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Creative Commons for TAACCCT Grantees

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Presentation I gave to U.S. Department of Labor Region 5 TAACCCT grantees (Rounds 2 & 3) on their Technical Assistance convening on 9 July, 2014. Applicable to all TAACCCT grantees.

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Creative Commons for TAACCCT Grantees

  1. 1. CC Licensing for TAACCCT Grantees
  2. 2. Jane Park janepark@creativecommons.org Sign up: http://bit.ly/commonsnews
  3. 3. 1. Stuff you already know 2. CC BY license requirement 3. Open Educational Resources (OER) 4. TAACCCT Round 1 Examples 5. Build on existing OER 6. Help? (Our free services)
  4. 4. With $2 billion over 4 years, TAACCCT is the largest OER* initiative in the world. *thanks to CC BY license requirement
  5. 5. High Growth Industry Sectors Energy Health Manufacturing Bridging - Basic Education Transportation Information Technology DOL TAACCCT Round 1 Data Analysis by Paul Stacey 20-Feb-2013 % GRANTEES DEVELOPING CURRICULA IN SHARED FIELDS OF STUDY TAACCCT program creates OER in vocational industry sectors
  6. 6. DOL Region 5: Manufacturing, Healthcare
  7. 7. CC BY License Requirement
  8. 8. “To ensure that the Federal investment of these funds has as broad an impact as possible and to encourage innovation in the development of new learning materials, as a condition of the receipt of a TAACCCT grant, the grantee will be required to license to the public all work created with the support of the grant under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY) license.”
  9. 9. “The purpose of the CC BY licensing requirement is to ensure that materials developed with funds provided by these grants result in Work that can be freely reused and improved by others.”
  10. 10. Only work that is developed by the grantee with the grant funds. Applies to:
  11. 11. Pre-existing copyrighted materials licensed to, or purchased by the grantee from third parties, including modifications of such materials Works created without grant funds Does not apply to:
  12. 12. “This license allows subsequent users to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the copyrighted Work and requires such users to attribute the Work in the manner specified by the grantee. Notice of the license shall be affixed to the Work. For general information on CC BY, please visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0.”
  13. 13. Why?
  14. 14. CC BY is a free copyright license
  15. 15. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  16. 16. Created by a nonprofit organization (Creative Commons)
  17. 17. that creates other free legal tools
  18. 18. creativecommons.org
  19. 19. We make sharing content easy, legal, and scalable. What do we do?
  20. 20. Traditional © designed for old distribution models The problem:
  21. 21. Free © licenses that creators can attach to their works How do we do it?
  22. 22. Public Domain Dedication Licenses Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)
  23. 23. Lawyer Readable Legal Code
  24. 24. Human Readable Deed
  25. 25. Machine Readable Metadata
  26. 26. 500 million works
  27. 27. Open Educational Resources (OER)
  28. 28. “OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.”
  29. 29. With $2 billion over 4 years, TAACCCT is the largest OER* initiative in the world. *thanks to CC BY license requirement
  30. 30. Why did we do this? U.S. DOL:
  31. 31. “We did this because open licensing increases the impact of our investment and helps us to be more strategic with our future investments.”
  32. 32. “From a public policy perspective, the Department is a better steward of public funds by giving the public access to those things created using public funds, and ensuring that these products have as wide spread a use as possible.”
  33. 33. “TAACCCT is a really big investment. But we expect that OER will allow the impact to be even greater than just the 800 colleges with new curricula and equipment that we directly funded.”
  34. 34. public access to publicly funded works Bottom line:
  35. 35. What does this mean for me practically speaking? But..
  36. 36.  I can build on R1 TAACCCT OER.  I save $ b/c I share development costs.  I save time and effort.  I can improve my resource with others. Thanks to CC BY:
  37. 37.  Costs are lower for students.  I am an example of open policy.  New partnerships and market opportunities  innovation  Local, regional, international Thanks to CC BY:
  38. 38. Fulfilling the requirement is simple
  39. 39. “This license allows subsequent users to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the copyrighted Work and requires such users to attribute the Work in the manner specified by the grantee. Notice of the license shall be affixed to the Work. For general information on CC BY, please visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0.”
  40. 40. 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 
  41. 41. creativecommons.org/ choose Go to:
  42. 42. http://creativecommons.org/choose
  43. 43. CC BY 3.0 or 4.0 are okay DOL says:
  44. 44. <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 work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. ________________________________________________________ _______
  45. 45. You can edit the text for your specific project. Go back to: http://creativecommons.org/choose
  46. 46. Optional fields
  47. 47. <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. ________________________________________________________ _______
  48. 48. What if I want to add the notice to a document? Go back to: http://creativecommons.org/choose
  49. 49. Paste where you usually put © info
  50. 50. Examples 
  51. 51. Health IT MoHealthWINs TAACCCT Round 1+2
  52. 52. • 3,200+ Missourians • MCCA • 13 Colleges • Four Pathways • Therapeutic • Diagnostic • Informatics • Environmental Support Missouri Healthcare Workforce Innovation Networks Innovative Approaches for Adult Learners Transformative and Systemic Change
  53. 53. “Missouri Credit for Prior Learning Model is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3. 0.”
  54. 54. National STEM Consortium TAACCCT Round 1
  55. 55. NATIONAL'STEM'CONSORTIUM !Composite!Materials! Cyber!Technology! Electric!Vehicle!Development!and!Repair! Environmental!Technology! Mechatronics! !
  56. 56. “Unless otherwise noted this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.”
  57. 57. National Aviation Consortium TAACCCT Round 2
  58. 58. “Unless otherwise noted the NAC website bythe National Aviation Consortium is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.”
  59. 59. What about videos? photos? other media? We can help you. We’ll send you examples and assist you directly. Just email taa@creativecommons.org
  60. 60. 1. Stuff you already know 2. CC BY license requirement 3. Open Educational Resources (OER) 4. TAACCCT Round 1 Examples 5. Build on existing OER 6. Help? (Our free services)
  61. 61.  open4us.org/find-oer  OPEN for TAACCCT Google+ community  TAACCCT Round 1 OER
  62. 62. http://open4us.org/find-oer
  63. 63. Search for “TAACCCT” at Merlot or OER Commons TAACCCT Round 1
  64. 64. http://www.merlot.org/
  65. 65. https://www.oercommons.org/
  66. 66. What if we incorporate other OER into our materials? How do we give credit? Q:
  67. 67. Tweak CC BY license notice to read that there are exceptions. Attribute authors of OER you are using according to CC best practices. A:
  68. 68. “Unless otherwise noted the NAC website bythe National Aviation Consortium is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.”
  69. 69. Then, make sure to note those materials that are governed by different terms. You can do this on a separate credits page at the end of the resource. Example 
  70. 70. Or you can note it right next to the material. Example 
  71. 71. Best Practices for Attribution: (TASL)  Title  Author  Source – Link to work  License – Name + Link
  72. 72. http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Marking
  73. 73. 1. Stuff you already know 2. CC BY license requirement 3. Open Educational Resources (OER) 4. TAACCCT Round 1 Examples 5. Build on existing OER 6. Help? (Our free services)
  74. 74. 9 8 http://open4us.org
  75. 75. Understand CC licenses Apply CC BY to your materials Find existing OER to use Attribute other CC-licensed works Follow best practices for above
  76. 76. http://open4us.org One website.
  77. 77. taa@creativecommons.org Get human.
  78. 78. FAQ
  79. 79. Who do we put as the author of our materials (eg. consortium, college, faculty)? Q:
  80. 80. Up to your consortium or college’s policy. Grant doesn’t stipulate. A:
  81. 81. How do we credit the U.S. DOL as a funder of our materials? Q:
  82. 82. DOL has included exact disclaimer language in your SGA. Round 2: See SGA p.9 Round 3: See Correction: Intellectual Property Requirements A:
  83. 83. "This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership." Required Disclaimer:
  84. 84. Disclaimer is separate from / has nothing to do with the CC BY license notice. You can include it in the same section where you usually add your disclaimers or notices. Note:
  85. 85. When are grant materials required to be publicly available? Q:
  86. 86. At the end of the grant. Please consult your DOL federal program officer for details. A:
  87. 87. Should our materials be in a final version before being made available? Q:
  88. 88. They don’t have to be! We encourage sharing drafts to avoid duplicate efforts by other grantees. A:
  89. 89. We are meeting resistance from faculty and others around opening materials. What steps can I take? Q:
  90. 90. Remind them it is required by the grant! If that doesn’t help, we have talking points we can send you about the benefits of opening up publicly funded materials. Email taa@creativecommons.org. A:
  91. 91. I can’t remember all this. Where can I go when I’m actually applying the CC BY license? Q:
  92. 92. http://open4us.org One website.
  93. 93. taa@creativecommons.org Get human.
  94. 94. Except where otherwise noted, this presentation by Creative Commons is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License: http://creativecommons.org/by/4.0.
  95. 95. Note: Please keep in mind that Creative Commons and the double C in a circle are registered trademarks of Creative Commons in the United States and other countries. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders. Photo: “fuzzy copyright” Author: Nancy Sims Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pugno_muliebriter/1384247192/ License: CC BY-NC http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0 Photo: “telephone pole in Vancouver Valentines Day 2012” Author: Paul Stacey License: CC BY https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Attributions
  96. 96. slideshare.net/janeatcc

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