Creation & Copyright:
Your Rights & Responsibilities
Lyn Hilt * September 18, 2014
✤ We are role models for
communities of learners who are
literacy and digital citizenship
✤ It’s about respect for creators and
✤ It’s about understanding your
rights as a creator.!
✤ It’s about assuming responsibility
for what we create and share.
“the state of belonging or
being available to the public
as a whole, and therefore
not subject to copyright”
Via Google, What is the public domain? !
September 16, 2014 * 11:30 AM
✤ “Fair use allows people other than
the copyright owner to copy part or,
in some circumstances, all of a
copyrighted work, even where the
copyright holder has not given
permission or objects.” !
✤ Not implied for all educational uses! !
✤ It’s not fair use just because you
✤ 4 considerations to determine fair
Is it Fair Use?
✤ Purpose /character of use!
✤ Transformative? Commercial or noncommercial? !
✤ Nature of the copyrighted work- factual or creative?!
✤ Amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation
to the copyrighted work as a whole!
✤ Effect of the use on the original’s market value
What is Creative
✤ A way for creators to alter
copyright licenses to allow
others to share, remix, and use
their work in other creative
✤ Includes a set of licenses that
work alongside copyright.
✤ Google Image Advanced Search!
✤ Google Search by Image!
✤ Research tools in Google Drive,
Word, Discovery Education!
✤ Image collections of photos
licensed with Creative
Commons (Flickr, Compfight)
“Here is my appeal to administrators and school boards:
Classroom teachers need guidance and protection in this area.
The most helpful thing that administrators and school boards can
do is to develop a clear policy in this area and promise to protect
and support those who observe it.” –Jason Ohler!
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: !
New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity