Future Ready Schools Federal Law United States Constitution, Article I, Section 8 The Congress shall have Power…To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. Federal Law Title 17, U.S. Code
Future Ready Schools Curriculum – NC SCOS Computer skills Information skills Language Arts 21 st Century Skills
Future Ready Schools Ethics What are we teaching? Modeling behavior
Future Ready Schools Scenario – Online Pictures You find several pictures on a Web site, download them, and use them in your PowerPoint for your conference presentation.
Future Ready Schools Copyright Review
Future Ready Schools Scope of Copyright - Six Fundamental Rights Reproduction Adaptation Publication Performance Display Digital transmission
Future Ready Schools Fair Use Sets limitations on rights of copyright holders Guidelines not absolute
Future Ready Schools Fair Use Conditions 1. Non-profit educational institutions or homebound instruction 2. Face-to-face instruction – students and teachers 3. Support of curricular objectives 4. Legally obtained
Future Ready Schools Teachers Educators may use their own multimedia presentations to teach in- service classes, for presentations at faculty meetings, workshops, and conferences. Becker, Gary H. Copyright: A Guide to Information and Resources. 3 rd Ed. Lake Mary,
Future Ready Schools Fair Use Factors/Test 1. Purpose and character of use 2. Nature of copyrighted work 3. Amount copied 4. Cumulative effect of use
Future Ready Schools Scenario – Online Pictures You find several pictures on a Web site, download them, and use them in your PowerPoint for your conference presentation. Is this a copyright violation?
Future Ready Schools Internet Assume everything is copyrighted Use existing guidelines for appropriate media format
Future Ready Schools Pictures Used in its entirety No more than 5 images per artist No more than 10% or 5 images
Future Ready Schools Scenario – Photocopying You make a copy of an article for everyone in your workshop session. Is this a copyright violation?
Future Ready Schools Photocopying You can make a single copy of: – book chapter – magazine or newspaper article – picture from a book, magazine, or newspaper
Future Ready Schools Conditions May not exceed one per participant Spontaneous
Future Ready Schools Conditions For scholarly research Use in teaching or preparation
Future Ready Schools Photocopying Multiple copies for the classroom of: – poem of less than 250 words – complete article, story, or essay less than 2,500 words
Future Ready Schools Photocopying Multiple copies of: – an excerpt from larger work up to 1,000 words or 10% whichever is less – one graphic or picture per book or issue
Future Ready Schools Photocopying Multiple copies of: – combinations of prose, poetry, and illustrations up to 10% of total – must bear copyright notice
Future Ready Schools Scenario – The Presentation You are presenting at a conference using PowerPoint. You include quotes, photographs, music, and videos. Is this a copyright violation?
Future Ready Schools Text Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less
Future Ready Schools Issue - Pictures Up to 5 or 10% of images from single artist Up to 15 images from a collection
Future Ready Schools Issue - Music 10% but no more than 30 seconds
Future Ready Schools Video 10% of motion media or 3 minutes, whichever is less
Future Ready Schools Scenario – The Publication You publish guidelines and distribute them statewide. You used copyrighted text passages and graphics. Is this a copyright violation?
Future Ready Schools Probably Publication is a fundamental right Ask for and get permission
Future Ready Schools Scenario - Web sites You create a Web site and add a popular cartoon character for humor Is this a copyright violation?
Future Ready Schools Probably Posting on the Internet is publication Cartoon characters are highly creative works Ask for and get permission
Future Ready Schools Citations Copyright handout John Brim In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, N C Public Schools administers all state-operated educational programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender, except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.