Category: Technical terms

Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright and Creative Commons

During this week’s lectures, we touched on the subject of copyright, with particular emphasis on digital issues. This is a huge area and also an extremely complex one. With intellectual property, the creator might still have a copy of the original product, even though someone has stolen or copied it.

These issues made me reflect again on the whole area of Open Educational Resources. A good educational resource should have several qualities, one of which is that it should be clearly licenced and free of copyright content.

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First week back

First week back

So for the first blog post here, I’m just going to look back over some things that stood out for me at the end of week 1 of this semester. Other than the overwhelming amount of work that lies ahead, obviously – but I’m sure that will all be worth it.

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