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OPEN SOURCE: INFORMATION ACCESS, ECONOMICS, & EDUCATION: Keyterms

References from Wikipedia.com

Open Knowledge

term used to denote a set of principles and methodologies related to the production and distribution of knowledge goods in an open manner

Open Access

is free online access to articles that have traditionally been published in scholarly journals. Most open access material in this context is distributed via the World Wide Web. [1]

publishing of scholarly & educational materials

Budapest Open Access Initiative

Open Data:

Open Content

Wikipedia

formed to facilitate the democratization of knowledge

Intellectual property

number of distinct types of legal monopolies over creations of the mind, both artistic and commercial, and the corresponding fields of law.[1] Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs.

Copyright

is a form of intellectual property that gives the author of an original work exclusive right for a certain time period in relation to that work, including its publication, distribution and adaptation, after which time the work is said to enter the public domain.

hijacking

Patent

trademark

tradesecrets

may lead to a legal monopoly

instrumental in the commercialization of cyberspace

Public Domain

is an intellectual property designation for the range of content that is not owned or controlled by anyone. These materials are "public property", and available for anyone to use freely for any purpose.

FLOSS(free/libre/open source software)

is software that is liberally licensed to grant the right of users to study, change, and improve its design through the availability of its source code.

Open Source software

an approach to the design, development, and distribution of software, offering practical accessibility to a software's source code.

Open Source Definition

Free Software

is software that can be used, studied, and modified without restriction, and which can be copied and redistributed in modified or unmodified form either without restriction, or with minimal restrictions only to ensure that further recipients can also do these things and that manufacturers of consumer-facing hardware allow user modifications to their hardware.

Free Software Foundation

Licencing

Copyleft, GNU General Public License

Creative Commons licenses

Open Source licenses

Open Source Software in Education

Reference: Lakhan, Shaheen E., and Kavita Jhunjhunwala. 2008. Open Source Software in Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 31(2): 32-40. Available at http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Quarterl y/OpenSourceSoftwareinEduca/46592. Lakhan, Shaheen E., and Kavita Jhunjhunwala. 2008. Open Source Software in Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 31(2): 32- 40. Available at http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Q Lakhan, Shaheen E., and Kavita Jhunjhunwala. 2008. Open Source Software in Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 31(2): 32- 40. Available at http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Quarterl y/OpenSourceSoftwareinEduca/46592. Lakhan, Shaheen E., and Kavita Jhunjhunwala. 2008. Open Source Software in Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 31(2): 32- 40. Available at http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Quarterl y/OpenSourceSoftwareinEduca/46592.

Open Source Curriculum

(OSC) An movement to make source material accessible to students, instructor, administrators, parents, and governing bodies.  Designers, content experts, and technical advisors work together to create a complete curriculum, to which all users can contribute.

Curriki

MIT OpenCourseWare

Connexions

Open Educational Resources

(OER) are online resources that provide free applications and learning materials for academic institutions.  These resources can be modified and redistiributed.

Learning Management Systems

Moodle

Web 2.0

wikis

blogs

podcasts

Advantages

Free license fees for software Flexibility of open source products: customizable, updated with new features from open source community Service continuity: large, collaborative open source network reduces risk of loss of service; volunteer help is available through online forums Continous improvement Students and teachers are more directly involved in e-learning vs a decreased role of adminstration

Disadvantages

Software may be hard to use for beginners Open source products may not be compatible with other software. There are no guarantees on time of project completion, which depend on volunteers, funding and resources. Intellectual property rights may have legal implications for patents of open source software. Product documentation and customer support are not a priority.