OPEN-Educational Technologies & Resources <ul><li>G. Andrew Page, Ph.D </li></ul><ul><li>March 17, 2010 </li></ul>
What is  ? <ul><li>Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build...
What is  “Open Education”? <ul><li>&quot;A central pillar of the academic community is its commitment to the free flow of ...
Open Education Resources  <ul><li>Connexions  is a global repository hosted by Rice University. Anyone may view or contrib...
Open Access
Free Graphics <ul><li>Pics4Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>American Memory </li></ul><ul><li...
FREE but Not Open <ul><li>* Ad-Aware Free: Stops spyware </li></ul><ul><li>*FreeConference.com: Unlimited conference calls...
Free Audio <ul><li>OpenSource Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Ruccas </li></ul><ul><li>Free Play Music </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Eff...
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  1. 1. OPEN-Educational Technologies & Resources <ul><li>G. Andrew Page, Ph.D </li></ul><ul><li>March 17, 2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is ? <ul><li>Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons provides free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is “Open Education”? <ul><li>&quot;A central pillar of the academic community is its commitment to the free flow of information and ideas. This commitment to sharing is essential to scholarly discovery and innovation. It is also central to helping learners engage, absorb, and apply knowledge in order to advance personally and academically. Finally, this commitment to openness provides the foundation for leveraging resources, both within and among institutions, to strengthen the creation, transmission, and preservation of knowledge.&quot; - Educause Values </li></ul>
  4. 4. Open Education Resources <ul><li>Connexions is a global repository hosted by Rice University. Anyone may view or contribute. </li></ul><ul><li>CK-12 provides free, online up-to-date, standards-aligned, science, technology, engineering and mathematics content to K-12 students. </li></ul><ul><li>EveryStockPhoto.com - Search engine that can be used to find free images on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>FREE.ed.gov offers more than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Incompetech is a collection of Creative Commons licensed music. </li></ul><ul><li>Khan Academy provides 800+ YouTube tutorials covering math, science, and finance problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources from pre-school to post secondary education. </li></ul><ul><li>Search by Creative Commons provides a convenient way to access search engines that include CC licensed materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia Commons is a media repository for public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips). On September 2, 2009 the number of files on Wikimedia Commons passed 5,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube EDU is a collection of videos and channels from higher education institutions. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Open Access
  6. 6. Free Graphics <ul><li>Pics4Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>American Memory </li></ul><ul><li>Free Foto </li></ul><ul><li>Geek Philosopher </li></ul><ul><li>Pbase World Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Smithsonian </li></ul>112 Best Free Downloads, Services, Sites (PC)
  7. 7. FREE but Not Open <ul><li>* Ad-Aware Free: Stops spyware </li></ul><ul><li>*FreeConference.com: Unlimited conference calls </li></ul><ul><li>* OpenOffice.org: Microsoft Office alternative </li></ul><ul><li>* The GIMP: Tool-rich image editor </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul>
  8. 8. Free Audio <ul><li>OpenSource Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Ruccas </li></ul><ul><li>Free Play Music </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Effects </li></ul>

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