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Understanding Creative Commons - Case Study

Understanding Creative Commons - Case Study

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Copyright and creative commons is particularly important in the educational context where content is often copied, shared, reused and remixed by both teachers and students in the learning and teaching process. This episode explains the basics of creative commons. We examine some of the different license terms and combinations, and offer some insights into which might be better suited for educational purposes. We also discuss how to generate your own creative commons license and what to do when your work is not attributed by others.


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Ryan Ingersoll
Ryan Ingersoll (Staff)
7 years ago

I knew of Creative Commons before watching the video and reading the PDF handout. However, I wasn't very sure of how it worked and how to use it.

The video and handout are extremely helpful as a quick overview and very informative. I walk away with an understanding of Creative Commons and a knowledge of how to use it effectively. 

The content was clear, concise, and of high quality.

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YouTube video available in HD. There is an embeded link in the PDF handou to the YouTube video.

Time spent reviewing site: 60 minutes