Why Open Education Matters Video Competition
Jun 5, 2012
Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Institute have announced the launch of the "Why Open Education Matters Video Competition." Up for grabs: cash prizes for the best short videos that explain the use and promise of free, high-quality Open Educational Resources and describe the benefits and opportunities these materials create. Cash prizes include $25,000 (first), $5,000 (second), and $1,000 (Public Choice Award). Judges include prominent artists and education experts, including Davis Guggenheim, Nina Paley, James Franco, and many others. And of course, all entries must be shared under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.