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Creative Commons and OER


General overview of Creative Commons licenses and Open Educational Resources (OER). I first gave this talk at NYU's Open Access Week and am referencing it for the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) …

General overview of Creative Commons licenses and Open Educational Resources (OER). I first gave this talk at NYU's Open Access Week and am referencing it for the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) Orientation:

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  • 1. c
  • 2. by aussiegall
  • 3. What is Creative Commons?
  • 4. Creative Commons is an organization that develops free copyright tools for creators to use to share their works with others.
  • 5. Why does it exist?
  • 6. To give creators a choice about how to share their works.
  • 7. C Default copyright... ! is automatic ! is “all rights reserved” ! lasts a very long time ! keeps getting extended
  • 8. But some creators want to share their works under different conditions.
  • 9. That!s where Creative Commons comes in. With Creative Commons licenses, creators can choose which freedoms to grant and which rights to keep.
  • 10. So how does it work?
  • 11. Creative Commons licenses are simple, standardized ways to grant copyright permissions to your work.
  • 12. Each license has different conditions. Which license you choose will depend on how you want to share your work.
  • 13. Step 1: Choose Conditions Attribution Share Alike Non-Commercial No Derivative Works
  • 14. Do you want to receive attribution (credit) for your work?
  • 15. Do you want others to be able to modify, adapt, translate, or otherwise remix your work?
  • 16. Do you want to allow commercial uses of your work?
  • 17. Do you want others to share modifications of your work under the same license?
  • 18. Step 2: Receive a License
  • 19. ! built on copyright law. Does not replace, substitute, or provide an alternative to copyright. ! does not preclude fair use, but picks up where fair use leaves off. ! does not affect rights not covered by copyright, such as publicity or privacy rights. ! irrevocable and perpetual. ! can be changed/removed from a work. ! non-exclusive/allows for dual licensing.
  • 20. CC minimizes transaction costs by granting the public certain permissions beforehand
  • 21. CC licenses are unique because they are expressed in three ways.
  • 22. Human Readable Deed
  • 23. Lawyer Readable Legal Code
  • 24. Lawyer Readable Legal Code
  • 25. <span xmlns:cc="" xmlns:dc=""> <span rel="dc:type" href=" Text" property="dc:title">My Photo</span> by <a rel="cc:attributionURL" property="cc:attributionName" href=" my_photo">Joi Ito</a> Machine is licensed under a Readable <a rel="license" href=" licenses/by/3.0/">Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License</a>. Metadata <span rel="dc:source" href=" photo"/> Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at <a rel="cc:morePermissions" href="http://">OZMO</a>.</ span> </span>
  • 26. 52 Jurisdictions Ported
  • 27. Licensed Objects via Google & Yahoo!
  • 28. 365 million works
  • 29. CC in Education
  • 30. Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning materials that are freely available to use, remix, and redistribute.
  • 31. ryancr =
  • 32. CC BY-NC-SA by Judy Baxter:
  • 33. Language barriers Discovery barriers Technical barriers Cultural barriers
  • 34. CC enables translation of educational resources into different languages.
  • 35. CC enables evolution of educational resources through peer and student edits.
  • 36. CC enables easier discovery of educational resources on the web.
  • 37. CC enables translations of resources into different formats.
  • 38. 49
  • 39. CC enables adaptation of resources into local contexts.
  • 40. CC enables innovation.
  • 41. 54
  • 42. 30
  • 43. Social, Organizational, Accreditation Licenses Content Internet
  • 44. The OER movement is poised to greatly further global access to and participation in education, but only if a critical mass of educational institutions and communities interoperate legally and technically via Creative Commons.
  • 45. Attribute to c with a link to Creative Commons and the double C in a circle are registered trademarks of Creative Commons in the United States and other countries. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders.