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Blog Entry Community Prioritisation of Content Donation: Kannada Wikisource
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:42 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K has initiated a community consultation in order to prioritise and streamline the work on Wikisource projects across FLA. Due to the commitment of volunteers from the respective FLA and the institutional partnerships that A2K has developed we have been able to bring a large corpus of content under free licence into our Wikisource projects. CIS-A2K promotes both content donation and content acquisition strategies in order to bring in free licence content.
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Blog Entry Analysis of Institutional Partnerships: University of Mysore and Guru G Learning Labs
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:39 AM — filed under: , , , ,
University of Mysore considered to be one of the most prestigious institutions in the country has been famous for its innovative pedagogic techniques and opening up for students various avenues of knowledge acquisition.
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Blog Entry OCR and OER – update
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 25, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:09 PM — filed under: , ,
We welcome this short posting from Subhashish Panigrahi which updates a 2014 posting of his on Indic Language Wikipedias as Open Educational Resources at
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OER16: Open Culture
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2016 last modified Jan 30, 2016 06:53 AM — filed under: ,
The 7th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER16: Open Culture, will be held on April 19 and 20, 2016 at the University of Edinburgh. The event is organized by Association for Learning Technology.
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National Consultation on OER for Higher Education
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2017 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha attended the National Consultative Meet on OER Policy for Higher Education in India held at New Delhi on March 3, 2017. The event was organized by CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia).
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Blog Entry Touch Point Report: Department of Tourism Studies, Christ University and St. Aloysius College, Managalore
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS-A2K conducts Wikipedia in Education programme at St. Aloysius colege, Mangalore. This partnership is unique as it provides to us a pool of editors for three Wikimedia projects, i.e: Kannada, Tulu and Konkani.
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Blog Entry Guru-G Learning Labs and CIS A2K Institutional Partnership
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 03, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:52 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Incorporated in 2013, Guru-G is the world’s first gamified platform for teaching and teacher training.
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Blog Entry Adopting ORCID as a Unique Identifier will Benefit all Involved in Scholarly Communication
by Subbiah Arunachalam and Muthu Madhan published Oct 28, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
ORCID, the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a nonprofit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. Together with other persistent identifiers for scholarly works such as digital object identifiers (DOIs) and identifiers for organizations, ORCID makes research more discoverable.
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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