Staff Notices

CETL hosts What is Creative Commons? Virtual Workshop

Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) hosts the What is Creative Commons? virtual workshop with presenter Mr. Henry Paul.

The workshop takes place July 11 from 1 to 2pm online.

About the workshop 

This workshop explores the issues related to planning for effective utilization of creative common artefacts in the context of 21st century teaching and learning. Emphasis is placed on how creative commons assets can be used as effective and efficient tools in all facets of teaching and learning.

This workshop is intended to explore the range of licenses related to the use of creative commons, online artefacts available and how these can be manipulated and repurposed for local use. Lecturers would glean how they can harvest, repurpose and disseminate different types of courseware, artefacts and other material for free use. Ultimately, it is hoped that the session would help broaden lecturers’ knowledge-based about creative commons and how they can this mode to decrease the cost of textbook while adding a variety of free artefacts and so enhance their approach to teaching/learning.

Topics include:

  • What is Creative Commons (CC)?
  • Types of open copyright licenses under Creative Commons
  • Creative Commons vs traditional Copyright
  • The link between Creative Commons and open educational resources (OERs)

To register, please click here. For further queries, please call 662-2002 ext. 82611.