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Clarifying Copyright - For Teachers. A guide for teachers With digital disruption changing the way we all access and disseminate information, recent changes to the legal framework for copyright with more to come, and the importance of academic integrity in the spotlight, teachers need to be tech-savvy and informed on the subject of copyright.

Clarifying Copyright - For Teachers

Research on Australians aged 12-17 indicates that: 31% pirate content onlinent 27% pirate content at school 76% have never learnt about piracy at school Teachers also suggest their understanding of copyright is limited, and Principals are keen to equip their staff with tools to understand, and to educate students about copyright and piracy. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

It criminalizes production and dissemination of technology, devices, or services intended to circumvent measures (commonly known as digital rights management or DRM) that control access to copyrighted works. It also criminalizes the act of circumventing an access control, whether or not there is actual infringement of copyright itself. 15 Surprising Things That Can’t Be Copyrighted – The Mission – Medium. What is copyright?

15 Surprising Things That Can’t Be Copyrighted – The Mission – Medium

In short, it’s a legal right for content creators. Copyright applies to billions of pieces of content on the web and in the real world, yet how it works and when it applies is still a mystery to many. Is this image or that piece of background music free to use? Can you copyright a name? Can I copyright a recipe, or a business practice I created? Nothing beats the real thing. IP infographics copynotright. Copyright & Copyleft - Home - Welcome to Copyright and Copyleft. 5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship. "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues.

5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen. Copyright & creativity for ethical digital citizens - ikeepsafe.org. The project was sponsored in part by a generous grant from the Center for Copyright Information.

Copyright & creativity for ethical digital citizens - ikeepsafe.org

Click here to review the curriculum without providing your information. With Special Thanks. Copyrights and Wrongs (9-12) Copyright in NSW government schools. Copyrightguidesch. Copyright Basics (Global) 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. 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. However, often we forget that students should also know how the law works. To be precise, they need to know about copyright law, how it’s related to plagiarism, how students should work with copyrighted works and protect their own writing from copyright infringement, and even the origins of copyright laws.

Below I provide you with a list of must-know copyright basics with which every student should be familiar. 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. The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. Coordinated by: The Media Education Lab, Temple University The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law The Center for Media & Social Impact, American University With funding from: The John D. and Catherine T.

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

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: literary works: novels, textbooks, manuals, newspapers, magazines, song lyrics, databasesartistic works: paintings, sculpture, drawings, cartoons, photographs, maps, architecturemusical works: song music, jinglesdramatic works: plays, screenplaysfilms: cinematography, videos, DVDs, televisionsound recordings: CD, DVD, vinyl, cassettes, MP3sbroadcasts: radio, television. Dear teacher: copyright concerns you — copyright untangled. A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit. However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material. Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films.

You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves. If you are reviewing a book, you may want to share its cover art. Smartcopying: the official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE. Gaiman on Copyright Piracy and the Web. Copyright and Fair Use Animation Video.