Thing 12 – OERs

“Knowledge Sharing” by Ewa Rozkosz is licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY-SA 2.0. The SSSC Learning Technology team strongly believe in the principles of OER, and as such, has made much of its work available in formats which allow others to use the information to develop their own resources. It’s been licensed under a Creative Commons…

Thing 11 – Copyright

Thing 11 – Copyright As a trainer and educator, I’ve had to give *a lot* of presentations over the years, and often find myself looking for images to make the PowerPoint/Prezi/Keynote a bit more interesting. These have all taken place during my employment with various NGOs, charities and Universities, so I rather lazily assumed that…

23 Things: Thing 11 & 12 Copyright and OER

First of all a confession – I can get quite emotional about copyright and licensing :’} So emotional in fact that Jane Secker’s ALT Conference keynote Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms  actually brought a wee tear to my eye.  You might think I’m making this up but it’s true, and the reason why is that […]

Thing 11: Copyright

I love the Creative Commons Search Tool – It’s on my browser tool bar and is my go to choice for image searching. When I’m putting together presentations, I either use my own photographs, so I have the copyright, or images I’ve sourced from here with appropriate CC licences. I recently put together a presentation … Continue reading Thing 11: Copyright

Return to 23 Things

With Samhuinn behind us, life is slowly returning to its regular format ( with a hint of regret). And while more photography and personal posts are in the works, I am woefully behind on the 23 Things blogging – and I’ve genuinely been missing the steady weekly learning, so it’s good to be back on […]

things right to copy

Copyright is a hot topic in the heady world of lecture capture.  It’s also Thing 11 in our online course 23 Things for Digital Knowledge We are lucky to be able to learn from best practice at other institutions.  The excellent Jane Secker  ( UK Copyright Literacy) has been doing some research to find out …

Thing 11: Copyright

I have been involved with copyright for various types of media since I worked for a TV production company in the early 1990s, so I’m aware that you can’t just pick a picture, piece of music or a video from a page and use it to your heart’s content.  We had to abide by the […]

23 Things: 11 copyright


The weeks are flying by. I was hoping to backtrack on a few things this week but Week Six. Copyright, OERs and Creative Commons – 23 Things popped into my inbox and thing 11 is quite timely. Here and there I’ve blogged here about copyright quite a bit, but it is a constantly interesting subject. […]