Open Content: Share, Remix, Learn


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Open Content: Share, Remix, Learn

  1. 2. Session Resources <ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>More info </li></ul>
  2. 3. What I believe and why I got involved in Open Education <ul><li>Differentiating instruction is essential to improving education. </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks are not a good tool for this. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology coupled with high quality content is. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers need high quality resources that they can use legally to build interactive lessons, podcasts, multimedia presentations, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing is good. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Open Educational Resources (OER) are: </li></ul><ul><li>Digital, free, and OPEN for anyone to use, adapt, and redistribute </li></ul><ul><li>Tools, content, and implementation resources </li></ul><ul><li>For teachers, students, and lifelong learners </li></ul>
  4. 5. Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use
  5. 6. Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use Copyright with open licenses - some rights reserved
  6. 7. <ul><li>Attribution (BY) ▪ Non-commercial (NC) ▪ </li></ul><ul><li>No derivatives (ND) ▪ Copyleft - Share-Alike (SA) </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended for education: </li></ul><ul><li>CC BY </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Creative Commons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CC BY – You can use however you want; just cite the source. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CC BY SA – You can use however you want, but you must cite the source AND license your work under a sharing license. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CC BY NC – You can use only if it is noncommercial (you can’t charge $); cite the source. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CC BY ND – You can use the work but you can’t change it or put it into a bigger work; also cite the source. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Others: </li></ul><ul><li>GFDL – Share-alike license used by Wikipedia and others. </li></ul><ul><li>Public domain – not copyrighted; you can use however you like. </li></ul><ul><li>Custom licenses (e.g. morguefile and Stock.XCHNG) </li></ul>
  9. 10. Citing Sources <ul><li>ALWAYS cite sources </li></ul><ul><li>Can be under the image or at the end in credits </li></ul><ul><li>Screen names are ok </li></ul><ul><li>(optional) Include source URL </li></ul>
  10. 11. Content – General Multimedia <ul><li>Photos and video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr (CC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Open Photo Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia/ Wikimedia Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NextVista </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music and sound </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ccMixter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MusOpen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The FreeSound project </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Content – Education <ul><li>Wikibooks </li></ul><ul><li>FreeReading </li></ul><ul><li>Curriki </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Open Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>OER Commons </li></ul><ul><li>MIT OpenCourseWare </li></ul><ul><li>Ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>More... </li></ul>
  12. 13. Places to Search for CC Content <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced search </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons site </li></ul>
  13. 14. Conversion Tools <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 15. . How You Can Contribute <ul><li>If you publish something you are willing to share, open license it. </li></ul><ul><li>Post photos (to Flickr or elsewhere) with an open license. </li></ul><ul><li>Publish on an open platform like Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>If you see a mistake in Wikipedia, FIX IT! </li></ul><ul><li>Tell three people you know about open content and Creative Commons </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Fasimpaur </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>First screen image credits: Linux computer lab – Michael Surran Linux penguin - Larry Ewing <> with the GIMP Books - Tizzie Globe – NASA Cloud background - Anca Mosoiu
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