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What does ‘Creative Commons’ mean?

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You want to use an image or media from a website and it says it is licensed under ‘Creative Commons’ What does ‘Creative Commons’ mean? Here I refer to the Creative Commons license often used on online images and media. The post What does ‘Creative Commons’ mean? appeared first on eLearn Hub.

4 reasons to use Creative Commons

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In the social media age, sharing and repurposing are common place. This raises a number of tensions around creativity, intellectual property and copyright. Creative Commons (CC) is a copyright management system that goes a long way to addressing these issues. Creative Commons licences can enable teachers everywhere to access content and share their ideas freely.

Creative Commons

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Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. The free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright.

eLearning: YouTube Adds Creative Commons Content

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Last week, YouTube took a pretty big step in helping address copyright concerns with the introduction of Creative Commons content to its internal video editor.       YouTubers are now able to access thousands of Creative Commons (CC) videos which are easily searchable from within the video editor tool. by AJ George. Videos in the public domain.

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? In any case, to understand the use of Open Content, it’s important to understand Creative Commons licensing. Creative Commons Licensing Terms Creative Commons licensing terms. Most of the OCW content appears to come under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 For example, Flickr provides access to images according to Creative Commons license.

The Commons touch

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In the last few years, the introduction of Creative Commons licensing has ensured that a lot of web based content is now open for reuse, repurposing and even commercial use. Essentially, Creative Commons has established a set of licences that enables content creators to waive their right to receive any royalties or other payment for their work. It is not.

The History of Distance Learning and the LMS

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Interesting Stuff Uncategorized Creative Commons Distance Learning elearning developmentPosted in Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. Author: Ashok Sharma                                                                                                         […]. The post The History of Distance Learning and the LMS appeared first on eLearn Hub.

Share and share alike

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Since I took the decision to offer all my blogposts and slideshows for free under a Creative Commons License, allowing anyone to freely copy and also repurpose my work, some interesting things have happened. It was self evident in the licence I applied from Creative Commons. I won''t forget the first time one of my articles was translated into another language.

The importance of being networked

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Never before have there been so many opportunities to make contact with educators world wide, many of whom have wonderful creative ideas to share. When I share my slides and blogposts under a Creative Commons licence that enables repurposing, somewhere, someone has translated my content into Spanish, opening up a huge new audience for me in Latin America. Shirky, 2010: p.

Failure of Creative Commons Licenses

Tony Karrer

As part of last month’s big question Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’ve been trying to find out more about specific answers to Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning. I was contacted by someone out of the Creative Commons organization, but in going back and forth with them, we realized that I was looking for legal interpretations which they clearly can’t do. As I pointed out in my previous post, Creative Commons themselves conducted a study to understand commonly held interpretation of the understanding of the meaning of these licenses.

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How to cut out a border using GIMP

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Image Tools Tools Uncategorized Creative Commons GIMP images infographicPosted in Image Tools Tools Uncategorized. Three easy steps to cut out a border using GIMP. This is necessary for putting images into web pages and online instructional documents. Read through these super easy to follow screenshots and watch the instructional video at the bottom. The holy grail of free images.

Dialogue, debate and destinations

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Other noteworthy debates took part at Solstice and the Digital Literacy conferences during the week. I was challenged by delegates at Solstice to elaborate on the legal and ethical issues of Creative Commons and other Copyleft approaches. Creative Commons, I explained, is a means of circumventing Internet Copyright constraints. Unported License.

Yesterday's blog post

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We can debate the ethics of changing a blog post once it has been posted, and yes, there are those who take content under Creative Commons licensing and repurpose it, translate it, embed it. Image source by Kristina Barnett Yesterday's blog post by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Well, it's yes to both.

Interesting InfoGraphic, Do Educational Video Games Work?

Kapp Notes

Used under Creative Common Licence and with written permission. I think this is an interesting depiction of video games in schools. From: OnlineCollegeCourses.com. Games

Giving it all away

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Increasingly, due to the good offices of Creative Commons, much of the content on the web can be legally repurposed or appropriated for other use. Tags: creative commons user generated content OER Picasso Web 2.0 How much do you freely share on the Web? If you are a user of any Web 2.0 Give your content away, and you don't lose it - but you do get some great benefits.

Creative Commons Resources

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

You've got to understand creative commons if you are going to work with and engage in a world of user-generated content. Amplify’d from drapestakes.blogspot.com Step 1: Understand the rules of the Creative Commons. Creative Commons in the Classroom View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: resources source ) The Educator's Guide to the Creative Commons Read more at drapestakes.blogspot.com See this Amp at [link 2 great videos on CC and a great slideshare for educators on CC.

eLearning: Copyright Caboodle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

What if it's Creative Commons licensed? I've previously written quite a bit on copyright and image usage as it applies to eLearning, but I frequently get inquiries about it, so I thought I'd compile what I've shared thus far here.  by AJ George  Copyright in the eLearning biz can get confusing. What if it's just for internal view?

Me and Malcolm McLaren

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The one I considered to be the best was posted up onto my Flickr account , and labelled it for free reuse as I always do, under Creative Commons licencing. Me and Malcolm McLaren by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 wikipedia Handheld Learning 2009 malcolm mclaren creative commons meme Flickr Karaoke

Going viral

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This results in an amplification of your ideas, but usually, it won't happen unless you license your content for free sharing and repurposing (see my Creative Commons licence at the bottom of this post). Image source Going viral by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 but no-one ever reads it. Unported License.

FocusOn Learning Conference – Day 2

Tom Spiglanin

This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This is my fourth post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 2 of the conference. Thanks for watching! tomspiglanin.

Infographic: Online Student’s Bill of Rights

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Here is an interesting Infographic related to Online Student’s Bill of Rights published under a free-to-use Creative Commons license. Please include attribution to OnlineColleges.net with this graphic. Education

Digital literacy 8: Repurposing content

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Most of my recent slide presentations are freely available on this Slideshare site , and I publish them under a Creative Commons license that allows others to download and use them either as complete slideshows, or to select individual slides that can be inserted into their own slideshows. Copyleft and Creative Commons are just two of the initiatives that have emerged in recent years.

Open educational practices

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So whether it's licensing agreements such as Copyleft or Creative Commons, or open access journals, or even massively online open courses, the open educational practices are gaining ground and influence in the academic world. Tags: creative commons Open content OER Google MOOC OEP open scholarship I made a video recording for Core Ed while I was at the Ulearn conference in New Zealand last month. They sat me in front of two cameras, and asked me to talk off the cuff, no script, about something that I was passionate about. But things are changing slowly.

FREE resources for eLearning Development

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Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content. Blog News

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My First Vlog (video log)

Tom Spiglanin

This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 After studying Casey Neistat’s vlog, I decided I had no excuse to jot just jump in and get started. This is my first effort. Thanks for watching! tomspiglanin.

Learning, storytelling and technology

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Narrative Pedagogies from Steve Wheeler Image source: Wikimedia Commons Learning, storytelling and technology by Steve Wheeler was written in Liberec, Czech Republic and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 There were discussions around blogging, animations and social media tools and their use in education. Unported License.

Your Network is Calling

Tom Spiglanin

Much has been said about the benefits of a personal learning network, or PLN. A PLN can help you through challenging times, when creativity is at a low. group contains any number of individuals who may or may not have anything in common other than being a member of the group. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

#LearningIs sharing

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The picture on this page of two children sharing was shared freely by its author on Wikimedia Commons. I'm using it freely because he gave his permission in a Creative Commons licence on the site. learning sharing Technology Wikimedia CommonsWe should share more. Freely does it. It draws attention to your work from those who would otherwise not see it. Unported License.

Networks are everything

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Video courtesy of the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) Networks are everything by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 We live in a highly connected world. Networked learning is vital for learning today. In fact networks are everything. Unported License.

Interesting Information about MOOCs—An Infographic

Kapp Notes

This is published under a Creative Commons license. This was sent to me by Muhammad Saleem. The infographic takes a closer look at reasons why some professors and academics remain unconvinced. I’ve taken a MOOC and found it interesting but I was not motivated enough to complete the activities or finish the course, but that’s only a sample size of one. think the hype is a little over the top in terms of impact on education. ” One will not entirely replace the other, they will both co-exist. Please include attribution to OnlineColleges.net with this graphic.

Infographic: Online Student’s Bill of Rights

Kapp Notes

Here is an interesting Infographic related to Online Student’s Bill of Rights published under a free-to-use Creative Commons license. Please include attribution to OnlineColleges.net with this graphic. Education

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

Inconvenience and inconsistent access aside, the main thing that can complicate this approach to sourcing images is the fact that royalty free and Creative Commons may not always be what they seem. Using images under a “Creative Commons” license does not guarantee that those images are free from copyright or that are they free for use in whatever capacity you choose.

Motivated Learners Find A Way

Tom Spiglanin

This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna. She’s now seven, and she has cerebral palsy. She’s unable to sit upright or stand and is virtually nonverbal.

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 For some time now, a number of us in the Learning and Development (L&D) field have predicted and/or feared the obsolescence of our role in workplace learning. tomspiglanin.