Creating open educational resources
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Round 5: Odd one out

Wikis

Which wiki is the odd one out?

a. 

Wikipedia


b. 

Wikileaks


c. 

Wikiversity


d. 

Wikimedia Commons


e. 

Wikibooks


The correct answer is b.

Answer

Wikileaks is the odd one out.

Broadcasters

Which broadcaster is the odd one out, and why?

a. 

BBC


b. 

Al Jazeera


c. 

CNN


The correct answer is b.

Answer

Al Jazeera is the odd one out because it applies a Creative Commons licence.

In early 2009, Al Jazeera launched a Creative Commons Repository, a section of its website dedicated to posting videos under the CC Attribution licence. More recently Al Jazeera launched Al Jazeera Blogs, a website featuring posts written by prominent journalists and correspondents from Al Jazeera television network, all released under a CC BY-NC-ND licence.

https://creativecommons.org/ who-uses-cc [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Governments

Which seat of government is the odd one out, and why?

a. 

The Élysée Palace


b. 

10 Downing Street


c. 

The Kremlin


d. 

The White House


The correct answer is d.

Answer

The White House is the odd one out because the Obama Administration has used Creative Commons licences in a variety of ways, from licensing presidential campaign photos, releasing information on transition site Change.gov via a CC Attribution licence, to requiring that third party content posted on Whitehouse.gov be made available via CC Attribution.

https://creativecommons.org/ who-uses-cc

Copyrights

Which of these is the odd one out, and why?

a. 

Creative Commons Corporation


b. 

The OER Foundation


c. 

International Intellectual Property Alliance


The correct answer is c.

Answer

The International Intellectual Property Alliance is the odd one out because it is anti-Creative Commons and open source.

Repositories

Which of these correctly lists four repositories containing OERs?

a. 

Humbox, Flickr, Gemstone, Knowledge Cloud


b. 

Knowledge Network, EduTube, Jorum, Sky


c. 

Jorum, OpenLearn, MITOpenCourseWare, MERLOT


d. 

OpenLearn, Humbox, Walk, Flickr


The correct answer is c.

Answer

The coprrect answer is ‘Jorum, OpenLearn, MITOpenCourseWare, MERLOT’.

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