From “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved”, Creative Commons licenses allow authors, artists, scientists, teachers and students the freedom to flexibly their copyright.
With a choice from the available standard licenses the author determines the extent to which his or her work may be further distributed and under what conditions.
Offering work under a Creative Commons license does not mean that the author specifies the copyrights. It means that he/she chooses to provide predetermined usage, which a user explicitly otherwise would have to ask permission.
On the website of Creative Commons is an overview and explanation of the different Creative Commons licenses , arranged from least to most restrictive.
A video about Creative Commons in Education:
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