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Similarly, the sources and the rights of images needs to be taken just as seriously as choosing an image. OpenPhoto A little more barebones than the other sites, but with a variety of content that is sourced in a wiki-like way. I'm not a lawyer (I don't even play one on TV), but I can tell you that many online images are covered by a Creative Commons license. What's Creative Commons ? This license is often compared to open source software licenses.

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Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

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A tag is a collaboratively generated, open-ended labeling system that enables Internet users to categorize content such as Web pages, online photographs, and Web links. When in doubt, pick the tag that seems to have the most links -- this is the leading tag of the options youre considering, so hopefully will emerge as the dominant focal point (so you dont have to check "open-source," "opensource," and "open_source" to keep on top of the big world of open source).

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Forget e-readers, I just want a CC-reader

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Content by Cory Doctorow – selected essays on technology, creativity, copyright and the future of the future, which is essential reading for anyone in publishing or technology – and happens to have a lot of great insight into ebooks and e-readers. Content: Print Edition What both books have in common is that they’ve been made available as free downloads under Creative Commons licence.

Using Blogs to Enhance Learning – Some Helpful Tips - OpenEducation.net

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Open Education. Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students ,â?? Whether it is the use of Wikis or podcasts or implementing a tool like Voicethread to enhance a power point suggestion, the same set of discussion points should be implemented. But if a teacher is seeking reactions from a collective group the tool to use would be a wiki or a discussion forum. October 10, 2008 Over at Open Education there is a post about using blogs with students.Â

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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It was originally part of a class wiki. This definition captures the following salient aspects, which seem to be common across all current viewpoints: PLEs are effectively controlled by the individual, thus decoupled from institutional portals like university Virtual Learning Environments (VLE) or workplace Learning Management Systems (LMS) for which the design goals are in response to institutional requirements. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons licence.

Gin, Television, and Social Surplus - Here Comes Everybody

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We know all the forces that combine to make these kinds of things work: theres an interesting community over here, theres an interesting sharing model over there, those people are collaborating on open source software. Its a Wiki Map for crime in Brazil. But its something society knows without society really knowing it, which is to say theres no public source where you can take advantage of it. Powered by Movable Type Open Source. Here Comes Everybody.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

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Note that the Google Toolbar automatically inserts the source URL. I usually keep Gmail open in a tab in my browser. So, as long as you have Gmail open, Twitter will IM you the latest news when it hits. We are now developing an open source "business application platform" (think salesforce.com). I just use copy and paste, and Google email editor does an excellent job to maintain source format. Wikis. Micro Persuasion.