Cultivating Collaboration and Creative Copyright: Joint Instructional Design to Shape Ethical Users and Empowered Creators

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Learn how deep collaboration can strengthen your instructional practices when engaging students with technology-centered creative projects. With the rise of ‘multimodality’, students are increasingly creating digital projects that require an understanding of copyright that includes Creative Commons, to both search for and appropriately remix the original work of others. Collaboration, in the form of joint design, teaching and assessment, bridges the expertise of a technology librarian and instruction librarian to help students become ethical users of digital and creative content. The use of active learning components within the lesson design and delivery replaces the traditional lecture-style session on Copyright Law.