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Want to let people share and use your photographs, but not allow companies to sell them?Looking for access to course materials from the world’s top universities?Want to encourage readers to re-publish your blog posts, as long as they give you credit?Looking for songs that you can use and remix, royalty-free? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you should learn more about Creative Commons. Probably the quickest and easiest introduction to CC is to watch the following short video: What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Our 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. What can Creative Commons do for me? Our mission Our vision Why CC? What we provide Where we’re going Volunteer

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10 Heuristics for User Interface Design: Article by Jakob Nielsen Summary: Jakob Nielsen's 10 general principles for interaction design. They are called "heuristics" because they are broad rules of thumb and not specific usability guidelines. Visibility of system status Copyright for Librarians and Teachers, in a Nutshell You may have wondered whether you hold the copyright to work you’ve put many hours into creating on the job. Who holds the copyright to works created by teachers or librarians? Short answer: In general, when employees create works as a condition of employment, the copyright holder is the employer. As a school librarian or teacher, you create works all the time—lesson plans, finding tools, and so on—fairly independently, without specific conditions established by the school.

What is Creative Commons? ​Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that has released a set of free and voluntary copyright licenses. With Creative Commons licenses, creators have the choice to give up certain exclusive rights normally associated with copyright, while retaining others. There are six different licenses that provide users with different levels of freedom. For more information about the different licenses and how they work, check out our Creative Commons landing page, the Creative Commons page on licenses, and our 101 article about Sharing using Creative Commons. ​How can I select a Creative Commons license for my sound(s)?

Kids' Club Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site Space Racers 5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Create Infographics in PowerPoint [+ TEMPLATES] Despite the spattering of headlines that have popped up over the past couple years proclaiming "infographics are dead," infographics are, in fact, alive and well. We just checked -- they're totally healthy. I mean, there are a lot of them, but when marketers spend the time aligning the topic, content, and style of their infographics with the needs and preferences of their target audiences, they're still finding success.

10 Best Plagiarism Checker Online - TechCricklets Plagiarism is a common problem for publisher, writers, and webmasters. While writing a particular topic it is very easy to use the text as used by other sites, but it gives birth to the plagiarism. Below are some best plagiarism checker online that can help you identifying copied content. Plagiarism means copying any other person text, or document and later publish it with your own name. It also violates copyright law and is a matter of serious offenses that can harm your website online which eventually results in loss of business in one way or the other. To check who is copying your articles or content, plagiarism checking tools are very useful.

About the Center for Copyright Information Today, there are many different ways to access digital entertainment like music, movies, TV shows, games and books. With so many options, it can be unclear what’s legal and what’s not. Online copyright infringementThe illegal distribution of copyrighted works usually without the permission of the copyright owner. (also called online piracy) has become a serious and growing problem. The Center for Copyright Information (CCI) was formed to educate consumers about the importance of copyright protection and to offer information about online copyright infringement. Our goal is to alleviate confusion and help Internet users find legal ways to enjoy the digital content they love.

The Future of MOOCs · UOBETT Q: Is information available from the older, initial USA courses available – about research on taking a MOOC? If pitching it at CPD – could incorporate costs. One MOOC has been offering an exam at a cost of £150 which will give certificate. Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects The start of the school year offers an ideal time to introduce students to project-based learning. By starting with engaging projects, you'll grab their interest while establishing a solid foundation of important skills, such as knowing how to conduct research, engage experts, and collaborate with peers. In honor of Edutopia's 20th anniversary, here are 20 project ideas to get learning off to a good start. 1. Flat Stanley Refresh: Flat Stanley literacy projects are perennial favorites for inspiring students to communicate and connect, often across great distances. Now Flat Stanley has his own apps for iPhone and iPad, along with new online resources.

Brainstorming, You’re Holding It Wrong. — Career Pathing We don’t teach people to be creative. We teach art. We teach creative writing. We even teach business leaders how to “cultivate innovation”. But we do not teach people how to be creative. And the crutch most people use to prop up their need for new ideas is the iconic brainstorm meeting. 15+ eLearning Storyboard Templates Posted: 05.09.2012 | Author: Nicole L. | Filed under: eLearning, Instructional Design | Tags: eLearning, Instructional design, Storyboard, Templates |23 Comments If you have to create a storyboard for an e-learning course you’re working on, odds are you’ve come to the web to browse around and get ideas on what you want to include in it. To make that easier for you I’ve compiled a gallery of 15+ e-learning storyboard templates and samples available on the web. Hopefully going over these examples will help you narrow down what you should include in your own storyboard document. Got any tips of your own about storyboarding for e-learning? Please feel free to leave a comment!

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