The CC Certificates project is currently in beta form and will be released to the public in April 2018. This blog is an archive of materials published during development of the project.
We have a new community area for people interested in talking about the certification project. Creative Commons recently announced the opening of their new real time conversation place on Slack. It’s quite active and a bit easier to use then the existing IRC channel (though if you love IRC, the two spaces are now connected). […]
“Take a mere sliver of an idea, and ask it questions. Put on different glasses and look at it again. Stand in another person’s shoes and see how it looks from there. You’ll be surprised at the clarity that this can produce.” This concept of a “Thinkathon” is timely as we work to build the […]
This image is from the imagination of Bryan Mathers who releases similar sketched ideas under a Creative Commons license on his Visual Thinkery site. As he describes his work: These visual thoughts are usually a result of a conversation, stumbling across a blog post or someone tweeting some verbiage at me. All these images are […]
We are asking everyone (yes that includes you) to share ideas about what a Creative Commons Certification might mean to you, and also, what you would expect as a process to earn one. Here is how to tell us. This was an idea I floated in a post originally published on my blog, from which […]
The Creative Commons Certification project will be shared at the 13th Annual Open Education Conference November 2–4, 2016 in Richmond, VA. This presentation by Paul Stacey and Alan Levine plays a bit at the “MOOC” acronym with it’s title In the MOOD: Building the Creative Commons Certification: Deeply woven into successful open education and pedagogy […]
With Creative Commons now being used by people all over the world to openly license over a billion pieces of content, a good working knowledge of what Creative Commons is and how it works is critical. Creative Commons is developing a series of certificates to provide organizations and individuals with a range of options for […]
It was like a brand new day. Officially, the first day of work on my new project with Creative Commons, which is to help them design a curriculum (of sorts) and a system to provide certifications in the understanding and application of CC. It will be openly licensed (of course), and have an ability to […]