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ERIC Number: ED475554
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Intellectual Property Rights in E-Learning Programmes: Report of the Working Group.
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
This report is a good practice guide for higher education institutions on intellectual property rights in e-learning programs. The report includes model clauses that may be included in contracts at higher education institutions and incorporates comments from a previous limited "expert" consultation. It focuses on how to manage intellectual property rights in e-learning and on the relationship between institutions and their staff and students. It also examines provisions in employment contracts and provides examples and guidance. Emphasis is placed on: (1) dissemination of knowledge; (2) principles of ownership of intellectual property; (3) instruments of effective intellectual property right management; (4) using third-party intellectual property; and (5) collaboration with the private sector and international entities. Five appendixes contain a bibliography, supplemental information, and a sample consortium agreement. (Contains 17 references.) (SLD)
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QD England. Tel: 01170931-7317; Fax: 0117-931-7203. For full text: http://www.hefce.ac.uk.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)