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Faculty Workshop – Copyright and Creative Commons for OER: Home

Goals of Workshop

This is as active-learning workshop at for faculty developing Open Educational Resources (OER). The goals of the two-part workshop are to provide practical exercises through which faculty learn how to identify, provide attribution for, and reuse materials that are under copyright, open access (public domain) or under Creative Commons licenses.

Lesson Plan

Part I – Essentials of Copyright and Creative Commons - 30 minutes

  1. Introduction
    1. OER is based on the 5 Rs:
    2. Sharing involves attribution and licensing your own work and the work of others
  2. What do you need to know about Copyright?
    1. Short video:
    2. Educator’s Guide:
  3. Open Access and Public Domain
    1. Show LibGuide:
    2. What is in the Public Domain?
  4. Creative Commons Licenses
    1. What CC Licenses do:
    2. Short Video on Types of CC Licenses:
  5. Images and Videos
    1. Searching Google for Creative Commons licensed materials:
    2. YouTube Video licenses:
  6. Licensed Library Subscriptions
    1. Giving Students the right to use copyrighted materials the Library has paid for
    2. LibGuide on Linking to library subscription databases:

Librarian, Head of Reference

Creative Commons License