Monday, October 24, 2011

They are A-Changin': Blackboard Goes For Sharing

For the times they are a-changin'.
Even Blackboard has realized you have to share:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/in-victory-for-open-education-movement-blackboard-embraces-sharing/33776

"...Today the company announced plans to add a “Share” button that will let professors make those learning materials free and open online...."

5 comments:

  1. They are getting there their iPhone and Facebook link has been very helpful to my students.

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  2. I'm still uncertain how I feel about all uploaded content being owned by them - is this the case with Google Blogger and Twitter? Do they own the content the way that Blackboard and Facebook do?

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  3. Google used to lay no claim to content (and thereby wisely avoided being sued for copyright infringement) but I am not sure that is still the case.

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  4. It would definitely be good to investigate who owns our content at this stage! Hmmmm....I can hear it now..."Whose content?" Our content!"

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