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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. Citefast automatically formats citations: APA 6th edition, MLA 7th ed. and Chicago 16th ed. Creationistas. Excellent Video Tutorials for Teachers and Students to Learn about Copyright and Common Sense.

1- Creatie Commons Kiwi 2- What is Creative Commons License.

Excellent Video Tutorials for Teachers and Students to Learn about Copyright and Common Sense

Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators. I absolutely love it when teachers and students create, remix, and mash up media; it's a fantastic way to encourage deeper learning and media literacy.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

But one issue that complicates digital freedom of expression is copyright law. While many would argue that copyright law is outdated and badly in need of an overhaul, it's still critical that adults and kids alike have a basic understanding of what's legal and ethical while playing with other people's intellectual property. Here's a list of videos I collected to help you navigate the murky waters of copyright law in educational settings. Son of Citation Machine. New Creative Commons Information Pack. Creative Commons in our Schools. Let's Teach Our Students About Copyright: 15 Sites Which Can Assist You. Up, Up and Away? (TM) Level: Grades 7 to 8 About the Author: Matthew Johnson, Director of Education, MediaSmarts Overview In this lesson students encounter the key concepts of intellectual property, learning the difference between copyright and trademark and coming to understand how these affect how media products are created and sold.

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

The lesson uses the legal decision regarding the rights to the comic book hero Superman to help students understand the different ways in which intellectual properties can be owned, leased and sold. It begins with a discussion that examines students’ understanding of intellectual property principles and then looks closely at the Superman case to introduce key topics and questions. Learning Outcomes.

Find an Answer - Australian Copyright Council. Activity 7: Fair use, copyright, and introduction to using images. Welcome to our free professional development series on class and student blogging!

Activity 7: Fair use, copyright, and introduction to using images

This series consists of a range of activities that take you through the process of class and student blogging. While many of the class blog examples we’ve included are from primary grades, the same principles apply for class blogs regardless of student age (including adult learners). The activities can be completed at your own pace and in any order! The aim of this activity is to introduce you to the use of images and how to use them on class and student blogs. Click on a link below to go to the section you want to work on: Back to Top Introduction to copyright, fair use and using images in blog posts You can’t just use any image you like in a blog post. Why? I’m sure you’re probably thinking it is okay because as educators, we have a few more flexible rules, called “Fair Use”, to play by. So what does this mean? You need to: Here’s a list of websites you can use for sourcing images: Attribution CC BY Back to Top 1.

Publish/Audio. Internet Archive SoundCloud SoundCloud is a music and audio sharing community that allows artists to upload its works under the full suite of CC licenses.

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Its set of tools integrate nicely across the web, with adoptions from well known artists and labels. Choose a License. Copyright & Copyleft - Home - Welcome to Copyright and Copyleft. Creative Commons Kiwi. Plagiarism Checker - the most accurate and absolutely FREE! Try now! Copyright and Intellectual Property. Copyright and Creative Commons. Julia’s dream is to make a living as a photographer.

Copyright and Creative Commons

In this dream, she takes amazing photos, people buy them, and their purchases fund her future work. But it’s not that simple. Julia wants to publish some of her photos to help spread the word, but she’s concerned because photos are easy to copy. She could lose control and not be able to make a living from her talent. So she does some research and learns that in the U.S., as with other countries, we have laws that give creators of materials like books, images, movies, artwork and music a way to own and protect their creations. And she’s surprised to find that when she creates photos, she owns the copyright to them automatically, without taking any other action. She likes being covered by copyright law, but it limits her exposure, because her permission is required for sharing a photo. Her research leads her to Creative Commons, which is a set of licenses that she can use to make her copyrighted photos free for sharing.