Education/Crowd Sourcing

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Crowd Sourcing

In the Crowd Sourcing unit, students will investigate what crowd sourcing is, looking at how theses communities develop, interact and evolve. Students will be introduced to open source technologies and philosophies. OpenStreetMap will act as the primary case study for investigation into the crowd sourcing movement.



Creative Commons Review

Objective: Creative Commons provides licenses that allows individuals to make their creative works open to others, but with certain specific (creator chosen) restrictions. Students will review the 6 creative commons licenses, investigating each aspect, and discussing the pros/cons and impact these licenses are having.


Additional Resources

Blank word document templates can be found Media:Blank_Template-Crowd_Sourcing_101.doc‎.

Blank presentation templates can be found here.