Intellectual Property*

Recommended reading: Ko and Rossen, Chapter 8: Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Open Educational Resources (note: this chapter is particular to the United States only!)

Points to consider in this reading: fair use, TEACH Act, linking and embedding, institutional policies, password protection, Open Educational Resources (OER), Creative Commons, academic integrity, and plagiarism.

To learn more about faculty work and intellectual property,¬†review this article “To Share or Not To Share” by Maria H. Anderson, Educause.

View this video: Lawrence Lessig, How creativity is being strangled by the law (TED Talk, 20 minutes)

Check out this University of Texas site on intellectual property.