Itís important to consider fair use, transformative uses, and copyright compliance early on when designing online courses to avoid legal complications and revisions later. Find out how recent copyright court decisions affect distance education.
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Linda Enghagen, an expert in copyright law, provides you with a summary, in laymanís terms, of the recent court ruling, her interpretation of the results, and a list of 10 key takeaways and how they could affect your institutionís fair-use policies.
Potential legal risks need not deter instructors from incorporating relevant and compelling resources into their online distance courses. Awareness of current copyright and fair use law enables instructors to teach confidently and effectively. This white paper interprets recent court cases and offers institutions a framework to use in making their own copyright determinations.
Service-learning is a popular pedagogical option in many disciplines, but doing it right requires extensive preparation. You want your service-learning program to offer a rigorous academic experience for your students while also genuinely benefiting your community partner. This 40-page white paper explores ten essential elements that will contribute to the success of your service-learning program.
Itís your responsibility to understand how copyright law and fair use regulations affect what material you can share with students and how. This program will help you understand what is and isnít permitted in online teaching and will give you guidelines to help you find your own way when you encounter those areas that need a judgment call.
Learn how to bring your copyright policy into compliance with current case law. Youíll find out what the concept of transformative uses has to do with fair use in the educational setting and see how applying this concept can keep you on the right side of copyright law. This seminar shows you how to establish and implement policies to assure copyright compliance.
This seminar provides the key lessons you need to know regarding copyright infringement laws and what policy changes your institution has to implement.
In the competitive atmosphere of higher education today, faculty members are always under pressure to secure grants, publish, and build their reputations. This session covers the key issues of copyright ownership and shows how they apply to your work.
Spare yourself a lot of problems and potential litigation by keeping your course design and use of materials within the limits of the law. This presentation will give you an overview of fair use and copyright law and will show you best practices to keep you on the right side of the law.