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Copyright & Creative Commons: with regards to Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Presentation: Copyright & Creative Commons: with regards to Open Educational Resources (OER). By: Glenda Cox
Delivered at the University of South Africa (UNISA) on 18 March 2015

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Copyright & Creative Commons: with regards to Open Educational Resources (OER)

  1. 1. Copyright & Creative Commons: With Regards to Open Educational Resources (OER) Glenda Cox University of South Africa (UNISA) : 18 March 2015
  2. 2. Transition to Library-Training Advocacy Support Management Research PhD A little about me: Glenda Cox
  3. 3. ROER4D OER Adoption & Impact Studies
  4. 4. Copyright A collection of exclusive rights, given to creators and authors to protect their original works. Definition
  5. 5. • What can be copyrighted? – Any work which is not an exact copy of someone else’s work • Can ideas be copyrighted? No… only expression of ideas are copyrighted... • Can copyright be transferred? Yes, an author can assign copyright to another person, as in the case of property Meaning of Terms
  6. 6. • May not reproduce • Fair use / Fair dealing for classroom use • Permission / royalty payments for reproduction • May not use on the Internet All rights reserved
  7. 7. Traditional © is designed for old distribution models The problem:
  8. 8. Alternative copyright licensing Previously copyright was binary: All rights retained or public domain Now alternative licensing options such as the GNU General Public License and Creative Commons provide a range of options where some rights are reserved Copyright © Public domain Copyright © Some rights reserved Public domain
  9. 9. 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. Develops, supports, & stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, & innovation. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a nonprofit that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free technologies and licenses. http://creativecommons.org/about
  10. 10. Attribution Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivs Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike Attribution - NonCommercial Attribution - NoDerivs Attribution - ShareAlike *CC0 (public domain dedication) Creative Commons licenses
  11. 11. Some rights reserved but sharing made easy and legal. Creators have choice
  12. 12. Working with Creative Commons
  13. 13. Summary - Open Licenses
  14. 14. Work posted on Flickr under Attribution license
  15. 15. Used in The Iron Man feature film
  16. 16. • If resource falls under copyright protection, either: o Recreate the resources using office or online tools o Replace the resource with a similar resource by finding an open source alternative or by creating your own resource o Obtain permission from the author, publisher, editor, organization who holds the copyright o Reconsider if the resource is really necessary Evaluating the media resources within your resource
  17. 17. • Copyright of – pictures – graphics – texts Understand the rights of copyright holders Take care to check
  18. 18. Best Practices for Attribution: (TASL)  Title  Author  Source – Link to work  License – Name + Link House of Knowledge Variation1 by Adrien Sifre CC BY-NC-ND
  19. 19. http://google.com/docs http://www.gliffy.com/ Recreating Images
  20. 20. Licensing your work is easy. No registration is required. You simply add a notice that your work is under CC BY. Here’s how you do that 
  21. 21. http://creativecommons.org/choose
  22. 22. <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/"><img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/3.0/88x31.png" /></a><br />This work is licensed under a <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/">Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License</a>.v This workCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. ________________________________________________________
  23. 23. Legal and Technical Legal Code, Human Readable Deed, Meta-Data http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
  24. 24. You can edit the text for your specific project. Go back to: http://creativecommons.org/choose
  25. 25. Optional fields
  26. 26. <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US"><img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/3.0/88x31.png" /></a><br /><span xmlns:dct="http://purl.org/dc/terms/" property="dct:title">Welding 101</span> by <a xmlns:cc="http://creativecommons.org/ns#" href="https://www.northgatech.edu/" property="cc:attributionName" rel="cc:attributionURL">North Georgia Technical College</a> is licensed under a <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US">Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License</a>. Welding 101 by North Georgia Technical College is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. ________________________________________________________ _______
  27. 27. What if I want to add the notice to a document? Go back to: http://creativecommons.org/choose
  28. 28. Practice exercise: http://opencontent.org/game/betagame.html See Paul Stacey’s OER presentations at http://www.slideshare.net/pstacey Thanks to Shihaam Shaikh for examples of adapting images Attribution:
  29. 29. Creators and Contacts Prepared by: Glenda Cox - glenda.cox@uct.ac.za Practice exercise: http://opencontent.org/game/betagame.html See Paul Stacey’s OER presentations at http://www.slideshare.net/pstacey Thanks to Shihaam Shaikh for examples of adapting images Attribution:
  30. 30. License Copyright & Creative Commons: With Regards to Open Educational Resources (OER) by Glenda Cox is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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