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2 Session Resources Presentation More info

3 What I believe and why I got involved in Open Education Differentiating instruction is essential to improving education. Textbooks are not a good tool for this. Technology coupled with high quality content is. Teachers need high quality resources that they can use legally to build interactive lessons, podcasts, multimedia presentations, etc. Sharing is good.

4 Open Educational Resources (OER) are: Digital, free, and OPEN for anyone to use, adapt, and redistribute Tools, content, and implementation resources For teachers, students, and lifelong learners

5 Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use

6 Traditional copyright - all rights reserved Public domain - unrestricted use Copyright with open licenses - some rights reserved

7 Attribution (BY) Non-commercial (NC) No derivatives (ND) Copyleft - Share-Alike (SA) Recommended for education: CC BY

8 Creative Commons: CC BY – You can use however you want; just cite the source. CC BY SA – You can use however you want, but you must cite the source AND license your work under a sharing license. CC BY NC – You can use only if it is noncommercial (you cant charge $); cite the source. CC BY ND – You can use the work but you cant change it or put it into a bigger work; also cite the source.

9 Others: GFDL – Share-alike license used by Wikipedia and others. Public domain – not copyrighted; you can use however you like. Custom licenses (e.g. morguefile and Stock.XCHNG)

10 Citing Sources ALWAYS cite sources Can be under the image or at the end in credits Screen names are ok (optional) Include source URL

11 Content – General Multimedia Photos and video FlickrFlickr (CC) The Open Photo Project Wikipedia/Wikimedia CommonsWikimedia Commons NextVista Music and sound ccMixter MusOpen The FreeSound project

12 Content – Education Wikibooks FreeReading Curriki Kids Open Dictionary OER Commons MIT OpenCourseWare Ebooks More...

13 Places to Search for CC Content Flickr Advanced search Google Images Advanced search Picasa Show options Creative Commons site

14 Conversion Tools

15 . How You Can Contribute If you publish something you are willing to share, open license it. Post photos (to Flickr or elsewhere) with an open license. Publish on an open platform like Wikispaces If you see a mistake in Wikipedia, FIX IT! Tell three people you know about open content and Creative Commons

16 Thank you. Karen Fasimpaur First screen image credits: Linux computer lab – Michael Surran Linux penguin - Larry Ewing with the GIMP Books - Tizzie Globe – NASA Cloud background - Anca Mosoiu

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