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How To Teach Your Students Copyright Basics. While in school, students learn a range of things that will help them with studying in a college or university and assist them throughout their future lives.

How To Teach Your Students Copyright Basics

All of them are extremely important—how to express thoughts orally and in writing, how to manage time, how to collaborate with others, and many other useful things. #remixvic. Ethical Blogging: Sourcing Images. Another Wednesday, another post on ethical blogging!

Ethical Blogging: Sourcing Images

For those who are just coming to Future Conscience, I have recently started a series of posts on what we feel are some good blogging practices. Each week we will be looking at a different topic in order to try and build up a body of information for bloggers new and old alike that helps guide you towards a more ethical mindset when it comes to your blog.

It’s not hard to find fantastic, ethical images for your blog. Dear teacher: copyright concerns you — copyright untangled. Independent Schools Victoria. Independent Schools Victoria has negotiated licence agreements with agencies selected by the Australian Government to collect and distribute copyright fees.

Independent Schools Victoria

This means that schools do not have to seek permission each time they need to make multiple copies of copyright material for educational purposes. Material protected by copyright includes: The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. • Code of Best Practices • Fair Use in Media Literacy Education FAQ • Teaching Tools • Statement of the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study.

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

Is copyright law in China any different from in the United States? A group of Chinese writers is accusing Google of copyright infringement after the company scanned their books as part of its massive Google Library project, China Daily reported Wednesday.

Is copyright law in China any different from in the United States?

We're used to hearing about China failing to enforce U.S. copyright laws—but not the reverse. Is copyright law in China any different from in the United States? Not substantially so. China has signed onto both major international copyright treaties—the century-old Berne Convention and the decade-old Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, orTRIPS Agreement—which set minimum standards for copyright regulation.

Why Your Favorite Video Just Disappeared From YouTube. YouTube is the most popular video platform in the world, but that doesn’t make it exempt from intellectual property laws.

Why Your Favorite Video Just Disappeared From YouTube

In fact, with the spotlight on YouTube, it makes it even more vulnerable. This means that any video which infringes trademark or copyright laws can be removed from YouTube, often without warning. Copyright and Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens - A New Literacy. These 39 Sites Have Amazing Stock Photos You Can Use For Free — Vantage. It can be insanely hard to find high quality, high-res free stock photos for personal and commercial use.

These 39 Sites Have Amazing Stock Photos You Can Use For Free — Vantage

Plagiarism - What's The Difference? Jakar Dzong, Bhutan.

Plagiarism - What's The Difference?

The huge prayer wheel and the small monk were blurred with a long exposure. I'm sure I'm not the first photographer to have used a long exposure for this subject, but as long as I am not copying someone else's photograph, I have nothing to fear! David Oliver and I are leading a group to Bhutan next year - only a few places left, so get in touch if you're interested.

In the AIPP's The Working Pro newsletter this month, I wrote a piece about plagiarism - the direct copying of someone else's work. In the old days of painting, it was usual for a student to directly copy the work of his master as a process of learning. The problem isn't in the copying, it is in misrepresenting the photograph as being your own work.

So, what about subjects that have been photographed before? 10 websites that give stunning free images. Jul 22, 2015 | Sanjay Kashyap | Here is a list of 10 websites that give you stunning images and photographs absolutely free for use on website, blogs, PDFs, slideshows and wherever you want!

10 websites that give stunning free images

If you have been a digital or content marketer for some time, you know this problem only too well – there isn’t much free stuff when it comes to visuals or photographs for your precious content. And as you might be fully aware by now – you just can’t substitute having visuals with texts. Visuals gives your text – be it website content, blog, social media posts, e-papers, presentations and books, researches –a powerful reach that is changes the way the content is received by your target audience.

And that’s because the brain processes images faster than the written text – 60,000 times faster. Source: LeapAgency. 15 Best Sites for Open Source Images. Recently, a teacher we know put together a concise and effective PowerPoint presentation which was well received.

15 Best Sites for Open Source Images

The only thing was that when the students inquired where the photos came from, the teacher said he searched for them using Google. The students replied, “You mean you stole them!” (Some of the images still prominently displayed the watermark from iStock photo!) Trust me, you don’t want to be in this position, especially if you are trying to teach the 21st Century Fluencies of Global Digital Citizenship. Through this experience, the teacher was gently reminded that he shouldn’t use any random image from the Internet without permission. The lines have become foggy as the Internet blurs the lines of fair use copyright issues. Resources for Copyright: 31 Amazing Sites with Free Music for Videos. As you’ll have seen from the Creative Commons license type descriptions, there are a number of licenses only available for non-commercial use. So how do you know whether your project is commercial or non-commercial? Creative Commons’ own definition of commercial use is as follows:

Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! Pixabay - Images gratuites. Copyright Basics (Global) Explainer: Creative Commons. The digital age has presented many and diverse challenges for copyright law. The rapid uptake of digital, networked technologies led to widespread online distribution of content, as well as the emergence of new practices and technologies that enabled digital content to be shared, reused and remixed on an unprecedented scale. But while technology provided the capacity for sharing and reuse of content to occur on a vast scale, legal restrictions on the use of copyright material hampered its negotiability in the digital environment. Creative Commons (CC) emerged as a direct response to the shortcomings of copyright laws and licensing practices in the dynamic, interactive and distributed internet environment.

The founders of CC recognised the power of the digital online environment, and saw the importance of enabling materials and information to flow online. The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. Creative Commons: What Every Educator Needs to Know.