The difficulties with licensing your work; a critique of free cultural works

The first difficulty to address is why the open education community accepts the non-commercial license as non-free. For starters, there is an essay at Freedom Defined arguing not only why these licenses are non-free, but how they actually make the “situation worse than the traditional copyright model.” They then go on to state the reasons…

NM Community BigBlueButton Project

NM Education Leaders, Status update: alpha testing only, server broken, audio/video down, screen sharing still up open to public (05-02-20; 09:26pm)Status update: server on hiatus until STUN malfunction and browser inter-operability issues are fixed (Winter 2020) I have created a NM Community Big Blue Button instance and it is open for testing. The NM Community…

Digital Learning – Hardware, Software, Workflow & Lifestyle

In the last post, I shared what my fallback teaching methodology is for digital learning classes, but I focused mainly on the pedagogy and not the infrastructure or, guiding framework, underpinning those approaches. I did not talk about what types of software/hardware I use, how those help me work, and why/how I came to choose…

OERu

How I found the OERu and a bit about why it matters … Today’s educational landscape is adopting technological innovations at every level. There is little discussion, however, about how we incorporate these tools into the educational microsystem, and less about which ones to use and why. As a result, districts, colleges, etc., are offering…

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