Copyright Questions 3-pack
Learn how copyright laws affect you and your institution. These three programs will address topics such as copyright ownership, fair use regulations and copyright laws, and copyright laws pertaining to digital content. Once you understand how to approach the issues involved, you’ll be prepared to make better decisions about your publishing and research opportunities.
Comply with Copyright Laws: Learn your Legal Limits
When it comes to copyright issues, what you don’t know can hurt you.
Running afoul of federal law or your institution’s policies can wreak havoc on your reputation, and even your finances.
If you design or teaching courses, you need to know how copyright law affects your work – as well as how to stay on the right side of that law.
Learn what you need to know with the Copyright Questions 3-pack, a series of Magna 20-Minute Mentor presented by Linda Enghagen, J.D.
As a practicing attorney and a professor at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Enghagen combines her legal expertise and academic background to help you learn the specifics about copyright laws.
In the Copyright Questions 3-pack, you will explore solutions to the following key questions:
- Linking, Embedding & Streaming: What’s Legal? What’s Not?
Understand the legal context within which you can legally use videos, DVDs, websites, and streaming content.
- How Can I Design Copyright-Compliant Courses?
This presentation will give you an overview of fair use and copyright law, and show you best practices to keep you on the right side of the law.
- What Does Copyright Ownership Mean to Me?
This session covers the key issues of copyright ownership and shows how they apply to your work.
Each 20-minute presentation delivers insightful information you can implement immediately.
Rich with detail, updates from cutting edge legal cases, and supplemental materials, these three 20-Minute Mentor programs could transform the way you plan your courses – and keep you and your institution out of legal difficulties.
Purchase the Copyright Questions 3-pack today and learn more about what you need to know to follow the rules – and be an effective and well-prepared instructor!
You don’t have to be a practicing attorney or a copyright expert to be an effective educator, but you do need to know your legal limits.
Like many problems, copyright issues are best dealt with as early as possible. These three programs will show you how to address these potential problems right away.
- The important differences between free access and public domain
- The answer to the most common question about copyright in online classes
- What joint owners can and can’t do independently
- The four situations when streaming is clearly lawful
- The first place to look for guidance on copyright issues
- Best practices for citing material in the public domain
With a concise and clear approach, Enghagen explores principal issues with copyright in the academic world and walks you through key decision points.
She uses examples throughout her presentations to help you see key principles in action and understand current copyright laws.
After you view the presentations, you’ll be able to:
- Differentiate between what you do and do not own
- Manage the necessary steps to preserve your copyright ownership
- Distinguish between the practices of linking, embedding, and streaming
- Apply copyright rules and regulations for legal linking and embedding
- Explain how the TEACH Act and fair use affect streaming
- Analyze the legal issues related to common types of course materials
- Evaluate and implement appropriate use and delivery of course materials
- Identify copyright compliance as an essential element in course planning
Once you understand how to approach the issues involved, you’ll be prepared to make better decisions about your publishing and research opportunities.
Learn how to do what’s right for you, your career, and your academic standing with the Copyright Questions 3-pack.
Linda Enghagen, J.D., is an attorney and professor in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. An early entrant into distance education, her teaching career began in 1984 when she first taught Engineering Law & Ethics in the university’s video-based distance education program.
Ms. Enghagen’s early involvement in distance education led to her work on legal literacy in the information age, and to her interest in copyright law as it relates to education. She is a Copyright Law Research Specialist for the Online Learning Consortium and offers online workshops in copyright compliance in educational settings.
Ms. Enghagen has written two books on intellectual property that are targeted to the needs of faculty members, including Technology and Higher Education: Approaching the 21st Century and Fair Use Guidelines for Educators. She has also written numerous articles, including, to name a few: Plagiarism: Intellectual Dishonesty, Violation of Law or Both?; Fair Use in an Electronic World; and Copyright Law and Fair Use—Why Ignorance Isn’t Bliss. Ms. Enghagen has created several pamphlets and brochures on copyright law, and was a guest commentator on the local NPR affiliate where she discussed copyright piracy in a piece entitled Napster Worries Me.
In 1990, she became the first woman given the Outstanding Instructor Award from National Technological University. She is also the recipient of three outstanding teaching awards from the University of Massachusetts.
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