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ET Collective #06

The team gathered again today to update each other on developments over the past week. Richard has been busy speaking with the tutor of the Jesus, Paul and the Early Church module, regarding the use of audio lectures that are contained within the units. He also met with Alison Wride of the Business School who […]

ET Collective #5

As reported in a previous blog we now have the licence-in document ready for use. We have also added a page to our website to give a more inward-looking description of the OER project, detailing exactly why people should sign up. You can read our sales pitch here and comments are welcome. Regarding getting more […]

Licence-in document

We need to handle IPR coming in as well as going out so we reasoned that we need two distinct licences! Licence-indefines the terms under which a contributor gives us material. Licence-out is in effect the Creative Commons process of defining permissions on usage. Our Licence-In document is now available from: http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/oer/wp05.htm.   It has been […]

Reflections: induction session three

In the third induction session a lengthy discussion was held on the subject of insurance and copyright. It didn’t resolve all our queries, but it did raise some issues for further exploration. A provisional flow chart was created, that would be given to the academic with their material. As they annotate their course material, it […]

Reflections: induction session two

In the second session we looked at the working process of creating the material, the metadata and the local repository. The process Materials will be licensed-in to the University from the academic. The material will be printed and given to the academic, with a guidance sheet, for them to mark-up in terms of authorship. Once […]

Retention of copyright at ‘licence-in’

We have been having some lively debates regarding IPR issues.    It seems that the answer to most questions is ‘it all depends’ which is very frustrating when we are seeking definitive answers, which would in turn determine what action then takes place. In conversation with some of our depositors, there is also much mis-information and […]