Karen Blumberg: "License to Cull" with Creative Commons


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Karen Blumberg: "License to Cull" with Creative Commons

  1. 1. Title: "License to Cull" with Creative Commons Author: Karen Blumberg Grade Level: 8-12 Essential Questions: • If information is public, is it ethical to take it and use it in another context? • Is Creative Commons affecting how information is shared? • Is Creative Commons better than traditional copyrighting? Objectives: • Locate sources to find publicly shared files (images, videos, music, books) • Gain an understanding of the difference between copyright, trademark, and patent • Understand and identify the different types of Creative Commons licensing • Learn how to choose a license • Learn how to properly cite sources. • Create an "About Me" slide show with CC licensed images set to CC licensed music Introduction: Does copyright really provide legal protection? Yes! The © symbol is optional. See question to Mr. Know-It-All in Wired magazine's June 2010 issue: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/05/st_kia_scifi_jerk Copyright in the digital age and how it is being used: • The artist: "Shepard Fairey" by Iggy Pop in Interview Magazine • http://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/shepard-fairey • The author: Lawrence Lessig copyright - released his book online and offline Free Culture • http://www.free-culture.cc/freecontent • http://www.ted.com/talks/larry_lessig_says_the_law_is_strangling_creativity.html • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWxyx5iYdvI • The rock band: Radiohead's "House of Cards" video • http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/07/14/cdmotion-radiohead-use- creative-commons-for-music-video-data-audiovisual-stems-the-next-big- thing • http://code.google.com/creative/radiohead
  2. 2. • The lawsuit: Limewire http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/06/limewire-owes- billion The different types of licenses: http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/ How to choose a CC license: http://creativecommons.org/choose/ Where to find CC media: • New York Public Library Digital Gallery http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/ index.cfm • Creative Commons Search http://search.creativecommons.org/ • Flickr Advanced Search http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/? • Google Advanced Search http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en • Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Welcome • Blip.tv http://blip.tv/ • SpinXpress http://www.spinxpress.com/index • Jamendo http://www.jamendo.com/en/ Subscription services: • Rhapsody http://www.rhapsody.com • Spotify http://www.spotify.com • iTunes http://www.apple.com/itunes • Zune http://www.zune.net • Limewire http://www.limewire.com • Napster http://www.napster.com • MusicStation http://www.omnifone.com How to search more efficiently for online information: • Sweet Search http://www.sweetsearch.com • yolink Search http://www.yolink.com How to cite images: http://www.easybib.com Directions for making a slide show: • Locate CC licensed images or your own family portraits or photographs of artifacts (passports, birth certificates, diplomas, green cards, ticket stubs, luggage tags...) • Locate CC licensed music • Use yolink to research specific demographic and genealogical information (country facts, political situations, historical timeline) • Use Garageband, iMovie, Keynote, Powerpoint to mix media together (images, text, music, voice)
  3. 3. • Cite images and music appropriately NETS Standards (NETS-T) and Performance Indicators for Teachers https://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS 4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices. Teachers: a. advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources b. address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies and providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources c. promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information d. develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital-age communication and collaboration tools NETS Standards (NETS-S) and Performance Indicators for Students https://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS 5. Digital Citizenship Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students: a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity c. demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning d. exhibit leadership for digital citizenship Lesson Extensions: • Scaffolded activity - Provide students with links to examples of media, then ask students to describe the licenses • Open-ended activity - Ask students to locate example of each type of CC license Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/