Tag: creative-commons

Putting CORE to work: UCL’s First Year Challenge

12/09/2016

Parama Chaudhury and Christian Spielmann, both UCL, write about the First Year Challenge, which has been shortlisted in the “Outstanding Digital Innovation” category of the Times Higher Education annual awards.  One of the highlights of the start of the academic year at UCL is the First Year Challenge (FYC) – we are thrilled that the FYC has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Digital Innovation category of the Times Higher Education annual awards. The FYC is a co-curricular digital research project for first year undergraduates studying economics based on the first unit of The CORE Project’s ebook, The Economy. They start on the project […]

The “O” in CORE: open-access

09/09/2014

The “O” in CORE stands for “open-access”. Some of you have contacted us to ask what this means in practice. Rajiv Sethi, professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia University, and one of the economists who helped create The Economy, explains clearly in this helpful blog why The CORE Project has a bigger goal than the creation of a textbook. He writes: “Far more important than the content innovations in the book are the process innovations… It is released under a creative commons license, so that any user can customise, translate, or improve it for their own use or the use of their […]

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