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Edtc6340 jessica burnias_copyright

  1. 1. Jessica Burnias<br />EDTC 6340.66<br />September 4, 2011<br />Copyright:What You Should Know<br />
  2. 2. The First Copyright Law<br />1790<br />Author was granted protection<br />Maps, Charts, or Books<br />14 years<br />Renewal term of up to 14 years<br />Exclusive right to <br />Print<br />Reprint<br />Publish<br />Vend<br />
  3. 3. Copyright Basics<br />U.S. copyright law is found in Title 17 of the United States Code <br />To qualify for copyright protection the work must be<br />Original<br />Creative to a minimal degree<br />In a fixed or tangible form of expression<br />
  4. 4. Ownership/Author<br />Ownership usually falls under the owner <br />Ownership could be sometimes be the employer depending on why and when it was created<br />“An author is someone who contributes copyrightable expression to the work.”<br />Examples of copyrightable expression<br />Poetry, Prose, software applications, artwork, musical notation, recorded music and/or song, animations, video, java applets, a web page, a website design, blog posts and comments, architectural drawings, photographs<br />
  5. 5. Fair Use<br />Copyright Act of 1976 <br />Sections 107-118<br />Contains a list of various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair:<br />Criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research<br />Four factors to determine fair use:<br />Is it for commercial use or is for nonprofit educational purposes<br />Nature of the work<br />The portion being used in relationship to the whole<br />Will it effect the value of the work<br />
  6. 6. The Teach Act Section 110(1&2)<br />This allows teachers to display or show and perform others’ work in the classroom<br />“A teacher may show or perform any work related to the curriculum, regardless of the medium, face-to-face in the classroom”<br />“Audiovisual works and dramatic musical works may only be shown as clips”<br />
  7. 7. Copyright Infringement<br />Anyone who uses an author’s work without the owner’s permission is guilty<br />Examples: <br />Using an author’s work and proclaiming as your own<br />Making copies of a book and selling the copies<br />Downloading music without paying for a copy<br />
  8. 8. What is Not Protected by Copyright Law<br />Ideas, procedures, methods, processes, concepts, principles, discoveries, or devices<br />Titles, names, short phrases, and slogans<br />Works by the US government<br />
  9. 9. Alternatives <br />There are different websites that contain works that can be used<br />Example<br /> www.clipart.com<br />Public Domain<br />Intellectual property, not owned or controlled by anyone<br />These are public property anyone can use them for any purpose<br />Includes <br />Works with expired copyrights<br />Works released to the public domain by the copyright holder<br />Government documents<br />
  10. 10. Why is Copyright Important in the Classroom? <br />To demonstrate to our students the importance of giving credit to the author/owner for their hard work.<br />Encourage our students:<br />Not to burn CDs<br />Filesharing<br />Lime Wire<br />Not to cut and paste<br />Paraphrase<br />Cite Sources<br />
  11. 11. Works Cited<br />Copyright Crash Course. 29 Aug 2011 <http://www.lib.utexas.edu/><br />U.S. Copyright Office –Fair Use. Copyright-Fair Use. 4 Sept. 2011 <http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html><br />

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