Copyright for Educators – P2P

February 22, 2010

Register now for a free online course at P2P University on Copyright for EducatorsLearn about copyright, open content material and licensing.  The course is taught around practical case studies faced by teachers when using copyright material in their day to day teaching and educational instruction.

By answering the case scenarios and drafting and discussing the answers in groups, the participants learn:

• what copyright protects
• whether exceptions or blanket licenses apply
• when they need to seek permission
• what is an open education resource (OER)
• what is a creative common licence
• how  OER and CC benefits teaching

Participants will also get to learn about how these issues are dealt with in different countries.

The goals of this course are:

1. to help you identify copyright issues in education and give you a firm grounding in copyright, exceptions and, licensing
2. to help you recognise open licences, and find open licence material and apply open licences to resources
3. to get you thinking, writing, and conversing about how to use  copyright exceptions and open licenses to enable education.

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