Lesson: 06 Licenses, Creative Commons, and Fair Use

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Introduction:

  • Introduce students to fundamentals of licensing.
  • Direct students to licensing resources.
  • Introduce fair use.

Objectives:

  • Introduce students to fundamentals of licensing.
  • Direct students to licensing resources.
  • Introduce fair use.

Materials:


Activities:

 

1. Present lesson on how to copyright your own work. Introduce organizations working with individuals and artists helping them license their work. See Appendix 14, Copyright for details.

2. Present lesson on how can people legally reuse images, videos, and articles in their own work. See Appendix 14, Using Copyrighted materials for details.

3. Divide students up into their anchor task groups to create a multimedia document that supports their anchor task position and give them the activity worksheet.

 


Homework:


Assessment Questions:

 

  • Are students familiar with organizations that help individuals license their own work?
  • Do the students understand how to look for and assess copyright information associated with content, images, videos and audio on the web?
  • Do the students understand how to use and attribute information that they have not personally created within their own work?

 


Connections to Standards:


Teacher Notes:

 

  • Familiarize yourself with the kinds of copyright licenses associated with works on the internet.
  • Familiarize yourself with organizations who work with individuals to help license their work, and the kinds of works with which these licenses can be associated. 
  • See Appendix 14 for a breakdown on these topics, from which you can build a presentation.
  • We have provided many useful Creative Commons documents and links in the Resources/Partners page of this site.

 


Time needed to teach:

1 Session


Tags:

Online Collaboration
Web Tools
Multimedia
Copyright



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