With technology becoming a larger force in education via distance education, there has been much concern about copyright issues and the Web. Questions such as:
- What is intellectual property?
- Who owns the course?
- Who owns the course material?
have come up time and time again and colleges are still struggling to formulate the answers. To help you sort through these questions and more, below find key reports, presentations, and links to college copyright and intellectual property policies on the Web.
Reports and Presentations:
- Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues - Guidelines and questions from AACC's Commission on Learning and Communications Technologies November 7, 2001 Meeting.
- Preparing to Catch Up With the Digital Age (PDF) - Presentation at AACC's Commission on Learning and Communications Technologies November 7, 2001 Meeting.
- Copyright Considerations in Distance Education and Technology (PDF) - Mediated Instruction - Kenneth D. Salomon, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, PLLC, July 5, 2000.
- Ownership Issues in Online Use of Institutional Materials - CAUSE/EFFECT Volume 21, Number 2, 1998, pp.19-27. Copyright 1998 EDUCAUSE
Copyright Web Resources:
College Copyright and Intellectual Property Policies:
If your college has a copyright policy on the Web that you would like included on this list, please forward the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.