Published on August 31, 2007
Social networking and copyright Hans Põldoja UIAH Media Lab hans.poldoja@uiah.ﬁ
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Topics Social networking • Practical cases of using social networking tools for learning • Folksonomy and tagging • RSS feeds and aggregators Copyright • Open content licenses and Creative Commons • Collections of open content • Collections of open educational resources
Practical cases of using social networking tools for learning
WordPress and blogs
Blogging terms • Post • Comment • Category • Blogroll • RSS feed
Getting WordPress Free hosting • http://wordpress.com/ • http://edublogs.org/ Installing to your own web server • http://wordpress.org/
Frappr! and social mapping
Flickr and photo sharing
Terms • Folksonomy • Tag • Tag cloud
Choosing a tag for your event • calibrate07portoroz • compactive06 • etwinest07 • etwinning07polva • isummit07 • itk07
Slideshare and presentation sharing
Youtube and movie sharing
RSS readers • Feedreader: http:// www.feedreader.com • NetNewsWire Lite: http:// ranchero.com/netnewswire/ • Lifrea: http://liferea.sourceforge.net/
Searching and aggregating RSS
Summary • WordPress • http://www.frappr.com • http://www.ﬂickr.com • http://www.slideshare.net • http://del.icio.us • http://www.writeboard.com • http://www.youtube.com • http://www.technorati.com
Learning resources and copyright
Copyright laws • Educational use in motivated amount is permitted (fair use) • You need author’s agreement to distribute, adapt or translate the resource.
Creative Commons licenses
Creative Commons licenses • Attribution license • Attribution–ShareAlike license • Attribution–NonCommercial license • Attribution–NonCommercial–ShareAlike license • Attribution–NonCommercial–NoDerivs license • Attribution–NoDerivs license
Other open licences • GNU Free Documentation License (used in Wikipedia) • Public Domain (works that are not under copyright)
How to recognize the license?
Where to ﬁnd open content?
Where to ﬁnd open educational resources?
Limitations of Creative Commons licenses
You can’t remix them GNU Creative Commons Creative Commons Free Documentation Attribution-ShareAlike Attribution-NonCommercial- License license ShareAlike license Wikipedia LeMill MIT OCW Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons USU OCW (partly) (partly) (partly) USU OCW (partly)
Approximate Distribution of Copyleft Licenses for Content 26% Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 48% Attribution-Non-ShareAlike GNU Free Documentation License 26% (Wiley, 2007)
(Creative Commons, 2007)
Solutions • Remix and publish your work inside one Creative Commons license • Double licensing: make your work available under two licenses (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike and GNU Free Documentation License)
References • Creative Commons (2007). Frequently Asked Questions. http:// wiki.creativecommons.org/FAQ • Wiley, D. (2007). Open Education License Draft. http://opencontent.org/blog/ archives/355
Thank You! hans.poldoja@uiah.ﬁ skype: hanspoldoja http://www.hanspoldoja.net
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