Copyright for teachers http://copyright4teachers.weebly.com/ Copyright for teachers
Curated and maintained by Dianne McKenzie
Most of the resources in this collection are based on US Copyright law, which is generally followed in many other countries with a few local tweeks, so you need to know what these tweeks are to stay within the laws of your country.
Successful Plagiarism 101 http://chronicle.com/article/Successful-Plagiarism-101/138413/ Successful Plagiarism 101
So I had a dilemma. As an educator, I knew there was no earthly way this student could produce a genuine five-page research essay (by tomorrow) with her current skill set. But as a fellow human, I also felt sorry that she had been passed along and never adequately prepared for college-level writing, never shown how to read, how to summarize, or how to select quotes.
Copyright in Canada ... for Educators http://www.accesscopyright.ca/educators/ Copyright in Canada ... for Educators
In schools across Canada, from elementary to post secondary, comprehensive licences and tariffs from Access Copyright are at work every day, making sure Canadian educators and students have access to a global repertoire of content to meet their learning needs. The licences and tariffs give educators and students advance permission to copy from millions of copyright protected newspapers, magazines, journals and books from around the world.
Copyright in English language teaching http://bit.ly/cpK39z A review of how international law affects English teachers in different countries.
Copyright in English language teaching
Teaching Copyright Project by EFF http://www.teachingcopyright.org/ "A project by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been created to help teachers provide accurate informations about the laws concerning digital rights & the concepts of copyright and piracy.
There are lots of free resources for both student and educators, available in PDF documents, external links, or “Frequently Asked Questions” pages; you can access all of them on the TeachingCopyright website, which is structured as a curriculum…"
Copyright Resources http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Internet/3copyright.html The resources listed below are worth going through if you need to get familiar with the big picture - and it's big. If you think you already understand then just click on the links that get you to the point you want to read about quickly.
Copyright is a very important issue in the current world and there are valuable resources regarding copyright on the Educational CyberPlayGround ...
Tales from the Public Domain : BOUND BY LAW? https://law.duke.edu/cspd/comics/ Tales from the Public Domain : BOUND BY LAW?
?ound by Law translates law into plain English and abstract ideas into ?isual metaphors.?So the comic's heroine, Akiko, brandishes a laser gun as she fends off a cyclopean 'Rights Monster' - all the while learning copyright law basics, including the line between fair use and copyright infringement.?br>
This comic book was made possible by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It is a project of Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain, which focuses on the delicate balance between intellectual property and the public domain - the realm of material that is free to use without permission or payment.
Stephen Downes : Webpage https://www.downes.ca/me/presentations.htm Stephen Downes : Webpage
He has made available on his page PowerPoints of presentations he has given on Digital Rights
Distributed Digital Rights Management DDRM | Coping With Digital Rights Management | Coping With Digital Rights Management |
i-SAFE America http://isafe.org/wp/ Founded in 1998, i-SAFE America provides Internet safety information and knowledge to students, parents, and everyone in the community in a variety of ways.
The i-SAFE Safe Schools Education Initiative brings fun, interactive curriculum lessons into the classroom and teaches students about online safety and responsibility. i-SAFE partners Education and Law Enforcement officials with school districts nationwide to accomplish the goal of educating and empowering youth to take control of their online experiences and help educate and empower others to do the same.
UK Intellectual Property http://www.ipo.gov.uk/ Welcome to the Government-backed home of UK Intellectual Property on the Internet. We hope to bring you all the answers to your questions and all the resources you need to find your way through the IP jungle of Copyright, Designs, Patents and Trade Marks.
This site is designed to signpost you to the correct resource for intellectual property that will best satisfy your needs.
The site was born in June 2000 as a result of a recommendation in the report from the Intellectual Property Group (IPG) of the Government's Creative Industries Task Force which was supported by The UK Patent Office Steering Board. The IPG recommended: "A single web site containing basic information about intellectual property should signpost users and creators appropriately, so that they can obtain licences for particular use and information to enable them to protect their rights, and should be sign posted from other sites where those seeking information might be looking."
Creative Commons cc http://creativecommons.org/ Creative Commons is devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others to build upon and share.
Creative Commons's first project, in December 2002, was the release of a set of copyright licenses free for public use. Taking inspiration in part from the Free Software Foundation's GNU General Public License (GNU GPL), Creative Commons has developed a Web application that helps people dedicate their creative works to the public domain ?or retain their copyright while licensing them as free for certain uses, on certain conditions.
The Educational Recording Agency Ltd (UK) http://www.era.org.uk/ The Educational Recording Agency Ltd (UK)
The ERA Licensing Scheme permits staff at educational establishments to record, for non-commercial educational purposes, broadcast output of ERA's Members. You will require a licence if you wish to use recordings as a teaching resource.
Most educational establishments in the UK are already covered by an ERA Licence. This may be by individual licence or as part of a blanket licence agreement, but all licences are renewable annually. Please check current tariffs and licensing agreements for further information.
What is Copyright Protection http://www.whatiscopyright.org/ What is Copyright Protection
This page covers the basic definitions regarding copyrights. It has been written using the Berne Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Property (Berne Convention) as the main bibliographical source, and does not refer to the laws of any country in particular. Therefore, comparing this document to the particular laws of your country may arise in discrepancies. However, copyright laws vary from country to country but as a rule do not contravene or provide less copyright protection than the Berne Convention, provided the country in question is a member thereof.
Schools, the Internet, and Copyright Law http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech121.shtml Schools, the Internet, and Copyright Law
Except for the occasional plagiarized passage or unattributed reference in student research papers, most veteran K-12 educators have had little experience dealing with copyright issues in their classrooms.
With the advent of the Internet, however, their need to know about copyright law and to understand its implications for such activities as Internet research, downloading programs and documents, creating class Web sites, and installing software on school networks has increased dramatically.
The Copyright Website http://www.benedict.com/ Welcome to the Copyright Website! This portal provides real world, practical and relevant copyright information for anyone navigating the net.
Launched on May Day '95, the Copyright Website strives to lubricate the machinations of information delivery. As spice is to Dune, information is to the Web; the spice must flow. Or, if you prefer another metaphor, take the blue pill and I'll show you just how deep the rabbit hole goes...
Copywatch (UK) https://www.cla.co.uk/ Copywatch is CLA's campaign to stop the illegal photocopying and scanning of books, journals and magazines. Go to the Copywatch website page now and blow the whistle.
Adventures of Cyberbee http://www.cyberbee.com/ Adventures of Cyberbee
When Henry decides to build a cabin, he is given lots of advice from his friends. Follow Henry through the building process and see how his cabin is just right!
This interactive question and answer activity for students will teach them the basics about copyright. There are also resources and lesson ideas for teachers on the Copyright with Cyberbee page.
Landmark Project's Permission template (copyright) http://www.landmark-project.com/permission1.php If students find, capture, or scan images that are copyrighted, they will want to ask permission to use them.
One of the most important lessons that we can teach our students about Net-based information is the concept that information is property. It results from hard work and remains the property of its creator unless otherwise clearly indicated.
University of Maryland's Copyright and Fair Use site. http://www.umuc.edu/library/libhow/copyright.cfm University of Maryland's Copyright and Fair Use site.
Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web
This document's purpose is to help faculty, students and staff make informed decisions before using materials in the classroom, for course reserves, or the Internet or World Wide Web.
Copyright Issues in Education http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic24.htm What is intellectual property?
Is it okay to copy information such as words and pictures from a book, a CD-ROM, or the Internet?
Do I need to get permission to link to someone's website?
How can I tell if a student has copied their report from the web?
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HK Intellectual Property Department http://www.ipd.gov.hk/ The Intellectual Property Department is situated at : 24th and 25th Floor Wu Chung House 213 Queen's Road East Wan Chai Hong Kong
The Receipt and Public Enquiry Reception Counter and the Shroff Office of the Trade Marks Registry, Patents Registry and Registered Designs Registry are on the 24th Floor.
Summaries of IP legislation | Download various IPD forms | Intellectual Property Department Circulars | Copyright |
A brief intro to copyright http://www.templetons.com/brad/copyright.html This document is here because many people read my original article on copyright myths without knowing very much about what copyright is to begin with. This article is not about to teach you all about copyright, though there are some decent sites out there with lots of details, including: .....
Copyright and Fair Use Site http://fairuse.stanford.edu/ Primary materials / Legislation / Case Studies / Internet Resources / ... USA focussed.
10 Big Myths about copyright explained http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html Note that this is an essay about copyright myths. It assumes you know at least what copyright is -- basically the legal exclusive right of the author of a creative work to control the copying of that work. If you didn't know that, check out my own brief introduction to copyright for more information. Feel free to link to this document, don't even ask! If you ask, it will make me wonder if you even read it.
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