Getting Creative With the Commons


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Getting Creative With the Commons

  1. 1. Getting Creative with the Commons Andrea Tejedor
  2. 2. What’s on the Agenda? • 21st Century Skills • Students as Content Creators • Copyright vs. CC • A Case Study • Get Creative
  3. 3. 21st Century Skills Information Literacy Access and Evaluate Information • Access information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources) • Evaluate information critically and competently Use and Manage Information • Use information accurately and creatively for the issue or problem at hand • Manage the flow of information from a wide variety of sources • Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information
  4. 4. A new type of practice Evolution rather than revolution
  5. 5. The ultimate architecture of participation • Web 2.0 emphasizes content creation over content consumption • Information is liberated from corporative control – i.e. traditional content owners or their intermediaries • Anyone can create, assemble, organize (tag), locate and share content
  6. 6. Relinquishing control • Information is meaningless unless it can be remixed and repurposed
  7. 7. As content creators • Opportunity to construct and organize knowledge • Increasingly independent learners • Active knowledge generators • Manage their own learning experience
  8. 8. The Mother of All Funk Chords
  9. 9. In B Flat
  10. 10. Collaboration empowers students to • understand questions • develop arguments • share meaning & conclusions • among a community of learners
  11. 11. Increased user contribution Yields: • Growth of collective intelligence • Re-usable dynamic content Promotes: • Sense of community • Empowerment & ownership for users
  12. 12. What about Wikipedia? • Amateur knowledge surpasses professional when the right kind of systems and tools are available • Invites self-policing, community watchfulness, leading to an evolutionary selection process
  13. 13. Conflict with copyright • Intellectual property holds will initiate lawsuits against perceived misappropriation • Simpler tools = easier violation of copyright
  14. 14. New flexible content licensing models Some rights reserved vs. All rights reserved
  15. 15. Creative Commons Presents: “Get Creative”
  16. 16. Let’s take a closer look Licenses:
  17. 17. A Case Study • Jack is a primary school teacher in the Hudson Valley. He wants to find some images he can use in his classes.
  18. 18. Choosing a License • CC tool to help you define the license
  19. 19. What happens when we Remix OER? Compatibility Chart Terms that can be used for a derivative work or adaptation BY BY-NC BY-NC- ND BY-NC- SA BY-ND BY-SA Status of original work BY X X X X X X BY-NC X X X BY-NC-ND BY-NC-SA X BY-ND BY-SA X
  20. 20. Where do I find resources? • Google Images • Flickr Creative Commons • Creative Commons Search • CC Licensed Resources
  21. 21. Let’s get creative… • Create a PowerPoint Presentation with at least 5 slides • Find CC licensed content • Upload your presentation to slideshare and license your work