Copyright and fair use in a digital age


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Copyright and fair use in a digital age

  1. 1. By: Catherine ErnstFor use in High School or Higher Education
  2. 2. The Basics Copyright law-  Specific laws stating what materials are protected by copyright  Allows for fair use  Only applies to tangible materials
  3. 3. What is Fair Use? Allows for exceptions to copyright  Ex: Teachers may use copyrighted materials BUT cannot share it freely with others.
  4. 4. Fair Use 4 Factors determine fair use  1. What is the character of use?  2. What is the nature of the work to be used?  3. How much of the work will you use?  4. What effect would the use have on the market for the original work?
  5. 5. Three Key Steps to Fair Use Limit TIME Limit AMOUNT Limit ACCESS
  6. 6. Whos the Owner? If you cannot locate the owner…  Search on the internet Finding the owner is important because…  You must give credit where credit is DUE  You must follow copyright law
  7. 7. Permission Granted! Do I need permission to use that material?  YES! What do I do?  Ask the media specialist  Write a letter to the owner of the material.
  8. 8. Intellectual Property This is a gray area for most schools. Intellectual property includes…  Anything that a person has created using the mind (WIPO)  EX: patents, inventions, artistic works, literary works, etc
  9. 9. Intellectual Property IF you create course content for the web  A school/university may copyright materials  You may or may not be able to keep materials  Find out your university/institutions rules on this
  10. 10. Internet Sources Read Terms of Use on web pages Cite information if you use it All internet sources sound be considered copyrighted
  11. 11. Remember… You must ALWAYS cite sources Create a citation page and cite in text Do NOT pass of others’ work as your own Get proper permission
  12. 12. Plagiarism Copying works created by other people Copyright infringement Plagiarism carries severe consequences
  13. 13. Consequences for Students  Zero credit on assignments  Expulsion from school  Expulsion from college  Legal action
  14. 14. Quick QuizCould this considered copyrighted material?
  15. 15. Citations Ko, S. S., & Rossen, S. (2010). Teaching online, a practical guide. (3 ed., pp. 227-246). New York, NY and London, England: Taylor & Francis. Batson, T. (2008). Web 2.0, secondary orality, and the gutenberg parenthesis. Campus Technology, 1-2. Retrieved from secondary-orality-and-the-gutenberg-parenthesis.aspx What is intellectual property?. (n.d.). Retrieved from Plagiarism faqs. (n.d.). Retrieved from Gunter, G. (2012). Retrieved from PqQplyB7nk1Bn1CpDdHnG2p5xVJ9VdJSGZyJMjwvJvWGrtmd!- 1342044840!!80!-1!2014172487!!80!- 1&appforward=/webct/urw/tp12994997983141.lc12719061571141/startFrameSet.dowe bct?forward=studentCourseView.dowebct&lcid=12719061571141