BCopenEd, Creative Commons

Creating a Global Education Commons

Paul Stacey recently spoke at UBC on the topic of the impact of Creative Commons on education as part of the part of the Teaching, Learning, & Technology lecture series and the Open Education Community of Practice:

Teaching and learning involve knowledge creation and dissemination, which requires faculty, librarians, students and staff to work within legal requirements of copyright and intellectual property. For many this has been highly contentious, pitting end users against major publishers or resulting in widespread abuse of the law. Creative Commons licenses give rights owners and users a set of tools that enable a differently balanced copyright system…

Be sure to check out the full audio recording and slides of Paul’s talk, which are available via the UBC Wiki.