This session will provide an introduction to and overview of Creative Commons Licensing, an attribute associated with a number of freely-available information resources found on the internet, as well as common issues related to utilising digital copyrighted materials.
By the end of the session students will:
Further understanding of copyright guidelines for fair use of images from the internet
Understand what Creative Commons Licensing is, as well as the attributes/levels associated with reproducing materials under this license.
Demonstrate their understanding of the importance of following copyright guidelines with regard to reproducing images found on the internet
Articulate the concepts of fair use and copyright exceptions
Find an image available from the internet, recognise what type of copyright (if any) the item is licensed under, and use appropriately
Apply Creative Commons License to their own work
The session will include the following
Overview of copyright and introduction to Creative Commons licensing
Retrieval of image from internet (Case study)
Practical application of searching/using images on the internet
Review of issues related to the session (Q&A)
Quiz pertaining to copyright and Creative Commons
Discussion of further sources available for locating images