Challenge #10 – Where can I continue my professional development in open education

Open education is only one aspect of teaching and learning, but hopefully by now you can see the possibilities for educators.   Ongoing professional development and connection to an open education community are ways to continue to expand teaching and learning practices. Fortunately, this is very easy to do in …

Challenge #9 – How can myself or my students collaboratively create open, online content?

A SPLOT (also known as the TRU Writer)  is a WordPress theme that is very simple for faculty or students to use to create and contribute content in a website on the web.  Creating a post is as simple as using a web form and students can contribute anonymously or …

Challenge #3 – What is a Creative Commons license and why is it useful?

  If you’ve heard about open textbooks, open education resources (also commonly referred to as OER) you may have also heard about something called a Creative Commons license, or CC licenses. For a many years, copyright or all rights reserved was the default for creators of content.  There wasn’t a …