Legal and ethical issues in adult education and


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Legal and ethical issues in adult education and

  1. 1.  1976 Copyright Act prohibits › Reproducing work in copies › Prepare work based off the copyrighted › › › › work Distribute copies for sale, rent or lease Perform publically (songs, musicals, plays etc.) Perform publically (in recording) Display publically (images of a motion picture
  2. 2. Copyright laws protect individuals and organizations.  Individuals have to complete an original work for themselves and there purpose only.  Organizations have the rights to work developed for the purpose of that company or organization. 
  3. 3.  How can copyrighted work be used legally? › For non profit educational purposes. › What is the nature of the copyrighted work? › The amount of the copyrighted work used (limited clips of a motion picture movie from a DVD) › The effect of using the copyrighted work on the market and profit from sales
  4. 4. Is protected by law through patents, trademark and copyright  Allows individuals and organizations to receive recognition and financial compensation for their work  Encourages innovation and creativity 
  5. 5. Describes how a individuals information will be used and/or shared.  Information includes name, address, phone and marital status.  Protects the individual from allowing their personal information to be shared.  Allows individuals the right to refuse to share that information. 
  6. 6. As an instructor/student if you develop an assessment, document, instrument for the purpose and use of the organization they have a claim to your product.  Works shared or retrieved from the internet must be cited.  If the work is completed with a joint creator there has to be an agreement in writing which state that you are joint coowners of the original work. 
  7. 7. Uses copyrighted work without citing the source.  Google images from the internet and use for personal use or pass off as an original.  Access to millions of documents that can be easily copied or plagiarized. 
  8. 8.  How to ensure you a free of legal and ethical issues? › Students must cite sources, images and documentation › Instructors must continue to remind students of plagiarism policy when locating information online › Teach students about copyright laws and consequences
  9. 9. U.S. Copyright Office . (2012). Retrieved from air use  U.S. Copyright Office . (2012). Retrieved from   World Intellectual Property Organization. What is intellectual property? (n.d.). Retrieved from
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