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 https://www.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 https://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 https://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 https://www.eff.org/teachingcopyright "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 https://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://web.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.
UK Intellectual Property https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/intellectual-property-office 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 https://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) https://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 https://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 https://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/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.
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. https://sites.umgc.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.
HK Intellectual Property Department https://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 |
Copyright and Fair Use Site https://fairuse.stanford.edu/ Primary materials / Legislation / Case Studies / Internet Resources / ... USA focussed.
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