When most people think of using the computer, a large number of folks probably think first of Microsoft Office: most likely the most profitable and almost ubiquitous productivity software suite in the world to date. The innovative folks at Creative Commons have paired up with Microsoft to release a new Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office. This add-in permits users to directly integrate a selected Creative Commons license in their MS Word, PowerPoint or Excel file. The Macintosh OS is not yet supported, but all the following Windows-based OSes are supported:
- Windows 2000
- Windows 98
- Windows ME
- Windows NT
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows XP
Hopefully versions of this add-in for OpenOffice and Microsoft Office for Macintosh will be released as well soon. For more on Creative Commons as it applies to K-20 contexts, refer to my TechEdge article from this Spring, “Creative Commons in K-12 Education”, and the Creative Commons website on creativecommons.org.
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- Audience Feedback at iPadPalooza 2016 - 2016
- Seven Indispensable Google Chrome Extensions - 2015
- YouTube Now Supports Creative Commons BY Video Licensing #playingwithmedia - 2011
- Explaining No-Edit Audio Recording Power with an AudioBoo from Pearl Harbor - 2011
- Dreams of Open, Wireless Broadband Access and High Speed Rural Connectivity - 2011
- Online video editing with Kaltura and Stroome - 2010
- Ready to webcast and podcast NECC 2009 and discuss K12Online09 at EduBloggerCon - 2009
- No Partnership for 21st Century Skills Speaker's Bureau Membership for me - 2009
- OKC Bombing, Underground Chinatown in Oklahoma, Veteran Stories, and an Amazing Adoption from Russia - 2009
- An Oklahoma, USA to Winnipeg, Canada Connection: Indian Jack Jacobs - 2009