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Rhondda Powling

An interview with Michael Geist: copyright reform in Canada and beyond - Creative Commons - 0 views

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    "The issue of supporting and expanding copyright exceptions for education is on the table now within the context of the reassessment of the EU copyright rules, the international agenda at WIPO, and other national level copyright reforms"
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    "The issue of supporting and expanding copyright exceptions for education is on the table now within the context of the reassessment of the EU copyright rules, the international agenda at WIPO, and other national level copyright reforms"
Rhondda Powling

Teaching copyright with video mashups - Innovation: Education - 1 views

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    The meaning of the concepts of copyright and fair use, as applied to creative work, has broadened dramatically in the digital world. Students are some of the biggest consumers and creators of work created on digital platforms, but they don't often understand: 1. what they may legitimately use. 2. how they may use it
    what protection exists for their own creative work. 3.Introducing "fair use" concepts. The authors of the post explain how they took the excellent Rework, Reuse, Remix lesson from Commonsense Media to create the foundational lesson plan for an 8th grade Digital Learning class hat St. Francis Xavier School, in Winooski VT. It introduces the concept of fair use and how to apply it to case studies"
Rhondda Powling

Find Copyright Free, Properly Cited Images for Student Use - 1 views

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    "Photos For Class makes it easy for students to quickly find copyright-free images that are automatically cited upon download."
    This will be a useful tool for helping to teach my students about being good digital citizens and understaning more about cpoyright and creative commons licensing. I also want them to correctly to cite sources and in the easiest way.
Rhondda Powling

Free Technology for Teachers: Copyright Lessons for Kids - 0 views

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    "Copyright can be a difficult subject for some students to understand. That said, in a world filled with digital media, it is very important for students to learn how copyright affects them. Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright could be a great resource for introducing elementary school students to the regulations and rights associated with copyright."
Rhondda Powling

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines Poster | TeachBytes - 0 views

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    A poster that sets out some copyright and fair use guidelines for teachers. Created by the people at Tech&Learning.
Rhondda Powling

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources - The Edublogger - 2 views

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    "sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you're looking for. Here are the criteria we've examined:
    Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types?

    High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn't until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing.

    License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. Some are listed as Creative Commons (with variations on attribution and availability for commercial use), others are Public Domain, and still others have unique licenses that maintain copyright while allowing users to download or embed photographs. To better understand Creative Commons licenses, check out our post on Images, Copyright, & Creative Commons.

    Safety: Government sites and many specific subject collections are extremely safe for students to use. But before you start using one of these sites for student blogging, check out our safety note and examine the site to see if you find it appropriate for students. Some sites are terrible for filtering out inappropriate con"
Rhondda Powling

Copyright and Creative Commons Explained by Common Craft (VIDEO) - 0 views

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    "This video helps to explain the basics of copyright law and creative commons licensing and the role each can play in helping creators protect and share their work.  "
Rhondda Powling

Lessons in Creative Commons, Part 2 | Betchablog - 0 views

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    A very important clarification to the "ND" or "No derivatives " definition of the CC licences.
Rhondda Powling

Fair use and transformativeness: It may shake your world - @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch - 0 views

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    Joyce Valenza discusses Fair use and copyright and how a good understanding of the Fair Use guidelines allows everyone to use the best most appropriate material without sanctions. She also goes into some detail about transformative use and what that entails.
Rhondda Powling

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations - 1 views

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    Good infographic on plagiarism. It would be a useful document to use with students to teach them about plagiarism: what constitutes an act of plagiarism and the different types of copyright violations that can occur. The image is not free. You read it online as large version by clicking on the image but you will need to purchase it if you want a copy to put up onto a wall. If you are looking for what web tools are available to help detect plagiarism this list is a good place to start.
Rhondda Powling

Educational Technology and Copyright Law | Teach Amazing! - 0 views

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    post that discusses how you might go about explaining copyright to your students.
Rhondda Powling

4 Great Web Tools to Help Teachers and Librarians Learn about Copyright ~ Educational T... - 2 views

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    Discussion about four great resources to help you learn and teach students about copyright. These resources are provided by the Copyright Advisory Network and are basically web tools designed to provide users particularly librarians with general guidelines and tips on a variety of issues related to copyright. These resources are: The Copyright Genie, Fair Use Evaluator, Section 108 Spinner and xceptions for Instructors eTool
Camilla Elliott

Searchable books database 'fair use' of copyrighted works: court - Arts & Entertainment... - 1 views

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    "The creation of a full-text searchable database of millions of books is a fair use of copyrighted works, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying it also is permissible to distribute the books in alternative forms to people with disabilities."
Camilla Elliott

Copyright in a Copy Paste World - 0 views

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    "Plagiarism comes from the same root word as the word "kidnap". Whether you take someone's work intentionally or unintentionally and claim it as your own, you are plagiarizing."
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    "Plagiarism comes from the same root word as the word "kidnap". Whether you take someone's work intentionally or unintentionally and claim it as your own, you are plagiarizing."
Rhondda Powling

Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringe... - 0 views

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    "Getty Images has single-handedly redefined the entire photography market with the launch of a new embedding feature that will make more than 35 million images freely available to anyone for non-commercial usage"
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