of intellectual property, as well as different business models associated with open licensing.

Open Educational Resources and Higher Education

This paper examines the concept of OER in more detail, offering a simple, clear definition, explaining the economic and educational potential behind that definition, introducing examples of OER practices around the world, exploring legal considerations, and highlighting some of the challenges to releasing the transformative potential of OER.

Made with Creative Commons

A Creative Commons guide on how to share resources and creativity, but also maintain a sustainable organization.

Creative Commons

This study explores the status of the creation, use, and management of open education resources (OER) in Kenya. OER, which to a large extent depend on access to Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), are seen by proponents as a way to improve access to and quality of education.

Working Together: Publishers and Open Educational Resources

The policy paper notes that open educational resources have worked well as complements to textbooks and commercial content, but the experience of the past decade — with free content on the Internet aiming to replace publisher-created textbooks— has demonstrated that it is difficult to maintain the quality, efficacy and sustainability necessary for good education.

Elephant in the Room Powerpoint presentation at IBBY Africa 24.8.2017

Powerpoint presentation accompanying the paper, Elephant in the Room: The Rise of Open Licensing in Early Literacy in Africa, presented to the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Regional Conference in Kampala in August, 2017.

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