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How will MOOCs Affect Fair Use and Copyright Compliance?

21 Feb

As more institutions consider offering Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs), we wanted to investigate what impact these open-enrollment online courses might have on copyright compliance issues for faculty in higher education. To learn more, we turned to copyright and fair use policy experts Steven McDonald, general counsel for the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and Kevin Smith, director of scholarly communications for Duke University’s Perkins Library.

Here are the insights that McDonald and Smith shared with us, related to issues of both copyright compliance and ownership.

COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE: COMPLIANCE GUIDELINES FOR FACULTY

Reduce your legal liability by better understanding how to interpret and apply copyright law to teaching, research, and scholarship. Join Steven McDonald, Kevin Smith, and Academic Impressions online in February 2013 for this two-part webcast series; our expert instructors will walk you through many sample scenarios.

[ Full article available at Academic Impressions: http://www.academicimpressions.com/news/how-will-moocs-affect-fair-use-and-copyright-compliance ]

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Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Best Practices, Copyright

 

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