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Legal 08

  1. 1. The Legal Digital Classroom <ul><li>What you should know about technology integration in the classroom </li></ul>
  2. 2. Legal Issues with Technology
  3. 3. CIPA: Children’s Internet Protection Act <ul><li>All Public School Systems must have a specific technology that blocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, and harmful to minors. </li></ul><ul><li>All students using the internet at school must sign (and their parents must also sign) an Acceptable Use Policy. </li></ul><ul><li>All computer use must be monitored at all times (No open labs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat rooms must be monitored for every message sent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email must be monitored for every message sent. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> More information about CIPA: </li></ul>
  4. 4. DOPA: Deleting Online Predators Act <ul><li>In Congress right now! </li></ul><ul><li>The bill would require schools and libraries to protect minors from online predators in the absence of parental supervision when using &quot;Commercial Social Networking Websites&quot; and &quot;Chat Rooms&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>The bill would prohibit schools and libraries from providing access to these types of websites to minors. </li></ul><ul><li>The bill also would require the institutions to be capable of disabling the restrictions for &quot;use by an adult or by minors with adult supervision to enable access for educational purposes.” </li></ul><ul><li>More Information: : </li></ul>
  5. 5. Take the 4 question Fair Use Quiz
  6. 6. #1 A middle school science class studying ocean ecosystems must gather material for multimedia projects. The teacher downloads pictures and information on marine life from various commercial and noncommercial sites to store in a folder for students to access. This is fair use. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1698 </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1702 </li></ul>
  7. 8. #2 An elementary school designs a password-protected Web site for families and faculty only. It's OK for teachers to post student work there, even when it uses copyright material without permission. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1703 </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1704 </li></ul>
  8. 10. #3 A student film buff downloads a new release from a Taiwanese Web site to use for a humanities project. As long as the student gives credit to the sites from which he's downloaded material, this is covered under fair use. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1032 </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1033 </li></ul>
  9. 12. #4 A teacher gets clip art and music from popular file- sharing sites, then creates a lesson plan and posts it on the school Web site to share with other teachers. This is permissible. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1035 </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>Message: Cast 1393 </li></ul>
  10. 14. Digital ONLY <ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Private (Fair use) </li></ul><ul><li>In classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Intranet/Password Protected </li></ul>
  11. 15. Fairuse Multimedia <ul><li>Pictures and Images </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Effects </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 16. Liability with Copyright <ul><li>&quot; School districts are liable for any copyright violations committed by their staff, and the area with the greatest potential for liability is the district's public Web site&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Willard from education World. </li></ul>
  13. 17. Checking for Copyright of your work online <ul><li>Google Alerts (sends you an email anytime your name appears on the internet--this is how others find out your are copyrighting THEIR material as well) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 18. Issues of Copyright and Fair Use in the classroom <ul><li>Four Factor Test </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright Do’s and Don’ts for internet issues. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 19. Help your students understand copyright <ul><li>Be a role model. Let your students know about how you try to stay within copyright guidelines throughout the entire school year! </li></ul><ul><li>Help your students learn about the value of created works and develop respect for the creators by discussing the importance of such works on the advancement of society. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach your students to request permission when in doubt about the status of a particular work or the appropriateness of their use of that work. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Ten Tips for Asking for Permission </li></ul></ul>
  16. 20. Creative Commons Copyright License your student’s work and respect those that use Creative Commons Example: Flickr Advanced Search
  17. 21. Internet Safety
  18. 22. Internet/Mobile Safety <ul><li>Nothing is SAFE that is not password protected </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is Archived </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100% safe from outsiders! </li></ul>
  19. 23. Internet Safety for Kids <ul><li>Lesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Filtered Free email and blog accounts for students </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Search Engine with Google </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 24. Parent Resources <ul><li>your kids do NOT have a right to privacy when it comes to internet or computer use, and you as a parent have a right and a responsibility to see to it that they're not getting into anything they shouldn't be getting into. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Court previously took judicial notice that every computer is manufactured with an on/off switch, that parents may utilize, in the end, to control the information which comes into their home via the Internet.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>~ Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, in Cyberspace v. Engler </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Safe Sites for Parent Information </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 25. Student Internet Safety Guidelines <ul><li>1. I will never post any information more personal than my first name nor will I post pictures of myself. </li></ul><ul><li>2. I will not plagiarize, instead I will expand on others' ideas and give credit where it is due. </li></ul><ul><li>3. I will use language appropriate for school. </li></ul><ul><li>4. I will not insult my fellow students or their writing. </li></ul><ul><li>5. I will only post pieces that I am comfortable with everyone seeing; other pieces I will keep as drafts. </li></ul><ul><li>6. I will not be afraid to express my ideas, while not overgeneralizing or making derogatory/inflammatory remarks; any posts or edits on controversial issues must either be submitted to Mr. Wilkoff prior to posting or be a part of a classroom project/question which addresses controversial issues. </li></ul><ul><li>7. I will use constructive/productive/purposeful criticism, supporting any idea, comment, or critique I have with evidence. </li></ul>
  22. 26. <ul><li>8. I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my time when I write. </li></ul><ul><li>9. I will try to spell everything correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>10. I will not use my public writing (blog posts, comments, discussion topics, wiki edits) as a chat room, instead, I will save IM language for private conversations. </li></ul><ul><li>11. I will not bully others in my blog posts or in my comments. </li></ul><ul><li>12. I will never access another student's account in order to pose as them or look at their personal content, but I will advise them when they haven't logged out of their computer from my own account. </li></ul><ul><li>13. I will be proactive in monitoring the comments that others leave on my blog, utilizing the comment blacklist if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>14. I will personalize my blog and keep my writing authentic, while taking responsibility for anything blogged in my name. </li></ul><ul><li>15. I will not provoke other students in my blog posts or comments. </li></ul><ul><li>16. I will use my online content as an extension of the classroom, and in doing so, I will leave anything that unsaid in the classroom unsaid online. </li></ul><ul><li>17. I will only post photos which are school appropriate and either in the creative commons or correctly cited. </li></ul><ul><li>18. I will not spam (including, but not limited to meaningless messages, mass messages, and repetitive messages) </li></ul><ul><li>19. I will only post comments on posts that I have fully read, rather than just skimmed. </li></ul><ul><li>20. I will respect the public nature of online information, and in doing so, I will respect the wishes of my fellow students for keeping their information (full name, compromising stories, etc.) private. </li></ul>
  23. 27. Citations <ul><li>Easy way to generate MLA and APA citations </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  24. 28. Plagiarism and the Internet <ul><li>Academic Integrity at the University of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Check for Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>