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Overview: Creative Commons (OPEN Kick-off)


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Creative Commons celebrates the 10th anniversary of its license suite later this year. CC’s Education and Technology Coordinator, Greg Grossmeier, and Communications Manager, Jane Park, will give a brief overview of CC license use in education and its integral and infrastructural role in open educational resources (OER). They will also explain the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) and its requirement for TA program grantees.

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Overview: Creative Commons (OPEN Kick-off)

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  2. 2. Support for open licensing
  3. 3. The CC BY license requirement “…as a condition of the receipt of a Trade AdjustmentAssistance Community College and Career Training Grant (“Grant”), the Grantee will be required to license to the public (not including the Federal Government) all work created with the support of the grant (“Work”) under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (“License”).”
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  6. 6. Here’s why we exist
  7. 7. CC BY-NC “sharing” by ryancr -
  8. 8. CC BY-NC-SA by Judy Baxter:
  9. 9. CC BY-NC “fuzzy copyright” by PugnoM -
  10. 10. Makes sharing easy, legal and scalable
  11. 11. Free legal and technical toolsthat allow creators to grant copyright permissions to their creative work
  12. 12. A simple, standardized, copyright license
  13. 13. CC licenses are unique because theyare expressed in three ways.
  14. 14. Lawyer ReadableLegal Code
  15. 15. HumanReadable Deed
  16. 16. MachineReadableMetadata
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  19. 19. 500 million works 26
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  21. 21. “teaching, learning, and research materialsthat reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others”
  22. 22. CC BY “Atlas, it’s time for your bath” Woodleywonderworks
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  24. 24. ✓ Translations✓ Accessibility✓ Customization✓ Evolution✓ Affordability✓ Innovation✓ Discoverability
  25. 25. Please attribute Creative Commons with a link to Creative Commons and the double C in a circle are registered trademarks ofCreative Commons in the United States and other countries. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders.