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  1. 1. Open Educational Resources Image from the Hewlett Foundation (CC BY)
  3. 3. Copyright Previously copyright was binary All rights retained vs public domain restricted vs open Copyright Public Domain © PD
  4. 4. Copyright Now alternative licensing options Internet enables …Copyright Public © Some rights reserved Domain
  5. 5. Carpeted Commons by Brett Taylor (CC BY)
  6. 6. Sunshine Connelly (CC BY)Open lock from OpenUCT initiative (
  7. 7. Licences offer different optionsSource: Hodgkinson-Williams, CA, & Gray, E (2008) Degrees of Openness: The Emergence of OER at UCT. Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape Town
  8. 8. Licence terms and conditions Choosing our licence online
  9. 9. International pioneers MIT open courseware: and MITx OpenLearn (UK Open University): Khan academy: iTunesU, e.g. or or or or
  10. 10. Physics content online MIT / Khan University: The best Physics videos found on the web: Open University: Course-1-Laboratory-2nd-Semester-2011 Physics textbooks: 36933/Default.aspx OR 36948/Default.aspx
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  12. 12. CPUT case study Over to Anton Thiart, Civil Engineering
  13. 13. Created by Shihaam Shaikh (CC BY-NC)
  14. 14. CompfightOpening our eyes to images Quick images from Flickr Photo by Veronica Mitchell / All Screenshots are used for review purposes only.
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  16. 16. What does this mean for us as students? Access widened Copyright Respect Attribution
  17. 17. MythsWe can use images from the internet:• as long as we’re not making a profit• we acknowledge the url• there is no logo on the image• it’s just in the institution
  18. 18. TruthWe can use images from the internet:• if permitted by author• if allowed for by the licensing terms e.g. Creative Commons• when open – public domain
  19. 19. Caution / Protection Copyright needs to be respected Images public domain
  20. 20. Summary onCopyright Internet is changing By Rupert Ganzer (CC BY-ND) the way we learn  Open space with the worldwide web  Wider options through connectivity  Legal considerations are essential  Self regulation is vital
  21. 21. Are we respecting & valuing Copyright ? Thank you OER4Us by Veronica Mitchell and Nicole Southgate is licensed Under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 South Africa LicenseExcept for images from third-parties, where the appropriate license has been stated.
  22. 22. Other useful links Copyright free or CC images    Copyright free or CC sound  (for royalty free sound tracks)  Referencing  Keep a list of the name of the image, the author and link where you found the picture, e.g.  Little girl in Cambodia (b&w) by James Khoo found on Downloading videos from YouTube 