Sixth MEDEAnet webinar “Creative Commons – what you have to respect when you produce your own media”, 6 June 2013, 4-5pm CET

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More and more content and media are available on the internet under the Creative Commons (CC) licences which can be freely used once the terms of CC licensing is properly respected. CC offers teachers and trainers a lot of opportunities when developing their own teaching materials and media. On the sixth MEDEAnet webinar, that took place on 6 June 2013 (4-5pm CET), Billy Meinke (Creative Commons, USA) introduced 35 participants from 16 different countries to the different CC licences and what it means for a user if he/she wants to use such a licence on either his or her own materials or in using materials with this type of licence. This webinar was aimed at educational media producers as well as teachers, educators and trainers interested in developing their own teaching material and media.

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Billy Meinke (Creative Commons, USA) - CC and Producing Media

Sally Reynolds (ATiT, Belgium) - Creative Commons Resources


Billy Meinke, Creative Commons, USA

Billy Meinke

Billy is an instructional designer and open education advocate, and is currently a project assistant at Creative Commons. He works towards CC’s goals through projects that build Open Educational Resources (OER) on the web. Billy has worked in K-12 and higher education, with nonprofit and commercial groups, and believes that we can build innovation around the Commons while providing educational opportunities for all people. He holds a BA in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.Ed in educational technology from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.




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