Copyright in the information age?

Copyright Infringement Is a Big & Potentially Costly Deal Do you know how to handle it in the digital information age? We've all searched images on Google and used them however and wherever we wanted to - maybe even putting them in Paint to doctor them first. Most of us have looked things up on … Continue reading Copyright in the information age?

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Copyright for Educators (Free Online Course) – from the new School of Open

  The School of Open has launched! Take a free online course on copyright for educators, CC licenses, Wikipedia, open science, open culture, open video formats, and more at http://schoolofopen.org/. Enroll in this stand-alone course: Intro to Openness in Education     Another free course is actually facilitated (signup now through 3/17  - class starts on … Continue reading Copyright for Educators (Free Online Course) – from the new School of Open

TEACH Act and your online classroom

(from the American Library Association; http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright/teachact/teachactbest. I've modified the text slightly to reflect our use of Angel/Canvas. --KB) What is the TEACH Act? On November 2, 2002, the "Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act" (TEACH Act), part of the Justice Reauthorization legislation (H.R. 2215), was signed into law by President Bush. This Act revised Section … Continue reading TEACH Act and your online classroom

Copyright and Your Online Learning Environment

  As the college’s copyright compliance officer, I get questions all the time about what is permissible to post in online environments for your students.  While each situation should be evaluated for its merits, there are some general things to think about when it comes to U.S. copyright law and online learning environments. Why should … Continue reading Copyright and Your Online Learning Environment