Creative Commons Australia

Recognise Intellectual Property

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Creative Commons allows creators to share their work more freely to allow collaboration. This helps to grow the internet without stepping on the toes of Copyright and shifts it towards working together in the educational landscape.

Access: Website driven, BYOD friendly, YouTube videos used

Cost: Free to use

Suitable for: Students and teachers

Students and teachers can get learn how to source free to use information and avoid Copyright infringement. The tools provided also help to find the information online in a search engine.

Creative commons education is important to digital literacy as students participate “as both users of and creators of creative content”(Rodriguez & Shipman, 2014). Previous to CC people had to seek out permission of the creator in order to collaborate without breaching Copyright. CC allows educators and students to build on existing content when consent is given for non-financial purposes.

Extra resources

Further links
Apply digital information security practices
Apply personal security protocols
Identify the impacts of ICT in society

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