Presented copyright training for teachers embarking on the development of online or blended classrooms at our school. Teachers have always been frustrated by the limits placed on education and the complexity of the Fair Use Doctrine. Try to inform them how these responsibilities will impact their ability to share information via our Moodle courseware system raises questions and escalates trepidation about the virtual classroom. Shared the following links…just to keep the noise going. As educators, we are ethically bound to adhere to the established law, but we also have a responsibility to enter into the dialogue as it impacts education and how we teach, today.
CITATION: Tech Dirt (2011). The Cognitive Science Explanation For Why Copyright Doesn’t Make Much Sense. Available at: http://www.techdirt.com.
ATTRIBUTED TO: The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education, Center for Social Media. Available at: http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org.
ATTRIBUTED TO: Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in OpenCourseWare 2009 by A Committee of Practitioners of OpenCourseWare in the United States. Available at: http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org.
CITATION: Faden, E. A Fair y Tale. Media Education Foundation. Licensed under the Creative Commons and available at: http://www.youtube.com.
CITATION: Swain, C., & Gilmore, E. (2001). Repackaging for the 21st century: Teaching copyright and computer ethics in teacher education courses. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial] , 1 (4) . Available: http://www.citejournal.org/vol1/iss4/currentpractice/article1.htm
CITATION: Fox, D. (2009). Remix Culture Vs. Copyright Protection: What’s Best for Dance? Great Dance. http://greatdance.com/thekineticinterface/2009/03/remix-copyright-dance/