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The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons. The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

Attributingccmaterials. Choose a License. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons LICENSE_NAME License. To view a copy of this license, visit LICENSE_URL. We are currently testing a new version of the License Chooser. Please consider using the Chooser beta, and leave us feedback on how we can improve. Creative Commons is a non-profit organization. We need your support to continue providing these tools.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... About earlier versions The most recent license version is 4.0, which can be used internationally. If your jurisdiction is not on this list, or if you want to use the latest version of the licenses instead of a ported license, you can return to the 4.0 license chooser. The most recent license version is 4.0, which can be used internationally. Explainer: Creative Commons. The digital age has presented many and diverse challenges for copyright law.

Explainer: Creative Commons

The rapid uptake of digital, networked technologies led to widespread online distribution of content, as well as the emergence of new practices and technologies that enabled digital content to be shared, reused and remixed on an unprecedented scale. But while technology provided the capacity for sharing and reuse of content to occur on a vast scale, legal restrictions on the use of copyright material hampered its negotiability in the digital environment. Creative Commons (CC) emerged as a direct response to the shortcomings of copyright laws and licensing practices in the dynamic, interactive and distributed internet environment. The founders of CC recognised the power of the digital online environment, and saw the importance of enabling materials and information to flow online. Copyright chart. Bookstore. Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education - Center for Media and Social Impact.

Coordinated by: The Media Education Lab, Temple University The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law The Center for Media & Social Impact, American University With funding from: The John D. and Catherine T.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education - Center for Media and Social Impact

And additional support from: The Ford Foundation, by way of the Future of Public Media Project Introduction. Training Center: Certification. Find free images online! Images are an important part of the creative side of any educators’s work.

Find free images online!

We need to make use of quality image sources that are good, free, and easy to search through. The trick is to know what sources to recommend to students. It’s not just about copyright – its about being practical, and showing students the wonderful world of possibilities beyond Google images or taking anything they find that is not actually in the public domain – a vital point as more students and teachers move into online environments of blogs, wikis and more.

Including images with postings enriches the experience for the reader and can also help to illustrate or support the writer’s viewpoint. Flickr is my top favourite which also has an advanced search option. A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class. May 13, 2016 Flickr is a powerful photo sharing and hosting platform.

A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class

Copyright & Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens – A New Literacy. Remix, Reuse and Re-energise using Creative Commons and Open Education Resour... Creative Commons: An Introduction for Year 9 iLibrary. Free vector graphic: Creative Commons, Licenses, Icons - Free Image on Pixabay - 783531. Copyright_chart.pdf. Copyright_chart.pdf. Australian educational licence. Screenrights licenses schools, TAFEs and universities to copy from television and radio, and to put copied progams on an intranet, email them and manage them using a digital sytem such as Clickview.

Australian educational licence

Our licences cover most schools, all universities and many TAFEs. If you are unsure as to whether your institution is licensed, please contact us. With a Screenrights licence you can copy: Any program – movies, current affairs, documentaries, newsAny amount – copy five minutes or an entire drama, make one copy or 20, it’s up to youAnywhere – make copies at home or in your libraryFrom any channel – copy from free to air TV, pay TV or radioPodcasts and vodcasts – copy broadcast material made available online by the broadcasterIn any format – copy onto VHS, DVD or store digital copies on a hard drive or other deviceFrom old copies – update your VHS copies by putting them in digital format.

It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students.

Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. Not being familiar with online digital rights and responsibilities (hey, teachers did not grow up with the Internet being around), educators are wading through uncharted waters (hey, I did not know that I could not just google an image to use. If someone puts it up online it is free for the taking). That does not mean they can close their eyes and pretend life is the same or that the same rules apply to online versus offline use of copyrighted material with their students.

Compfight. Creative Commons. Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.

Creative Commons

Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 88686660 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs License » 23606227 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License » 109800924 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial License » 59854883 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. Creative Commons Kiwi. Creative Commons. Find Creative Commons Images in Google Image Search. Google Image Search added the option to restrict the results to images that are licensed using Creative Commons, a list of flexible licenses that allow content creators to share their works with the world.

Find Creative Commons Images in Google Image Search

The options aren't yet available in the interface, but you can use the search box below to find images that are licensed using some of the most popular Creative Commons licenses: CC Search. Commons. Free photos for education.