November 18

CC Licensing for Collections and Remixes

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

October 27

CC License Flavors

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The Creative Commons license itself comes in several flavors, depending on how many of the rights normally included in “all rights reserved” you want to retain, and which ones you want to be more flexible on. Each of these licenses exist in three […]

October 23

Outline of my new #EnvHist course

  As part of preparing content for this Spring’s “People In the Environment” section I’m teaching on American Environmental History, I’m “porting” my textbook over to a full-on OER (open educational resource). This should allow me to make the content available to students in a less expensive and more flexible version, in both print and […]

October 19

Zotero Groups & Fair Use

  As I’m beginning to prepare for my American Environmental History course next semester, I’ve started a Zotero Group containing a bibliography of some of the books that contain chapter readings and some journal articles I’m going to assign, or that are available for students working on term papers. So far, these are just books […]

October 14

OER EnvHist!

  In addition to the Creative Commons course I’m taking this semester, I’m also involved in a project to turn my American Environmental History textbook into an OER (Open Educational Resource) prior to using it to teach a course called “People In the Environment: Environmental History” in the Spring semester. “People In the Environment” is […]

October 13

What is Copyright?

Another installment of History in 5-or-so Minutes, this one also for my Creative Commons class, about copyrights. what they are, when they were first used, how theyre used today: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. And here’s the text, in case you want to follow along: Copyright was first […]

October 12

What’s the Problem with Proudhon?

The latest installment of History in 5-or-so Minutes, which actually comes in at about 4 minutes! Enjoy! And here’s the text: In discussion this week with my two Modern World History sections, I ran into some interesting responses to the passage from Proudhon I had some of them read. This week we were talking about […]