23 Things: Thing 11 & 12 Copyright and OER

First of all a confession – I can get quite emotional about copyright and licensing :’} So emotional in fact that Jane Secker’s ALT Conference keynote Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms  actually brought a wee tear to my eye.  You might think I’m making this up but it’s true, and the reason why is that […]

23 Things: Thing 11 & 12 Copyright and OER

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. Open Educational Resources (OERs) are online or digital resources that are available for others to use to support learning. So says the definition on 23 Things. That makes OER interpretable in many different ways, as ‘resources’ are essentially any form of distributed digital media, which become OER as a result of … Continue reading “Thing 12: Open Educational Resources”

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources

Return to 23 Things

With Samhuinn behind us, life is slowly returning to its regular format ( with a hint of regret). And while more photography and personal posts are in the works, I am woefully behind on the 23 Things blogging – and I’ve genuinely been missing the steady weekly learning, so it’s good to be back on […]

Return to 23 Things

23 Things: Thing 10 Wikimedia

Still woefully behind…I should be on Thing 18 by now and I’ve only reached Thing 10 :}  Never mind though because Thing 10 is a wonderful Thing.  Thing 10 is Wikimedia!  It’s a bit of an understatement to say that I am a huge fan of all the Wikimedia projects, whether it’s Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, […]

23 Things: Thing 10 Wikimedia

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources

This is the first Thing I’ve struggled with. My colleagues are all heavily involved with making educational resources openly available (either by producing them or facilitating their distribution by social media, etc.), but it’s not something with which I have direct involvement. Even for the Bonus Thing C, I’ve struggled. All of the material seems […]

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources