Creative Commons provides creators with a way to manage the copyright permissions of their works, usually with the specific purpose of allowing the reuse and sharing of their material. Having a Creative Commons license attached to a work signals to others that specific permissions are granted.
Creative Commons licenses may be applied to any type of work, including educational resources, music, photographs, databases, government and public sector information, and many other types of material.
For details about Creative Commons and OER: https://creativecommons.org/category/education-oer/
Teaching Materials you Create:
1. Navigate to https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/ and scroll down to click Get Started.
2. Follow the directions and fill in the appropriate bubble selections according to how you want to license your course material(s).
3. Copy and paste the creative commons license and image on your course materials that is provided at the bottom of the webpage. The red, green, and blue boxes indicate the following:
4. Distribute the course materials to your students.
There are plenty of tools online to help you find Creative Commons resources to teach with online.
Creative Commons offers a "CC Search" tool to assist you with identifying resources that have a Creative Commons license.
Creative Commons License on YouTube:
1. Navigate to YouTube
2. Type your keyword in the search box and click search
3. Click on Filter
4. Click on Creative Commons
5. Under the description, click Show More/Show Less to view the CC license
6. Copy the URL link or embed code for the video to distribute to your class
Additional tools to edit the video
Get Creative! by Creative Commons is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) . You can see video on the Creative Commons website: https://creativecommons.org/about/videos/get-creative/