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Print Friendly & PDF. Moodle @ UVa-Wise: Log in to the site. Copyrightconfusion - Reasoning. The most IMPORTANT thing is taking time to look at the FOUR FACTORS in the Fair Use Clause and reasoning whether your use is fair. Remember...CONTEXT and SITUATION determine how fair use applies This tool has been developed to help teachers and students reason through the fair use process.

You can see an example of how this tool is being used HERE Use the form online The data from this form feeds into a google spreadsheet so you can compare how individuals or groups reason the fair use of copyrighted material in a work. Print this form If you don't have a google account or would like to print this form for use with your students you can download a pdf version of this form. 1- Teach Copyright Teach Copyright is a great website where teachers and students can learn about interesting questions about copyright, technology, and law. 2- Copyright Advisory Network This website is a way for librarians to learn about copyright and see feedback and advice from fellow librarians and copyright specialists. 3- Center for Social Media Center for Social Media has a great document entitled The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education where you can learn a great deal of tips about copyright issues. 4- Copyright Confusion This is an awesome wiki that is teeming with tips and guidelines on the fair use of online resources and copyrighted materials . 5- Creative Commons This is where you can learn everything about Creative Commons and how you can share and also protect your online resources using the CCs.

This is a must read page about the implications of copyright issues when using technology in the classroom with our students. 7- Teachers First. June 11, 2014 Today, I am adding another wonderful work in this direction. This work is realized by Silvia Rosenthal and Meryl Zeidenberg. Most of the readers of this blog know Slivia (editor of the popular blog "Langwitches") for I have shared several of her works in the past. Silvia is definitely one of the tech gurus in the field of Ed Tech and I always find quality and depth of thought in her works . Silvia has also recently published a great article entitled" Blogging As Pedagogy: Facilitate Learning" which I highly recommend for you. Source: Langwitches. Other Infographics Student Infographics Teacher Infographics There are a lot of Copyright myths and misunderstandings – particularly when it comes to Internet Copyright Infringement. The Myths and Facts about Copyright Infringement Infographic explains how to avoid breaching Copyright and how to protect teachers and students from Copyright Infringement online.

Via: Embed This Education Infographic on your Site or Blog! Copy and Paste the following code! February 11, 2014 Working with digital media materials implicitly entails a tacit knowledge about the different concepts related to copyright and fair use. I have always insisted through the posts I shared in the "copyright materials for teachers " section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on the importance of teaching our students about how to properly credit sources and documents they grab from Internet.

Of course copyright literature is huge and complicated and is hard to understand it all but having a working rudimentary knowledge of what relates to copyright issues within educational settings is not something to sweat over. In this regard, I am sharing with you this great course entitled "Copyright Crash Course" from University of Texas that outlines in a very clear and eloquent language the different things we, as teachers and students, need to know about copyright. The main points covered in this course are featured below. Digital Citizenship Flashcards. One of the first things you definitely need to talk to your students about particularly during the first month of this new school year is the importance of respecting the copyrights of digital content they find on the net or anywhere else.

Students need to understand how to correctly attribute credits to copyright holders when they include their works in classroom projects. To do this, they need to comprehend the notion of creative Commons. Educational technology and Mobile Learning has already published some good posts to help you teach your students about Creative Commons, I invite you to have a look and share with your students as well. You might want to use it for your classroom blog or probably your students need it to license some of their digital creations. Click here to access the original fillable graphic. This is how Students Can Generate Creative Commons Licenses for Their Digital Productions. The 6 Types of Creative Commons Licences Students Should know about. S Copyright and Fair Use Resources. This is a tool that explains everything you need to know about copyright, and then some!

Learn what copyright is and is not, what it protects, what Public Domain is, what the difference is between Copyright and Plagiarism, and a LOT more. Do you remember what the acronym DMCA stands for? Click on the twelfth item in the Table of Contents to find a link to The Ultimate DMCA Guide for Students. Hint: Copyright Infringement Consequences. There are several other pertinent links and resources listed under Table of Contents item twelve. In the middle of the page, under Derivative Works, is a very cool video featuring John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars. The video is about buying copyrighted material or sharing the profits gained from it. Tag(s): copyright (49), digital citizenship (63), plagiarism (34) In the Classroom This site is a must-share with students for all middle school and secondary teachers.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons – The Edublogger. The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations.

Understanding digital copyright is an essential skill we need to understand and teach our students. With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online. This post was originally written by Ronnie Burt, on the Edublogger, on Feb, 2012. It’s been re-written with content and comments from the original post combined with updated content by Sue Waters. Rule 1: You Can’t Use Everything You Find On the Web This may seem obvious, but judging by the notices we have received, many teachers (and especially students) are under the impression that if it is on the web, then it is up for grabs. 1. 2. 3. 4. Learn about copyright and fair use issues facing writers today in this free lesson. It's especially important in the age of digital technology.

Copyright and fair use In our Avoiding Plagiarism module, we gave you tips for citing, quoting, and incorporating various sources into your writing projects. However, depending on what types of sources you use, you may also have to consider copyright and fair use laws. For example, if you want to use someone else's photo or song in one of your own projects, you'll need to make sure you have the legal right to do so. In this tutorial, you'll learn about the copyright protections that apply to work posted online, including images, text, videos, and more. The laws discussed in this tutorial are United States laws. What is copyright? Copyright is the legal concept that works—art, writing, images, music, and more—belong to the people who create them.

You can still cite and refer to other sources (including copyrighted materials) in your work. Use Information Correctly: Copyright and Fair Use - Full Page. The Best Ways to Use Google In the Classroom. Maybe you’re using Google for your personal email or to look someone up, but have you considered the many ways you can use this web search engine in the classroom? Since was first registered as a domain name in 1997, it has become a ubiquitous source of information. And that’s not all. Google also provides an ever-growing list of tools that can make your and your students’ day easier and more interesting.

Image from Flickr via Tomas de Aquino Use Google to Find ANYTHING Search for information. There’s a reason so many of us use the word Google and the word research almost interchangeably. Google Translate – change text into one of 90 languages. Google Images – some descriptions are best left to visuals. Google Earth – whether it’s understanding the sheer height of Mount Everest or looking at the proximity of middle eastern countries, Google Earth lets you take your students on a visual tour that is often more effective than photos. Google Goggles – what plant is this? Google URL Shortener. Posted by Michael Hermanto, Software Engineer, Firebase We launched the Google URL Shortener back in 2009 as a way to help people more easily share links and measure traffic online.

Since then, many popular URL shortening services have emerged and the ways people find content on the Internet have also changed dramatically, from primarily desktop webpages to apps, mobile devices, home assistants, and more. To refocus our efforts, we're turning down support for over the coming weeks and replacing it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL).

FDLs are smart URLs that allow you to send existing and potential users to any location within an iOS, Android or web app. We're excited to grow and improve the product going forward. While most features of will eventually sunset, all existing links will continue to redirect to the intended destination. For consumers After March 30, 2019, all links will continue to redirect to the intended destination. For developers. Great Tips on How to Effectively Search Gmail and Google Drive. April 28, 2015 In this wonderful video Google engineers Liu and Merrified share some interesting tips and insights on how to effectively search your Gmail and Drive.The purpose is to enable you to tap into some hidden gems that will allow you to search for what you need in Gmail or Drive quickly and accurately. All of the search tips Liu and Merrified talked about in this tutorial include search and Boolean operators.

This document from Gmail Help features some of the most useful operators to use when conducting internal searches in your Gmail. You should definitely bookmark and keep it for reference. Some of the tips we particularly like include: 1- has:attachment This allows you to search for emails with an attachment example: Example: from:david has:attachment Meaning: Messages from David that have an attachment. 2- After:/ Before:/ older:/ newer: You can use these words to filter your search to include only messages that were sent or received during a particular period of time.

Custom Search. Infographic: Get More Out Of Google. Web_Search_85x11. Tips_Tricks_85x11. Search Better: Google Search Tips - Full Page. If you ever get stuck on a Google search, use these Google search tips to discover the information you're looking for. Introduction to Google When you have a question, when you need information, when you want to find something specific, you need the best tools in order to find what you're looking for. That's where Google comes in. Google is the go-to search engine for most people on the Internet. It's so popular, in fact, that it's changed the way many of us talk about searching for information online. "I don't know the answer. "Whoa! "Relax... There are many reasons Google is so popular. Want to learn more? How to search There are several ways to conduct a Google search. Option 1: Go to Google's homepage at

Conducting a search at If your search results start loading before you finish typing, don't panic. Option 2: Your browser's search bar Firefox address bar and built-in search bar Option 3: Google Search app Google Search app on an iPhone Page Navigation Ads. 20 ideas for solid student blogging. My students love to tweet. They share photos on Instagram. They know all the cool viral videos on YouTube. They are expert digital collaborators, connecting with others to discuss topics near and dear to their hearts. That’s why I had them start blogging this year. It’s a work in progress, and I’ll do it much differently next year than I did in this inaugural year. After a year of experience and absorption of as many student blogging articles/chat comments/podcasts as possible, here are 20 things to consider: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

[RELATED: 6 reasons why I’m starting a teacher blog — and why you should, too] 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. What are your experiences and lessons learned from using student blogs? (For notifications of new Ditch That Textbook content and helpful links, “like” Ditch That Textbook on Facebook and follow @jmattmiller on Twitter!) Related Why I blog -- and why EVERY teacher should November 13, 2014 In "Teaching" March 17, 2014 In "Ed Tech" Collins Collaboration. The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching. Free Blogging platforms for teachers and students :A- Edublogs The world's most popular educational blogging service, Edublogs lets you easily create and manage student and teacher blogs, quickly customize and include videos. B- Blogger This is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.

This is probably the most user friendly blogging platform out there. You can set up as many blogs as you want and right from your Google account. C- Wordpress This is another great blogging platform for students and teachers and is very easy to use and completely free. How to set up a blog It depends on the kind of blogging platform you are going to use but generally speaking, the process is very easy and takes only a couple of minutes. Here are some examples of some of the best blogs nominated for Edublogs awards for the year 2011. CribSheet.Blogger3.pdf. Google Sites Resources for Educators - Mary Fran's Getting Started with Google Sites. Tips library: Sites tips – Google Learning Center. Get started with Sites – Google Learning Center. Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom.

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