‘Aim’ by Franco Folini CC BY SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/livenature/230664393/sizes/l/
Why did I get involved with CC? • Wanted to help raise awareness in UK • Aligned with aims of own business • To spread the word and • alter misconceptions‘Get on the bus’ by Damien CC BY SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/damiensimages/969487159
What is it? • US Non Profit Organisation • Free copyright licences to exercise copyright to suit the copyright holder • 10 years ago now in 70+ jurisdictions – CCUK - www.creativecommons.org.uk – @CCUnitedKingdom • Promotes easier sharing, innovation & creativity‘The World Behind You’ by Foxspain CC BY http://www.flickr.com/photos/foxspain/3219577797/sizes/l/
What CC is not ... • CC is not anti copyright • CC is not a copyright enforcement or legal services organisation • CC does not store or track your licensed content‘The World Behind You’ by Foxspain CC BY http://www.flickr.com/photos/foxspain/3219577797/sizes/l/
How do the CC licences work?By - attribution Sharealike No Derivatives Non-Commercial
3 layers of licence
How do I get a licence?
Who is using CC?/’Multitud// Crowd’ By PictFactroy CC BY http://www.flickr.com/photos/pictfactory/2796367140/
‘First Joint Press Conference’ by The Prime Minister’s Office http://www.flickr.com/photos/number10gov/4601012387/ CC BY NC ND
‘Foreign Secretary William Hague’ by Foreign & Commonwealth Officehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/4601132906/in/set-72157624045385658/ CC BY ND
UK Open Government Licence
„Encouragement of Learning‟A World in a Marble by http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ec/Statute_of_anne.jpg [copyright expired]Linda Kenny CC By SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeks2dream/2197557863
“Open Education Resources” • Bloomsbury Academic • MIT • Open University • JISC OER • OER AfricaA World in a Marble by Linda Kenny CC By SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeks2dream/2197557863
UK OER Project£13.5 million over 3 phases April 2009-October2012
• US Federal education fund makes available $2 billion to create OER resources in community colleges over 4 years (announced Jan 2011)• Conditions of the grant all OER content must be CC BY licensed
Conclusions & Qs• Tools to exercise copyright• You don‟t give up copyright but use it to suit• Encourages sharing & remixing for greater benefit (viral)• It’s already happening…• Qs?