Read this post on citing your sources, be they images, texts, materials or even ideas you are are using in your lessons as you found them or adapted.
Cambridge requires you to do this – there are very good reasons why this is important if as future teachers you are going to be teaching your learners digital citizenship.
It never fails to amaze me each time I come across someone who thinks that because something, such as an image, appears on the Internet, it’s free to be used as they please. It is simply not true!
I write in several blogs and, at the last count, I have over 2000 photos in Flickr, mostly shared under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs licence. I’m only too pleased when someone uses my words or images, but the least I’d expect is to have a mention and a linkback. Some people even had the courtesy to ask me for permission in spite of the licence, which I greatly appreciated.
So when I read the above comment, I got somewhat agitated, to put it mildly.
If you’re doing the CELTA, and I might have already mentioned this before in previous posts, you are required to mention your sources. Be it an image, a grammar…
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