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Why Monica (Crowley) Matters | ACADEME BLOG
"Crowley was actually breaking a law and also fraudulently claiming academic work as her own. Whatever we think of our copyright laws (and I do find them overly restrictive), they need to be respected at least as long as they are on the books."
cc  webpublishing  en3177  copyright 
january 2017 by mcmorgan
Why Free Is Not the Future of Digital Content in Education | WIRED
Oh FFS. The good stuff is in the comments. Sometimes it's a joy to watch a self-serving educational publisher blather on about things outside her understanding. A brush this wide helps tar the entire enterprise. Well done MARY CULLINANE.
Oer  cc  DE 
april 2015 by mcmorgan
Open Pedagogy: The Importance of Getting In the Air
“Open pedagogy” is the universe of teaching and learning practices that are possible when you adopt OER but are impossible when you adopt traditionally copyrighted materials. Earlier than infancy, this field is still embryonic in its development. This is largely due to the fact that copyright is so universal in its overreaching that it has become ubiquitous, pervasive, ambient. The restrictions of copyright shackle and direct our behavior as invisibly but constantly as the proverbial water the proverbial fish is incapable of seeing. As I’ve written before:
Oer  fedwiki  pedagogy  cc  copyright 
march 2015 by mcmorgan
Elsevier is taking down papers from | Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week
Can Elsevier be any more condescending? Welcome to Academics Got Talent, with Elsey playing Simon.
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december 2013 by mcmorgan
London Landscape TV (HD 720p)
A labor of love: weekly video podcasts of London by Nick Lansley. Carefully filmed and edited, it gives a street / bus level view of areas of London.
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october 2008 by mcmorgan

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