Presentation on theme: "Professor Anne Fitzgerald and Neale Hooper Queensland University of Technology Law Faculty Creative Commons Australia Creative Commons and Innovation QUT,"— Presentation transcript:
Premier’s message at “So that people using our data can do so effectively, agencies must provide it in a standard way. Agencies will: follow metadata standards apply clear licences (preferably open licences such as Creative Commons) assess and advise of data quality outline any limitations on data use.”
Blackboard xpLor xpLor is a new cloud-based learning object repository that will work across the various learning management systems (LMS) in use at educational institutions Objective is to dissolve content boundaries between LMS’s and institutions so that instructors can more easily share, discover, and reuse course content. xpLor has CC licensing options - instructors and institutions can create, share, and build on each other’s CC-licensed content through the same interface.
Blackboard xpLor – CC BY default
The future of OER Increased direct funding from government for the creation of OER
Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT): US $2 billion in funding provided under federal education fund to create OER resources for use in community colleges P062311PS-0339 by The White House (US Government Work)
Open Book Project An initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization Initiative will: Support the creation of Arabic-language Open Educational Resources (OER) and the translation of existing OER into Arabic.OER Disseminate the resources free of charge through project partners and their platforms. Offer training and support to governments, educators, and students to put existing OER to use and develop their own. Raise awareness of the potential of OER and promote uptake of online learning materials.
Australian Research Council (ARC) Open Access policy Effective 1 January 2013 Any publications arising from an ARC supported research project must be deposited into an open access institutional repository within a twelve (12) month period from the date of publication Requirement subject to legal or contractual obligations (i.e. restrictive publishing contracts which prohibit/do not allow for open access)