NZ’s Wayne Macintosh on Open Education and Policy

Creative Commons HQ “CC Talks With” series presents … WikiEducator’s Wayne Mackintosh: Open Education and Policy (by Timothy Vollmer) At the beginning of this year we announced a revised approach to our education plans, focusing our activities to support of the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement. In order to do so we have worked hard […]

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Open Education Resources New Zealand inaugural newsletter

The Open Education Resources Portal for New Zealand Schools aims to create an online community for foster the collaborative development and sharing of online resources in support of the national NZ curriculum. OERNZ’s first newsletter (CC-BY) celebrates the Open Education Resource Commons for New Zealand Schools and encourages educators to get involved. “It’s a natural […]

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Survey of how people define ‘noncommercial’ use

Creative Commons has published a new study in collaboration with Netpop Research (and with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation) called Defining “Noncommercial:” A Survey of How the Online Population Defines “Noncommercial” Use. The study was conducted via empirical online surveys, open access polls, interviews and focus group discussions to investigate understandings of ‘noncommercial […]

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Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is a publicly-subsidised vocational education and training organisation located in Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand. It provides a range of vocational courses, offering certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate studies in Travel and Tourism, through Automotive Engineering to Midwifery. Taking an open view of teaching, learning and research, Otago Polytechnic reconsidered […]

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NZ on Screen

NZ On Screen is an NZ On Air initiative that commenced in 2007. As NZ On Air has funded over 15,000 hours of local television production, NZ On Screen has become an integral part of its digital strategy delivering much of this content, previously not easily accessible, to the public. The majority of NZ On […]

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Mukuna Ltd.

The Mukuna Gig Guide is a service that helps bands, venues, promoters and punters find each other on the Auckland and Wellington events calendar, and uses Creative Commons to release event information online. “Mukuna’s aim is to provide accurate and informative music event listings, with as little bias as possible,” says co-founder Jeff Root. “We […]

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Knives at Noon

Knives at Noon are a progressive New Zealand band formed in late 2007 by vocalist and guitar player, Andrew Ketels, synth and bass player, Oli Wilson and drummer, Tim Couch. Having just been placed in the top 32 bands for MTV’s Kickstart Competition and completing a national tour (finishing up with a session at the […]

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New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

Overview The NZETC, a free online archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials, was created in 2002 as part of the University of Victoria Library. Since then, the centre has grown its accessible collection to over 2,600 texts that feature in an online library. Their four main objectives are To create […]

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Sarah Stewart

Midwife, e-mentoring researcher and blogger, Sarah Stewart is working to encourage international communication using Creative Commons. Her website Sarah’s Musings is a valuable resource for anyone interested in health education and development, social networking tools and CC’s role in role Open Access at Otago Polytechnic. Tell us a bit about your work, and what makes […]

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Student CC Work

Jared Cleary Jared is budding art student with a particular interest in 3D Animation who has chosen to release his final 3D animation class project, “Zombee Mirror” on YouTube with a CC licence. He first heard about CC when the art hosting website DeviantART integrated Creative Commons licences into the process of uploading material to […]

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