Academic Freedom is different from Intellectual Property! Does it matter in contract negotiations?

Two of issues raised in the collective bargaining process according to the OPSEU and the Ontario Employer Council are academic freedom and intellectual property. I have seen these ideas lumped together in the emails coming into my inbox but I want you to know that they are not the same! Let’s take a look at these issues.

Is Innovation the casualty of contract negotiations? OER in Colleges

I identify as an innovator. Thankfully, I work for an organization that supports Innovation. In fact, innovation is written all over my workplace – It is right in their vision statement and strategic plan. Concurrently there is growing support for open educational resources in Ontario, an innovative concept that has Read more…