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Adopting Open Textbooks Creative Commons


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Support materials for Creative Commons portion of Adopting Open Textbooks workshop at Kwantlen Polytechnic University 26-Feb-2013

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Adopting Open Textbooks Creative Commons

  1. 1. PAUL STACEY Except where otherwise noted these Adopting Open Textbooks Workshop materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY)
  2. 2. Develops, supports, & stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, & innovation. Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential of the Internet – universal access to research, education, & full participation in culture, driving a new era of development, growth, & productivity.
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  4. 4. in EDUCATION Open Access
  5. 5. OER are teaching, learning, and research resourcesthat reside in the public domain or have beenreleased under an open license that permits theirfree use and re-purposing by others.Open educational resources include full courses andsupplemental resources such as textbooks, images,videos, animations, simulations, assessments, …Core ConceptOER are learning materials freely available undera license that allows you to:•Reuse•Revise•Remix•Redistribute
  6. 6. See Licenses at:
  7. 7. Creative Commons License Features
  8. 8. Spectrum of OpennessWhich of these licenses are suitable for OER?
  9. 9. Creative Commons License Chooser
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  11. 11. This video, by Florida Virtual Campus is licensed Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
  12. 12. Adaptations Collections
  13. 13. Marking 3rd Party Content In A Collection
  14. 14. Find OER
  15. 15. Open Textbooks• An openly-licensed textbook offered online• Can read online, download, or print the book at no cost (or small cost for print version) Students spend roughly $900-$1,000 a year on texts.
  16. 16. • Savings - student, public, faculty • Customize/Localize - use x% and change or adapt to suit teaching need and localized regional context • Update - modify and continuously update to ensure currency • Learn from each other: - see resources and examples from peers and change/improve yours based on what you see
  17. 17. Paul StaceyCreative Commons Q&Aweb site: http://creativecommons.orge-mail: pstacey@creativecommons.orgblog: http://edtechfrontier.compresentation slides: