Design your own learning outcomes while engaging in these activities:
- Read up (via web, books etc.) on the history of copyright
- Convene discussions with people you know who are also interested in this
- Write an essay on copyright as it relates to something of interest to you (art, music, science, poetry, dance, writing novels, collaborative authoring, policy, ...).
- Comment on this concise table: a "Brief History of Copyright" and improve it or make alternative versions which you think are better or more appropriate for your students.
- Explore free/libre and open source software licensing:
- What distinguishes free, non-free and open source software licenses?
- To what extent may the principles of free/libre and open source software be applied to knowledge and cultural resources?
- What changes were made between versions 2 and 3 (and immanent 4) of the Creative Commons License and of the GNU Free Documentation License?
- Now, consider the Libre Puro License.
- Explore and discuss the discussion pages associated with libre licenses and best practices associated with the Libre Puro license.
- Extend and refine the list of Libre Licenses below.