Copyright and Fair Use Digital Citizenship for our Grades 6-12 Learners
Copyright and Fair Use
Complete and submit this Copyright Form to see what you know about Copyright and Fair Use. Copyright Form After you complete and submit form, you can discuss your answers. Copyright Discussion What do you know about Copyright?
Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works. U.S. copyright law generally gives the author/creator or owner of an original creative work an exclusive right to: Reproduce (copy) or distribute the original work to the public (e.g., create and sell copies of a film) Create new works based upon the original work (e.g., make a movie based on a book) Perform or display the work publicly (e.g., perform a play) What is Copyright and Fair Use?
Literary works Music and lyrics Dramatic works and music Pantomimes and choreographic works Photographs, graphics, paintings and sculptural works Motion pictures and other audiovisual works Video games and computer software Audio recordings Architectural works What types of works are protected by copyright?
Unfixed works that have not been recorded in a tangible, fixed form (e.g., a song you made up and sang in the shower) Work in the public domain (see below) Titles, names, short phrases, and slogans; familiar symbols or designs; numbers Ideas and facts Processes and systems (e.g., the Dewey decimal system) Federal government works (e.g., the tax code) What is not protected by copyright?
English Stature of Anne – enacted in the 18 century – gave authors an exclusive right for 14 years to copy and distribute their works. The Framers of the U.S. Constitution wrote in Article 1, Section 8 "To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries." History of Copyright and Innovation
In 1790, Congress passed the first U.S. Copyright Act History of Copyright Activities: Law and Technology Timeline United States Copyright Office A Brief Introduction and History Copyright History Activity History of Copyright and Innovation
Digital Citizenship is an National Educational Technology Standard. Meet the needs of our Digital Users and prepare students/technology users for a society full of technology. Protection and Safety –Plagiarism, Piracy, and Mashups. Our emerging technology affects commerce, society, and culture – and how individuals can be impacted by the changes. Why is Copyright and Fair Use Important?
National Educational Technology Standards NETS -Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Digital Citizenship - ISTE, * Click on the links included in the PDF Digital Citizenship
Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship. NETS*S Digital Citizenship Students addresses social responsibility and ethical issues related to digital citizenship:
Watch this You Tube Video to see how our Digital Users Learn: NewDid You Know?Video Students are changing…… Society is changing..... Our world is changing….. Education is changing Today’s Digital Users
84% of teens own a computer, cell phone or MP3 Facebook: 3rd most popular site in the US behind Google and Yahoo 94% use the Internet for school research; 71% used the Internet as the major source for their most recent major school project or report Project Tomorrow, 2009 To learn more about Speak Up, visit: www.tomorrow.org Today’s Digital Learners
What is Plagiarism? Plagiarism is when you use a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn Plagiarism – A Quick Guide to Plagiarism Plagiarism
What is Piracy? Copyright infringement (or copyright violation) is the unauthorized use of material that is covered by copyright law, in a manner that violates one of the copyright owner's exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piracy_(media) Click on the Piracy Video link and discuss why Piracy is illegal Piracy
What is a Mash-Up? A mashup, bootleg or blend (also mash up and mash-up) is a song or composition created by blending two or more songs, usually by overlaying the ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashup_(music) In web development, a mashup is a Web application that combines data or functionality from two or more sources into a single integrated application. ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashup_(web_application_hybrid) A video mashup (also written as video mash-up) is the combination of multiple sources of video—which usually have no relevance with each other ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashup_(video) Click on this Mashup link, view, and discuss. Coldplay vs Copyright Mash-Ups
Do you share music or movies with your friends? What is P2P software? Here are resources to learn more about Peer-To-Peer Sharing Copyright Glossary Trial Guide for the Educator Peer-To-Peer File Sharing
There are tools you can use to find and prevent Plagiarism. Turnitin – A web-based solution that lets educators and their students check written work for improper citation or misappropriated content Copyright Clearance Center – This website can help you find the owner of a given piece of material. You can copy and paste a sentence from the questionable student work in the search engine. By placing double quotes (") at each end of the sentence you will force the search engine to return results with the exact phrase or sentence. What to do if you aren’t sure?
What is Intellectual Property? Do you own work you post online? Can you use of peoples work? Here are some factors about Intellectual Property What is the character of the use? What is the nature of the work to be used? How much of the work will you use? What effect would the use have on the market for the original work? Intellectual Property
Learn how to prevent cyber crime, know the law, your rights and how to avoid misuse of the Internet.
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Cyber Tree House
http://www.cybertreehouse.com/ Digital CitizenshipActivities and Discussions
Is it Wrong to Share Your Music? Should downloading music be legal, and different opinions about that. Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright - sponsored by the Library of Congress. Cyberbee Copyright Information – This site is for elementary students, but it can be fun and education for all ages. Digital CitizenshipActivities and Discussions
As students, learners, and educators we need to understand Copyright and Fair Use. Digital citizenship is more than literacy, it is living safely, civilly, and effectively in our increasingly digital world. Will you be a good digital citizen? Summary