the naughty no of image theft

https://pixabay.com/en/warning-shield-risk-attention-838655/ So yesterday, I attended a presentation about student blogging in a module for summative assessment. It was a brilliant example of teaching and learning […]

#386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

I discovered Unpaywall in a session on open knowledge in HE. Unpaywall is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to skip the paywall on millions […]

Fair Use Recommendations for Viewing Copyrighted Media for Educational Purposes

One of the first issues I encountered on the job as an instructional designer was the misuse of copyrighted media by instructors. Unfortunately, this was […]

The Squeaky Wheel

Sometimes it pays to be a squeaky wheel. Based on her (and her family’s) review of the unfavorable Terms of Participation in the Scholastic Art & […]

Always Read the Terms

Always. Read. The. Terms. That’s the ‘digital citizenship’ lesson that an 8th grade middle school student from New York recently learned (“How a kid cartoonist avoided […]

What do K12 Teachers Own?

Does it Matter what Teachers Own? Teachers in public K12 classrooms have some very basic similarities. We create, carry out, and then redo our lesson […]

This section of the tutorial…

I’m finishing up my compliance modules for the year. Yes, I’m delinquent on getting them done. But in my defense I’m one of those odd […]

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

by Kevin Siegel, COTP Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background […]

In The News: On Copyright Propaganda in ESSA

As a favor to powerful industry lobbyists, ESSA mandates the teaching of the 'harms of copyright piracy' in schools.

11 Ways To Protect Your Intellectual Property in Online Courses

Editor’s note: the following article is for informational purposes only. Please consult a qualified legal professional before relying solely on the advice shared below. Content. […]

Increased Transparency needs Increased Assurance

Many educational technologies include features with the benefit of making teaching and learning more transparent. For many transparency is a benefit; transparency creates more accountability between stakeholders […]

Copyright, Fair Use and the Teach Act for materials in courses

How can you determine if you can legally use copyrighted images, documents or videos in your course materials? You may be familiar with the concept […]

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