Copyright and Licensing Tutorial

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Copyright and Licensing for Open Education Resources

This tutorial introduces Otago Polytechnic staff to two of the most important aspects of open education - understanding the do's and don'ts of copyright, and how to license the teaching resources you create. Specific learning outcomes are:

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Copyright and Creative Commons Licensing - Approx. time 45 minutes

Staff will develop:

  • An awareness of the different types of Creative Commons license and how they should be used in keeping with Otago Polytechnic’s IP policy
  • An understanding of copyright and copyright law, and how it applies to use of copyrighted material in open educational resources
  • An awareness of how to transform existing teaching resources that you developed into OERs without infringing copyright
  • A foundation for the Open Learning for Educators (OCL4Ed) professional development workshop on OER