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Educational Technology: Project Media

Using Media

Creative Commons is a licensing movement that allows the use of copyright works under specific license terms. Creative Commons works are free for use as long as proper attribution is given.

Creative Commons works are bound by license restrictions, the main restrictions of Creative Commons licenses are:

Attribution means:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.

Noncommercial means:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work - and derivative works based upon it - but for noncommercial purposes only.

No Derivative Work means:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.

Share Alike means:
You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.

Web Sites

These websites contain content related to education.

Example of Attribution

Attribution Some rights reserved by John E. Lester

The example above uses the exact link from Flickr Creative Commons, and links back to their pages.

How do I properly attribute a Creative Commons licensed work? See the following link:

http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Frequently_Asked_Questions

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