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Thursday, April 12, 2007

More on CC Learn

Justin Appel, Wanted: Single standard for open-content licenses, eSchool News, April 10, 2007.

The movement toward open course materials for education has created something of a problem: Although a number of repositories have been set up to allow users to download sharable online content, many of these sites contain materials that use different licensing agreements [hindering their interoperability]. Now, a new initiative from the nonprofit Creative Commons aims to solve this problem. Called CC Learn, the project seeks to create a single, standard licensing framework that can encompass all open educational resources....