Tutorials: Test Your Copyright IQ
best way to catch up on or reinforce
copyright principles is with tutorials. They are useful for assignments and
class discussion on the legal uses of copyright-protected works. While they can
test and reinforce basic knowledge, they all interpret law. When it comes to
copyright interpretation, unanimity is rare. Tutorials should be used,
therefore, not as final arbiters (only the courts play that role),
but as useful guides.
Only one thing is certain:
considered by many in the legal arena to be one of
the more complicated areas of
Faculty & Students
Developed by the University of Maryland
University College, a comprehensive tutorial useful to faculty and students. It
includes information, followed by scenarios tied to quizzes with correct answers.
The University of Maryland
University College's Center for Intellectual Property has created a series of
learning objects useful to faculty and students alike, including one on
Copyright and the Teach Act.
Copyright Tutorials from Educause - Find a wide range of resources
(videos, podcasts, online tutorials, etc.) from different universities (for
ex. Cornell, Penn State, Univ. of MA, Amherst, Ball State, Indiana Univ., etc.).
1 Hoffman, Gretchen
McCord, Copyright in Cyberspace (New York: Neal-Schuman
Publishers, Inc., 2001): 15.