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  • Digital Fluency Course: Module 2 - Working with OER

    This module is aimed at providing the learner with basic guidance on OER, including underlying concepts, and encouraging practical use of OER. The first topic covers the basic definition of OER, their forms and repositories. Topic two introduces the learner to OER licensing, particularly Creative Commons licences (CC). The third topic covers ways that OER can be adapted and produced. Topic...

  • Creating OER and Combining Licenses

    This video is intended to help you choose compatible resources and choose a valid license for your work. Suppose you are developing an open educational resource (OER), and you want to use some other OER within yours. If you create a derivative work by adapting or combining works offered under Creative Common licenses, you must not only follow the terms of each of the licenses involved, but...

  • OER Copyright and Licensing Toolkit

    This toolkit is aimed at higher education stakeholders who are working with Open Educational Resources (OER). It explains the notion of copyright and describes the different licensing options available to the author/creator of a work. Whether you are wanting to license your own work, or are tasked with clearing copyrighted documents, you will find comprehensive information about the basic...

  • OER in Africa - The What and the How

    This presentation by Tessa Welch to the Unisa Teaching and Learning Festival provides an overview of OER, copyright matters and on how to find OER.

  • AgShare Resource Guide: Freely available academic readings to supplement course modules

    This resource guide is a compendium of the individual handbooks that were prepared for the AgShare university partners [1]. It is subdivided into sections, such as lecture materials, student readings, websites, and video. [1] http://www.oerafrica.org/agshare/AgShareHome/tabid/1290/Default.aspx

  • New Zealand Government Open Access and Licensing Framework (NZGOAL)

    The New Zealand Government Open Access and Licensing framework (NZGOAL) was approved by Cabinet on 5 July 2010 as government guidance for State Services agencies to follow when releasing copyright works and non-copyright material for re-use by third parties. It standardises the licensing of government copyright works for re-use using Creative Commons licences and recommends the use of ?no-...

  • Guidelines for developing OER at UWC Faculty of Dentistry

    These guidelines have arisen from the University of Western Cape (UWC) Faculty of Dentistry’s experiences of participating in the African Health OER pilot project. It covers copyright policy, attribution and acknowledgement procedures, and the peer review process for content released as Open Education Resources (OER).

  • CC Licenses and Trademarks: A Guide for Organizational OER Creators and Distributors

    This primer is a guide to understanding the relationship between your rights as a copyright owner using Creative Commons licenses (particularly CC BY) and your trademark rights within the context of open educational resources (?OER?). Many people in the OER community are under the mistaken impression that copyright is the only tool at their disposal to protect and control their work and that...

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