Copyright at Opened Practices
The purpose of Opened Practices is to share best practices for teaching and learning using open/community source tools. To support that sharing, we ask contributors to license their contributions with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. This license allows others to use and benefit from contributions, while ensuring ongoing credit to its author. The license is noncommercial to encourage authors to share without fear that their works will be used commercially without explicit permission.
Note that by licensing contributions in this way, authors do not forego other license arrangements for the same work. For example, a syllabus contributed to Opened Practices could also be licensed for a fee to a commercial entity under a separate arrangement and license.
In special cases, such as course profile entries for the Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award, material may be submitted to Opened Practices but specially marked as "not for publication." In those cases, such material can be viewed only by its author and those others required to process it for such specific purposes.
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