Lecture Details :
Greg Grossmeier discusses his role as Community Development Assistant for Creative Commons in the summer of 2008. His work involved helping launch the Case Studies project and working to build relationships between Creative Commons and the Free/Libre Open Source Software community.
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Course Description :
This course brings together students and faculty who are engaged in diverse community and public interest work to hear from a wide range of fascinating guests and to engage in discussion around their expertise and experiences. Readings include those recommended by guests and a highly focused group of context-setting community informatics articles. Students learn the roots of community informatics -- how it is practiced and where public interest information professionals work -- and consider citizenship, opportunity, and the public good in an information society. http://open.umich.edu/education