By: Catherine ErnstFor use in High School or Higher Education
The Basics Copyright law- Specific laws stating what materials are protected by copyright Allows for fair use Only applies to tangible materials
What is Fair Use? Allows for exceptions to copyright Ex: Teachers may use copyrighted materials BUT cannot share it freely with others.
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?
Three Key Steps to Fair Use Limit TIME Limit AMOUNT Limit ACCESS
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
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.
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
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
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
Plagiarism Copying works created by other people Copyright infringement Plagiarism carries severe consequences
Consequences for Students Zero credit on assignments Expulsion from school Expulsion from college Legal action
Quick QuizCould this considered copyrighted material?
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