Learn open practices at School of Open.
Why "open"? Universal access to and participation in research, education, and culture is made possible by openness, but not enough people know what it means or how to take advantage of it. We hear about Open Source Software, Open Educational Resources, and Open Access… But what are these movements, who are their communities, and how do they work? Most importantly—how can they help me?
A collaboration with the public. Courses are powered by mentors and learners like you. Whether you are an individual volunteer or organizational representative, we invite you to create a course, run a workshop, or start a training program in your region. The School of Open is coordinated by P2PU and Creative Commons, a globally focused nonprofit dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.
Learning about "open". The School of Open offers online courses, face-to-face workshops, and innovative training programs on the meaning, application, and impact of “openness” in the digital age and its benefit to creative endeavors, education, and research. We offer two types of online courses:
Facilitated courses run for a set period of weeks with an organizer that provides feedback and facilitates discussion. The following courses will launch on a rolling basis in February, March, and April 2014 and will display an OPEN FOR SIGN-UP notice. Please subscribe to be notified of each course start. You can also take a stand-alone course at any time below!
Getting your course featured
Is your course ready for review and publication? Here are the steps towards getting it featured above:
An organizer will add your course once it has undergone the review process. You can read more about the course review process here.
These courses are being developed
We are looking for collaborators for these courses
If you are interested in getting involved in any of the above, please join our discussion list.
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