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Copyright lesson ppt

  1. 1. Intellectual Property, Copyright,and Fair Use<br />What are they and why do we care???<br />
  2. 2. What is Intellectual Property?<br />Creative expression of an idea that is put into a fixed form . <br />Examples: books, plays, song lyrics, song melodies, video games, websites, online applications, photographs, videos, movies, designs, TV programs, performances, choreography, and more!!!<br />
  3. 3. Intellectual Property…problem<br />Even in its tangible forms, intellectual property can be difficult to understand and connect value to. <br />The complexity and confusion increases when the intellectual property is creative content that can be digitally distributed over the Internet.<br />Making something available on the Internet sometimes creates a disconnect between the content creator and the end user. (It’s so easy to cut-and-paste!)<br />
  4. 4. Stop Stealing My Stuff!!!<br />ralaenin<br />
  5. 5. What’s Plagiarism?<br />Using someone else’s ideas, words, or creative content without getting permission or giving proper credit.<br />Plain and simple: plagiarism is... <br />STEALING!!!<br />
  6. 6. What’s Copyright?<br />Copyright is a set of exclusive rights that allow an owner of creative content to do or authorize others to do these things: <br />reproduce the work; <br />distribute copies of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by rental, lease, or lending; <br />to perform the work publicly; <br />to display the work publicly; <br />to create derivative works; (that means to create new works based closely on the original, such as a translation of a book from one language into another, or making a book into a movie) <br />
  7. 7. How long does copyright last?<br />For individuals: 70 years after death of creator.<br />For corporations: 95 years from first publication, or 120 years from its creation. <br />Define: “Public domain”<br />Media Education Lab<br />
  8. 8. So how are we supposed to use stuff that we find on the Internet and in books or magazines???<br />
  9. 9. 1. Use the “Four Factors of Fair Use” to decide if you can use something.2. Cite your sources properly.<br />Media Education Lab<br />bigevil600<br />
  10. 10. What are the “Four Factors?”<br />Purpose—what are you using it for?<br />Nature—what is it that you’ve made?<br />Amount—how much did you use?<br />Effect—what will be the result of what you’ve made?<br />
  11. 11. More Details…<br />Check out this website by the Copyright Clearance Center to see if your use of “x” will be considered “Fair Use”:<br />http://www.copyright.com/Services/copyrightoncampus/basics/fairuse_list.html<br />
  12. 12. So…to review…<br />For written work: be sure to cite your sources (tell where you got your information) either in the paper itself or by using a Works Cited page at the end.<br />For creative content that you are using from the web, apply the “Four Factors of Fair Use” and then cite your source, ask for permission to use, and/or use an official notice on the opening slide. <br />
  13. 13. Multimedia Credits<br />Photo Slide 4: by ralaenin. Downloaded at http://www.veezzle.com/photo/453056/Screaming<br />Photo Slide 8: by svilen001. Downloaded at http://www.veezzle.com/photo/519037/question-con-2<br />Music videos on Slides 7 and 9 were produced by the Media Education Lab at Temple University in Pennsylvania, PA. They can be found on the web at http://mediaeducationlab.com/<br />Bibliography<br />Digital Citizenship & Creative Content Curriculum. Microsoft, 2008. http://digitalcitizenshiped.com/<br />Hobbs, R., Donnelly, K. & Braman, S. (2008). Teaching about Copyright and Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. [Multimedia curriculum.] http://mediaeducationlab.com <br />
  14. 14. Presentation by:Ms. M. HarrisDistrict LibrarianHeyworth CUSD #4November 2010<br />Ms. Harris, District Librarian<br />(although she doesn’t usually wear pearls in the library)<br />

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