Week 4: Remix and attribute - April 8
Google hangout available on YouTube.
Topics for discussion at virtual meetup
- Discuss challenges that came up while searching. Were you able to find resources with the reuse rights you needed?
- Go over best practices when attributing CC-licensed materials.
- Discuss what can be remixed with what.
Your mission for the week:
(due Sunday, April 14)
- Complete Tasks 1-3 of Teach Someone Something with Open Content, part two.
- Post your resulting remix from these tasks, or a portion of it, as a draft on the cc4k12 blog. Don't forget the attributions.
- Bonus: Complete a simple remix activity with your students! See "Remix activities" below for classroom ideas.
You can also show them this video and run through the discussion questions in CC New Zealand's Mix & Mash lesson plan.
Additional resources to understand attribution:
- How To Attribute CC Photos poster by foter
- Video on attributing OER by The Orange Grove Repository
- In Shared Creations: Making Use of Creative Commons, browse to p. 23, Chapter 4: Choosing the License and Giving Credit
- How to attribute CC licensed materials for Teachers and Students (pdf) by CC Australia
- Open Attribute - free browser plugin that detects the CC license (if it has been correctly marked with machine-readable code) on a web page
Additional resources to understand remix:
- Remix defined on pp. 2-3 of "Free to mix" guide by CC New Zealand
- CC FAQs on combining different licenses in a derivative or collection
- License Compatibility Game by WikiEducator
- OER remix game by BYU Independent Study
- Video on Remixing OER by The Orange Grove Repository
- CC License Compatibility Wizards by Web2Rights and others
- How to Remix on p. 8 of "Free to mix" guide by CC New Zealand
- Understanding remix classroom ideas on p. 8;
- Creative remix classroom ideas on p. 23; or
- Photo remix classroom ideas on p. 30 of the original "Free to mix" guide by National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
- Michigan Makers' lesson on Photo-Manipulation (last lesson on the page). Read their blog post about the activity for more info. Some discussion questions to lead them into the activity might be: How do you create content? Where do you put the content you create? Who has the rights to use it? How do you know who has these rights? Why do people needs these rights?
- Open Webville editing activities for kids - Students learn how to use open images, songs, and videos by editing html directly through Mozilla Thimble