Module 3: Creative Commons License

Open Licensing | Creative Commons | Elements & Types of Licenses | Assignment & Discussion


Answer the following questions and respond to at least two posts.

1. What license are you going to assign your works (i.e. teaching materials that you have created)? Why?


2. Many professors are uncomfortable with the idea that others make money out of their openly-licenses works.  We would all feel indignant, for example, learning about bookstores selling open textbooks that are freely available online. 

Read: In New York, Curriculum Winds Up In Court—And School Districts Win by Lindsey Tepe.  Does this article make you rethink your position on noncommercial?


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This module was created by Ching-Jung Chen. Portions of the content were adapted from: