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Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright and Creative Commons
Julia’s dream is to make a living as a photographer. In this dream, she takes amazing photos, people buy them, and their purchases fund her future work. But it’s not that simple. Julia wants to publish some of her photos to help spread the word, but she’s concerned because photos are easy to copy. She could lose control and not be able to make a living from her talent. So she does some research and learns that in the U.S., as with other countries, we have laws that give creators of materials like books, images, movies, artwork and music a way to own and protect their creations. And she’s surprised to find that when she creates photos, she owns the copyright to them automatically, without taking any other action. She likes being covered by copyright law, but it limits her exposure, because her permission is required for sharing a photo. Her research leads her to Creative Commons, which is a set of licenses that she can use to make her copyrighted photos free for sharing.

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Publish/Audio Internet Archive SoundCloud SoundCloud is a music and audio sharing community that allows artists to upload its works under the full suite of CC licenses. Its set of tools integrate nicely across the web, with adoptions from well known artists and labels. How to publish on SoundCloud Jamendo How to make presentations: techniques, handouts, display technologies Terry Teachout, who long ago reviewed my Visual Display of Quantitative Information for the National Review (!), and who is more famous for his arts reviews and his always interesting weblog has some good advice about making presentations (for authors on bookstore tours, and others as well): "A speech—and this includes a reading—is a performance. It's theater. The people who came to hear you don't want you to shamble up to the podium, mumble a few unintelligible introductory words, open up a store copy of your book, and stick your nose in it for the next half-hour. They expect you to look and sound prepared—and you'll feel more comfortable if you do.

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Activity 7: Fair use, copyright, and introduction to using images Welcome to our free professional development series on class and student blogging! This series consists of a range of activities that take you through the process of class and student blogging. While many of the class blog examples we’ve included are from primary grades, the same principles apply for class blogs regardless of student age (including adult learners). The activities can be completed at your own pace and in any order! The aim of this activity is to introduce you to the use of images and how to use them on class and student blogs. Click on a link below to go to the section you want to work on: Plagiarism detection in PowerPoint presentations Googling the phrase "bullets imply no significant order" yields many jackpot matches with the Harvard-Florida work. These slides listed below may have, however, made an appropriate attribution of the original source, something that can be verified by examining the relevant slides. [PDF] Guidelines for Effective Visuals File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML Bullets imply no significant order. *. Use numbers only to show rank or sequence. ?? 2002 Institute for Healthcare Improvement. HIV/AIDS Bureau, HRSA ... - Similar pages

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