Have you developed your own instructional materials such as handouts, class activities, or quizzes among others? Do you have a desire to share your intellectual content? Creative Commons makes it easy for you to openly license your work and communicate to others in what ways they can adopt and use your intellectual property. Once you have openly licensed your work, you can submit it to the MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) repository so colleagues in your discipline can access.
Creative Commons: https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/
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When you take a photo, make music or shoot a video it’s yours, you own it. You also own the copyright. Which means you decide how it is used and who can use it and if it can be copied and shared (or remixed). Creative Commons is a set of licenses that enable lawful collaboration to do things like copy, share and remix. Creative Commons is a way to give permission to everyone to freely reuse your creative works.