American University

For Support Of Creative Commons-USA

  • Amount
    $825,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/17/2017
  • Term
    39 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law operates the Creative Commons-USA program. CC-USA will work to educate policymakers about the educational and economic benefits of OER, explain the role of CC licenses in making OER "open," and build and disseminate policy models and legal tools for OER creation and sustainability.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.american.edu 
Address
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-8033
Grants to this Grantee
for partnering with networks and content developers to build capacity for high-quality OER  
The Project on Copyright and Open Licensing is part of the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law. With this grant, the project will work to remove real and perceived legal barriers in developing OER and to provide educational materials and technical support for the creation of OER by individuals and institutions, with a focus on copyright law and Creative Commons licensing. An intended outcome of this effort is to advance equity and inclusion in education systems by increasing access to authorship and representation of diverse perspectives in instructional materials. (Substrategy: Field Building)

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