CC and TAACCCT for MCCA Conference 2013 (St. Louis)
and the U.S. DOL TAACCCT Program
MCCA 2013 Convention, St. Louis MO
Billy Meinke / @billymeinke
Project Assistant, Creative Commons
This presentation licensed CC BY
WHO AM I?
M.Ed (University of Hawaii, Manoa)
K-12 and Higher Ed
Online Course Design & Facilitation
Open Web, to Open Education
We can provide education opportunities to everyone.
WHO ARE THE OPEN PARTNERS?
CMU Open Learning Initiative
Open, high quality, accessible learning resources.
WHAT IS CC?
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables
the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free
WHAT IS OER?
"OER are teaching, learning, and research
resources that reside in the public domain
or have been released under an intellectual
property license that permits their free use
and re-purposing by others."
"Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal
and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity,
sharing, and innovation."
AREAS OF WORK
Global Affiliate Network
education | government | science | culture
ICON BY JER R Y WANG , FROM T HE NOUN PR OJECT
OPEN (IS BETTER!)
4 R'S OF REUSE
Reuse | Revise | Remix | Redistribute
CC BY <--for TAACCCT
CC BY ND
CC0 (public domain dedication)
WHAT OUR LICENSES DO
Provide a simple, standardized way for creators to grant
copyright permissions to their creative work.
ICON BY I LSUR APT UKOV , FROM T HE NOUN PR OJECT
Wikipedia (all CC BY-SA)
Flickr (250M+ open-licensed media)
YouTube (4M+ videos)
Khan Academy (3,000+ videos)
MIT OCW (2000+ courses)
~500 million works now, and lots more each day.
CASE STUDY > U.S. DOL TAACCCT
Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career
Training Grant Program (TAACCCT)
$2B Federal grant over 4 years (2011-2015)
Development of open courseware, all CC BY
This is YOU! (we talk about TAACCCT a lot)
CC BY REQUIREMENT FOR TAACCCT
All materials produced or modified with DOL funds are to
be openly licensed CC BY
Deliverables are to be primarily OER, combined with
proprietary content based on specifics of grant
Building a pool of OER that will provide a foundation for 2year institutions
“to ensure that materials developed with
funds provided by these grants result in
work that can be freely reused and
improved by others.”
WHAT WILL THIS OPEN LICENSING DO?
Allow for greatest sharing and reuse
Allow for updates/improvements, customization, and
extension of your efforts (with credit given to you!)
Help impact many populations beyond the origin population
GIFT / STEFAN PARNAROV / THE NOUN PROJECT
YOU ARE JOINING THE OER MOVEMENT
Thousands of organizations, institutions, and educators
around the world
Dedication to furthering universal access to education
MoHealthWINs is an excellent example of professionalism
and quality OER production