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1 Copyright Compliance on Campus Washburn University Judy Druse Susan Jarchow Brenda White

2 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus2 WHAT is the Scenario? An accredited public teaching university students 2230 students taking Web courses using WebCT 85 faculty teaching Web courses Provides space for all students to have a Web site on university-owned servers Committed to using the DMCA provisions to reduce copyright infringement liability of the institution Wishes to stay competitive in the distance education field Uses university-hired employees to assist faculty members with placing materials online

3 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus3 WHAT is the Scenario (continued)? Has registered a copyright agent with the Copyright Office (www.washburn.edu/dmca) Has a policy for termination of account holders who are repeat copyright offenders Monitors the status of activities directed towards developing standard technical measures to protect copyrighted works

4 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus4 WHAT else is left to do? Provide information materials that describe and promote compliance with US copyright law to all users of its system and network. In other words: EDUCATE about COPYRIGHT

5 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus5 WHO to educate about copyright? Faculty Staff Students

6 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus6 WHO to involve in the copyright education effort? Our ad hoc copyright committee Judy Druse, library Brenda White, instructional media Kevin Wohler, online classes Susan Jarchow, web services (registered copyright agent) Denise Ottinger, student life Sara Tucker, faculty member Kay Farley, bookstore manager with the blessing of our university counsel !

7 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus7 WHAT are the goals of the copyright education effort? Teach them about their rights as copyright holders. Teach them about the consequences of their infringing upon the copyrights of others. Help them to obtain permission to use copyrighted information. Provide practical information through scenarios, not “legalese.” Correct misuse of “fair use.”

8 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus8 HOW to educate about copyright?

9 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus9 HOW to get the word out to faculty about copyright resources? New Faculty Information Fair Faculty Focus on Technology Workshops to all faculty from Vice President of Academic Affairs DART project (Digitally Accessible Resources for Teachers)

10 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus10 HOW to get the word out to students about copyright? Cyberspace Citizen Code Vice President of Academic Affairs encouraging faculty to put copyright site on syllabi Letter to students from Dean of Students regarding copyright infringement claim from MPAA

11 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus11 WHAT happened in 2002 that made our task more challenging?

12 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus12 WHAT issues did we face? Our copyright group Does not have a law degree. Re-examined our goals. Met with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and University Counsel to affirm our role of educating about copyright. Developed a letter to be sent to faculty so that our denial of requests to put materials online could be petitioned through Dean’s signature to University Counsel.

13 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus13 HOW do we learn the TEACH Act? The TEACH Toolkit teachkit teachkit The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act Laura Gasaway’s Chart

14 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus14 HOW do we teach the TEACH Act? 1.Provide practical guidelines and checklists for faculty. Copyright Primer for Online Classes (http://www.washburn.edu/copyright/faculty/cop yrightprimer.html Instructor’s Quick Copyright Information (work in progress by one of our faculty members) Copyright Primer for Online Classeshttp://www.washburn.edu/copyright/faculty/cop yrightprimer.html 2.Determine reasonable existing technologies that can be used to prevent copying and retention of work. (http://www.washburn.edu/dmca/techmeasures. html)http://www.washburn.edu/dmca/techmeasures. html 3.Provide scenarios on our copyright Web site.copyright Web site

15 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus15 WHAT have we learned from our copyright education experience? Answers to copyright questions may be “gray”. A copyright “group” makes it easier to address copyright questions. Copyright education is the best way to increase copyright compliance on campus. This is an ongoing process ( ?). Other universities are asking for copyright education resources.

16 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus16 WHAT questions do you have?

17 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus17 WHO would we like to hear from? YOU! Feel free to contact us. Thank you for your attention!

18 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus18 WHEN is this presentation over? The information in this presentation and on the Web site is provided with the understanding that the authors and Washburn University are not herein engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional legal advisers. Cartoons in the presentation were obtained from Microsoft® Office XP and used with permission.

19 April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m.Copyright Compliance on Campus19 Copyright Statement Copyright Washburn University This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.


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