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Winners Announced! – Why Open Education Matters Video Competition


Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the winners of the Why Open Education Matters video competition. The competition was launched in March 2012 to solicit creative videos that clearly communicate the use and potential of free, high-quality Open Educational Resources — or “OER” — and describe the…

U.S. Department of Education includes OER in notice of proposed priorities for grant programs


Today the U.S. Department of Education took another big step in supporting open educational resources (OER). In the¬†Federal Register, the Department released a¬†notice of proposed priorities (NPP): The Secretary of Education proposes priorities that the Department of Education (Department) may use for any appropriate discretionary grant program in fiscal year (FY) 2011 and future years…