Presentation on Copyright in the Schools

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Presentation on Copyright in the Schools

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

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