“Legal Issues of copyright law that affect students and teachers”
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Day at School: Copyright and You

Training video, fifties style, on the issue of copyright in schools.
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I thought this video covered several of the copyright issues that are violated by teachers.  I liked the oldtime style of this video.

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Vikki Howard's comment, March 17, 2013 3:18 PM
What are those issues? What exactly did you learn. I cannot tell from this comment anything that you might have gleaned either from the text or this article.
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New copyright ruling affects educators | eSchool News

New copyright ruling affects educators | eSchool News | “Legal Issues of copyright law that affect students and teachers” | Scoop.it
A new ruling from the U.S. Copyright Office will affect how higher education students and teachers can use digital material in the classroom, thanks to the proactive efforts of a university professor who says that increasing digital literacy and...
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Vikki Howard's comment, March 17, 2013 3:16 PM
if this law does not affect k-12, what are the legal limitations with respect to use of digital media?
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Lawsuit Claim: Students' Lecture Notes Infringe on Professor's Copyright | Threat Level | Wired.com

Lawsuit Claim: Students' Lecture Notes Infringe on Professor's Copyright | Threat Level | Wired.com | “Legal Issues of copyright law that affect students and teachers” | Scoop.it
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University of Florida professor Michael Moulton thinks copyright law protects the lectures he gives to his students.  A precedent was set in the Williams v. Weisser case (273 Cal. App. 2d 726) in 1969. According to the statutory law from that case, a teacher’s lecture notes are protected by the copyright law.

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Vikki Howard's comment, March 17, 2013 3:18 PM
I like the relevant case you attached to this Moulton issue. It would be helpful to know the details of Moulton to know the degree to which this case law applies and your interpretation
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School system seeks copyright ownership of students’ work in Maryland

School system seeks copyright ownership of students’ work in Maryland | “Legal Issues of copyright law that affect students and teachers” | Scoop.it
It's as if they lifted the plot right out of a Cory Doctorow novel.
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A proposal by the Prince George’s County Board of Education to copyright work created by staff and students would allow the school district to copyright any material that was produced with school property even if the material was produced in the person’s leisure time.

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Vikki Howard's comment, March 17, 2013 3:17 PM
Good choice, how would you predict the outcome of this case knowing what you know about copyright law?