Copyright: Some things you should know… <ul><li>*As the owner or creator of a document you have the right to reproduce or to authorize reproduction of the work you created. </li></ul>*The minute you have created a work, and it is tangible, it is copyrighted you no longer have to apply for a copyright, it is automatically assumed. *The law can get involved for copyright infringement.
Fair Use: What educators must know… <ul><li>* Allows use of copyrighted materials for educational purposes. </li></ul>*Fair Use is flexible as it leaves room for interpretation. *Educators can use copyrighted materials as long as their intent is to further the educational and learning goals.
Creative Commons: What is it? <ul><li>*A website used if you want others to have access to your work for free. </li></ul>*You are free to use any photos from the website as long as you attribute the work to the specified author. *Designed for the creators of the work to give freedom to others to do what they wish to the work. Attribution Share Alike Non-commercial
Through the use of Creative Commons you have the right(s) to… "some rights reserved" Photo by: A.Diez Herrero control modify refine public share re-use access freedom exchange remix
<ul><li>The internet allows users to have access to such an array of content. While it is incredible how much material you can find it is important to follow appropriate guidelines and limitations. As an educator, you must be a leader in possessing skills such as honesty, trust-worthiness and integrity. Know the rules and usage guides of the internet to keep from breaking them! </li></ul>Copyright, Fair Use & Creative Commons