Recognise Intellectual Property
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.