CC offers a suite of free copyright licenses and public domain tools that give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work.
CC is a “some rights reserved” approach to the default “all rights reserved” copyright regime.
Why be open? Copyrights and Open Content Licensing
Presentation by Stephanie Verbeken is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Belgium License.
Yeah... but... Opening up courses sounds great, but what happens with the licensing of content? Who receives credits for the courses I develop? What with using Copyrighted materials...?
Secondly There is a solution! www.creativecommons.org
Creative Commons Licensing =Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org "A simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to your creative work."
Easy-to-use, standardizedSource: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org licenses and public domain tools that allow creators to publish their works on more flexible terms than standard copyright
Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org Step 2: Receive a License
Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.orgleast free most free
Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org 3 layers
Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org “human readable” deed
Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org “lawyer readable” license
“machine readable” metadata <span xmlns:cc=“http://creativecommons.org/ns#” xmlns:dc=http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/”>Source: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org <span rel="dc:type" href="http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Text" property="dc:title">My Photo</span> by <a rel="cc:attributionURL" property="cc:attributionName" href="http://joi.ito.com/my_photo">Joi Ito</a> is licensed under a <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/">Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License</a>. <span rel="dc:source" href="http://fredbenenson.com/photo/”> Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at <a rel="cc:morePermissions" href="http://ozmo.com/revenue_sharing_agreement">OZMO</a>. </span></span>
CC BY licensed • PhET Interactive Simulations OER sites • Connexions • OpenStax CollegeSource: Cable Green http://www.creativecommons.org • Curriki • Open Course Library • Saylor.org • OER Africa http://wiki.creativecommons.org/OER_Case_Studies
Want to know more? Open Course (using Moodle) on OERs, copyright and Creative Commons licensing See: http://wikieducator.org/Open_content _licensing_for_educators/About (3 - 14 December 2012)