Have you had any success explaining what Creative Commons is to people completely outside of our field or for that matter outside the range of people who work online? My attempts veer into vague generalities about alternatives to copyright that allow creators to share— (insert eye glaze over).
This is not necessarily problematic but more an issue of how we approach it. It’s one of those things that defining in words is not nearly as effective as creating opportunities for people to come to their own understanding through action.
In teaching media classes, me preaching the virtues of sharing