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Flickr and Creative commons

  1. 1. Flickr, Creative Commons and (a little bit of ) Trivia Jess McCulloch e: t: @jessmcculloch b: VITTA Conference, November 2010
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  3. 3. PART 1 - TASK • Go to the following link and find out more about what CC is, what licences are available and how you get one. e+Commons There will be a quiz in a few minutes…
  4. 4. Q1 – What does this logo stand for?
  5. 5. Q2 – What about this one?
  6. 6. Q3 - and this one?
  7. 7. Q4 - another one…
  8. 8. Q5 – What can’t you do to work that has this as part of its CC license?
  9. 9. Q 6 – Decipher this licence
  10. 10. Q7 – How can you get your own CC licence?
  11. 11. PART 2
  12. 12. Go to Flickr and take the tour: Be back soon to answer some qs…
  13. 13. How do you know where a photo was taken?
  14. 14. What is a tag and why are tags useful?
  15. 15. What is one way to find your friends on Flickr? All alone?
  16. 16. How can you stop the public from seeing photos you don’t want to share? Wanna hide?
  17. 17. Name two places you can post your Flickr photos directly to. Wanna share your awesome some with crowds of people?
  18. 18. What is one way you can upload your photos to Flickr – without directly using the Flickr site?
  19. 19. What’s the point of Flickr Groups?
  20. 20. PART 3 – Flickr + CC Here are two places you can go to search for CC images on Flickr – • or, my personal fave – • TASK – Try a few searches and choose a photo that represents you. Then figure out how to save it to your computer. Remember to save the attribution information as well!
  21. 21. PART 4 – Flickr in your • There are heeeaaaaaps of sites out there that use Flickr photos for one function or another. A couple of my favs are: Spell With Flickr Type in any word and it spells it with letter images from the Flickr CC database - works with non-English words. Tag Galaxy Type in a search term and Tag Galaxy collects images into a sphere that you can spin. You then click on each image to see larger versions.
  22. 22. Head here for some classroom ideas and some more Flickr tools… +in+the+Languages+Classroom Have a look around at some ideas and some other Flickr tools. How will you use CC images in your classes?
  23. 23. Image Attributions Slide 1 Slide 3 Slide 11 Slide 13 Slide 14 Slide 15 Slide 16 Slide 17 Slide 18 Slide 19