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For our learners. See instructions on how to earn a free Certificate of Competency in Copyright and Creative Commons licensing here: course.oeru.org/lida103/assess Good luck!

Greetings from πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ @walters and @urmilapol - Welcome to OERu on Mastodon and I hope you enjoy your and OERu courses (respectively).

@maruff Digital content is non-rivalrous in the sense that the supply is not reduced through consumption. The marginal cost of making a copy is near zero, and the original is still accessible. Consequently the question is why apply restrictive "all rights reserved" copyright to digital learning materials? One possible answer is corporate control to generate artificial scarcity from an abundant resource. .../3

@maruff Copying content and claiming it as your own is ethically wrong - That's plagiarism and I can understand why you find it difficult to agree that copying is not theft .../2

@maruff The "Copying is not Theft" video is intentionally provocative. We included this in as a catalyst to think deeper about the rationale and motivations for "applying" copyright on digital resources .../1

youtube.com/watch?v=IeTybKL1pM

@AnaMolina Sending greetings to Mexico City from New Zealand. Ana - welcome to OERu on Mastodon!

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I thought some of you might be interested in a collaboration I am working on! Check out openarthistories.ca/

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Within three days I joined OERu course, I am becoming better exposed, informed, and skilled. Now I know the real meaning and features of OERs and discover mastodon as a pedagogical tool. I can create personal blog and website, etc. I will explore the opportunity to create effective networking. I will introduce the course to colleagues. The experience has been superb!

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