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E D U C A T I O N T R E N D S
C r eative C om m ons in K-12 Education: U sing and
Shar ing St udent s' W or k Safely
J A N U A R Y 4 , 2 0 0 7 | C H RIS O'N EA L
Mo re and m o re t eachers and s t udent s are creat ing m ult im edia pro ject s . Oft en, t hes e
m at erials include co py rig ht -pro t ect ed it em s s uch
D is t ribut ing t hem wit ho ut t he o wner's perm is s io n
as
im ag es , audio files , and v ideo clips .
o n
t he Web is ag ains t t he law, ev en
fo
r
t eachers and s t udent s . Ho w can we, as educat o rs , g iv e o ur s t udent s t he o ppo rt unit y
t o
publis h t heir wo rk t o a wo rldwide audience while s t ay ing wit hin t he lim it s o f co py rig ht law?
A new m o v em ent
in t he wo rld o f co py rig ht -- Creat iv e Co m m o ns (1) -- o ffers ex cit ing
po s s ibilit ies fo r t eachers and
Bes ides t ak ing adv ant ag e o f
s t udent s lo o k ing fo r m ult im edia res o urces t o us e in pro ject s .
Creat iv e Co m m o ns
fo r creat ing pro ject s , t eachers and s t udent s
can us e it t o s hare t heir o wn wo rk wit h t he wo rld.
Co nt ent creat o rs who ado pt Creat iv e Co m m o ns
licens es can cho o s e t o m o dify t he us ual "all
rig ht s res erv ed" co py rig ht by g iv ing up s o m e o f t ho s e rig ht s . Under t his "s o m e rig ht s
res erv ed" po licy , t hey m ay allo w o t hers t o us e o r m o dify
t heir m at erials and can cho o s e
v ario us lev els o f pro t ect io n and at t ribut io n. F o r ins t ance, all t he m at erials at m y Web s it e (2)
are o ffered under a Creat iv e Co m m o ns licens e
dis t ribut e t hem . A ll
I as k in ret urn is at t ribut io n,
t hat g iv es us ers t he rig ht t o co py , m o dify , and
and g iv ing credit when we us e s o m eo ne els e's
s t uff is cert ainly s o m et hing we s ho uld
be
enco urag ing
in o ur
clas s ro o m s .
T he Creat iv e Co m m o ns Web s it e s erv es
as a clearing ho us e
fo r m at erials licens ed under t his
new po licy . In addit io n, bo t h Wik im edia Co m m o ns (3) and T he Int ernet A rchiv e (4) include
m at erials licens ed under Creat iv e Co m m o ns . P art o f t he Wik im edia F o undat io n,
Wik ico m m o ns , is a dat abas e o f clo s e t o 1 m illio n m edia files . T here, s t udent s are welco m e t o
s hare t heir o wn audio , v ideo , and im ag e files .
T he Int ernet A rchiv e's
v is it t he s it e. T here is a
v as t co llect io n o f m edia files
liv e-m us ic archiv e feat uring
is really hard t o des cribe; y o u
jus t
hav e
t
o
co ncert s by bo t h fam o us and no t - s o -
fam o us bands . T he m o v ing -im ag es archiv e includes ev ery t hing
t o full-leng t h m o v ies . A nd t he P reling er A rchiv es , a co llect io n o f
fro m news reels t o cart o o ns
m o re t han 48,000
"ephem eral" (adv ert is ing , educat io nal, indus t rial, and am at eur) film s , is als o ho s t ed
t here.
T ell us abo ut s o m e o f t he way s y
T ell us abo ut s o m e o f t he way s y o u're us ing Creat iv e Co m m o ns in t he clas s ro o m . S hare y o ur
k
no wledg e!
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