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The NROC Project
Dr. Ahrash Bissell
EdReady Project Manager, The NROC Project
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presented by Dr. Ahrash Bissell, EdReady Project Manager, The NROC Project.
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Ahrash Bissell, Field Sciences Research and Education consultant
Ahrash Bissell, EdReady ...
Ahrash Bissell, EdReady Project Manager
Ahrash N. Bissell has been a part of the NROC Project (under the legal name of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education) since 2010, where he has managed the EdReady project since inception.
Ahrash is also a consultant or board member on innovation in education and science for several projects and foundations, with special focus on science and math (STEM) disciplines, open educational resources (OER), and data-sharing.
In particular, Ahrash
seeks to build and test practical solutions to long-standing problems in realizing the theoretical benefits of OER, including digital-age publishing models, sustainable business strategies, effective marketing and implementation of OER and related practices, and better collaborative approaches to designing and sustaining open legal, technical and social innovations.
Prior positions include serving as the Executive Director of the education program at Creative Commons
, the Assistant Director of the Academic Resource Center
and a Research Associate in Biology at Duke University
, and an Instructor at several universities.
He has a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Oregon and a BS in Biology from the University of California, San Diego.
Copyright Law & IP
An Interview with Ahrash Bissell of the Creative Commons
To try to get to the heart of the Creative Commons movement, we were fortunate to be able to interview Ahrash N. Bissell, Ph.D., the Executive Director of ccLearn (the educational division within the Creative Commons).
Dr. Bissell previously served as the Assistant Director of the Academic Resource Center at Duke University after spending time as a Research Associate in the Department of Biology at the school.
also worked on data-sharing issues for interdisciplinary research and served a lead adviser for a program to bring science education opportunities to underprivileged middle-school kids.
Open Education Search
Though Dr. Bissell
work with the Creative Commons just last summer, he
is already immersed in a variety of projects.
As to ccLearn
, Bissell notes that his
branch of the commons organization seeks to "educate people about copyright" as well as "advocate for open education and the adoption of open educational resources.
As a means to accomplish those ends, Dr. Bissell
indicates that ccLearn
is also is concerned with "improving the interoperability of present and future resources in a globally interconnected world."
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