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.

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. by AJ George.

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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. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. Select the play button to learn more about Creative Commons.

Inspire to learn

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All of my content is licensed under Creative Commons, so that others who wish to, can freely use it, repurpose it, and redistribute it without cost. blog conference creative commons education free knowledge learning open access Psychology publishing sharing social science

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. 2010) Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age.

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. creative commons ethics blogging

Dialogue, debate and destinations

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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.

Failure of Creative Commons Licenses

Tony Karrer

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. This common interpretation is important if you are going to defend your use of licensed materials.

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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?

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

eLearning: Copyright Caboodle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

What if it's Creative Commons licensed? The first is a video produced by Mohawk Media of New Zealand for  Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand  that does a great job explaining  how Creative Commons licenses work.

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

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). creative commons sharing content social media amplfication viral Katie Hafner

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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

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. I think the hype is a little over the top in terms of impact on education.

Your Network is Calling

Tom Spiglanin

A PLN can help you through challenging times, when creativity is at a low. A group contains any number of individuals who may or may not have anything in common other than being a member of the group. Much has been said about the benefits of a personal learning network, or PLN.

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

#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.

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.

Making it personal

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Making it personal by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 For too long education systems have been standardising content, assessment and the learning experience.

Future technologies: What lies ahead

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Photo by Jon Rawlinson on Wikimedia Commons Future technologies: What lies ahead by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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.

PowerPoint & eLearning: PhotoPin, a New Stock Photo Resource

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The photos are lifted from  Flickr  and are, by and large, Creative Commons  licensed.   Having this many easily searchable Creative Commons images at your fingertips will be immensely useful if you are a blog writer. by AJ George  I have previously written about  my favorite stock photo resources.    I've also posted about how to find  Google images you can actually use for commercial use. 

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Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 11/15/2007

Experiencing eLearning

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.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Common with higher education institutions, a MOOC has an instructor, includes beginning and end dates over a series of weeks, and all participants start together and go through the learning experience together. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. What is Creative Commons?