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Kell, Susan E. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This qualitative study examined the perceptions of Pennsylvania school librarians about the role they play in providing copyright guidance to the students, teachers, and administrators in their school during the 2011-2012 school year. Using two electronic mailing lists for Pennsylvania school librarians, the researcher posted an email asking…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Role
Ringer, Barbara A. – Educational Television, 1969
The history of copyright law in the United States since 1909 is outlined, with emphasis on educational television's unique position and concerns. The problems which ETV raises are illuminated by an account of the proceedings in the House of Representatives and in the Senate on a 1965 bill dealing with copyright law revision. (LS)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Television, Federal Legislation, Government Role
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Nelson, Erik – AACE Journal, 2009
Copyright in the United States can be traced back to the U.S. Constitution in 1787. To encourage authorship of creative works, Congress created a limited monopoly in Section 106 of the Copyright Act of 1790. To balance this monopoly, Congress drafted Section 107 which provides public access to creative works through fair use. Revisions were…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Copyrights, Information Technology, Online Courses
Prabhala, Achal – Commonwealth of Learning, 2010
Copyright vests automatically in most countries around the world, whether or not the creator of an educational work wishes to exert copyright in its entirety. What this means for education, unfortunately, is that all traditionally produced, printed textbooks, are to a large extent "locked." Even digital resources such as those available on the…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Resources, Intellectual Property, Information Technology
Leverkus, Cathy; Acedo, Shannon – American Association of School Librarians, 2013
Whether you have an interest in starting an ebook collection for your school library program or are working on enhancing an ebook collection you've already established, this handbook is for you. The world of ebooks is both vast and intricate. Exploring the many articles concerning ebook publication, vendors, devices, and copyright laws can be…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Library Materials, Publishing Industry, Handheld Devices
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Shulenburger, David – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2009
During the period in which Duane Webster led the Association for Research Libraries (ARL), powerful commercial interests sought for their own financial purposes the information resources essential for providing education and performing research. Juxtaposed was the Internet with its inherent capacity to democratizing these resources. Commercial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Administration
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Becker, Bernd W. – Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2013
There is a new buzzword in education: "MOOCs." These massively open online courses (MOOCs) can serve hundreds or thousands of students without the institutional hurdles found in classes at a university, such as acceptance requirements and physical location. Some schools are working with partners like Udacity and Coursera, while others…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Curriculum Development, Library Services, Online Courses
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Kapitzke, Cushla; Dezuanni, Michael; Iyer, Radha – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
This article examines the role of copyrights in contemporary media literacies. It argues that, provided they are ethical, young people's engagement with text should occur in environments that are as free from restriction as possible. Discussion of open culture ecologies and the emergent education commons is followed by a theorisation of both…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Copyrights, Foreign Countries, Media Literacy
Salomon, Kenneth D.; Pierce, Michael J. – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1994
Considers the demands the National Information Infrastructure will place on United States copyright law. Briefly reviews current copyright laws, then summarizes those areas that will be subject to the closest scrutiny in the process of adapting these laws to the future of telecommunications. (MLF)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Copyrights, Distance Education, Higher Education
Sturdevant, Rosemary – Phi Delta Kappan, 1982
Presents a brief guide to copyright law concerning computer programs. (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education
Crabb, Geoffrey – Visual Education, 1976
A discussion of the basic application of copyright law to educational uses of media. (HB)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Media, Instructional Materials, Reprography
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Staiger, Ralph C. – Reading Teacher, 1977
Discusses the "Fair Use" section of the recent United States Copyright Law and its implications for the reading teacher. (HOD)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Laws, Reading Instruction
Adams, Julian – Communication: Journalism Education Today (C:JET), 1983
Presents a detailed description of copyright laws and procedures for obtaining copyrights. (AEA)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Legal Responsibility, Newspapers, Publications
Lukenbill, Bill – International Association of School Librarianship, 2010
Digitized collections offer a wealth of resources for improving a wide variety of literacies that promote critical thinking skills, instruction and curriculum enhancements. Digitized collections and processes are increasing rapidly in their development and availability and as such introduce issues such as public access, copyright laws, limitations…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods, Literacy, Critical Thinking
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Garland, Virginia E. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
What is the school principal's role in ensuring ethical technology use while promoting the use of wireless and advanced technologies in instruction? The rapid advances in technology in only the past 5 years, including the increase in laptops and smart phones, have transformed both educational practices and the role of the school principal as…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Moral Issues, Student Diversity, Ethics
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