I think what is mainly new is structuring the content into a guide like this. Key contenet areas are: - What are open educational resources? - Open educational resources – the story so far - Finding and sharing open educational resources - Open licensing - Approaches to releasing, using, reusing and repurposing open educational resources - The rationale for adopting open educational resources - Practical guidance: Manage, Find , Use and Reuse, Release, Share, License, Track, Collaborate - Benefits case studies: Teacher, Learner, Institution, Communitities
UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey recently announced that the UK Government will consider extending the Public Lending Right (PLR) programme to include e-books. Under the PLR legislation, authors of the e-books would have the right to receive payment for the loans of their books by public libraries.
Jisc Legal has published a BYOD toolkit in response to the rise in learners and employees using their personal computing devices (typically smart phones and tablets) in the work and learning environment.
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