December 10th, 2001, Bad Neuenahr
The following issues were presented and discussed at the first COOCIE:
Opportunities for applying Open Content solutions in education settings.
Open Content and implications of a paradigm shift.
Who will finance open content? Approaches to the "Public Good" problem.
The License Issue
Legal implications of Open Content licenses in view of education
Content formats as a limiting factor
The problem of practical limitations to theoretical content re-use.
How could open content be
meaningfully quality controlled and certified?
Open Content vs. traditional scientific publishers
Preprint Servers, PublicLibraryOfScience and high-impact publications as building blocks in
Which major cultural changes are needed in the education or academic system for the open content paradigm to succeed?