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This is a presentation that was made to accompany a literature review done on copyright and plagiarism in the schools.

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  • The Puzzle of Copyright Laws
    “Piecing” Together Copyright in Schools
    A Report By:
    Mackenzie Michals, Megan Stowell, and RebekahTrombley
    EDU 290H 8:00 Section
    Dr. Willam Merrill
    4 May 2010
  • A Humorous Take on the Copyright Issue:
    http://rtmmms.wikispaces.com/Research+Paper
  • The Beginning of Copyright:
    -Seen the start of copyright all throughout history
    -1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
    -Two views on why we have copyright
    -Public benefit
    -Natural law
  • Other Problems in the Modern Era:
    -Easier access to creator's works
    -Other hand, easier to get caught stealing that work
    -Gap between copyright law and norms of society
    -Average person could be infringing everyday
  • Public Domain and the Need for Reform:
    • Sonny Bono Act cut down on Public Domain opportunities
    • Example: The Scarlet Letter Website
    - With New Digital Age the Need was apparent for reform
  • Creative Commons:
    -Created in 2002
    -In between " All Rights Reserved" and "No Rights Reserved”
    - Six Basic Types of Creative Commons Licenses
  • Types of Creative Commons Licenses:
    - Attribution
    - Attribution Share Alike
    - Attribution No Derivatives
    - Attribution Non-Commercial
    - Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    -Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
  • How Does this
    Impact the
    Schools?
  • Are Students Following Copyright Laws?
    The opinions Vary
    -Yes
    -No
  • How Schools Are Addressing the Issue of Plagiarism:
    -Plagiarism Protection Services
    -Copyright Education
    -Alternative Assignments
    -Reform in Schools as a Whole
  • Recommendations
  • Credits:
    Information presented was based on a literature review by Mackenzie Michals, Megan Stowell, and RebekahTrombley. The sources used for this paper and presentation can be found at
    http://rtmmms.wikispaces.com/Research+Paper
    in the resources section.
    Photo Credit:
    HoriaVarlan
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4522267829