Week 7 Readings
See all previous weeks suggested readings and resources.
Set out below are some helpful education and law reform resources.
Educational tools about copyright for educators and students
The National Copyright Unit's slideshare, specifically the Primary Principals Day presentation:
New animation: Intellectual Property Rights in the Web 2.0 world: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/stories/2008/12/web2rights.aspx
All Right to Copy – an interactive teaching and learning resource for school students: http://www.smartcopying.edu.au/scw/go/pid/821
Australia is currently undergoing its largest review of copyright law in 25 years. Specifically being looked at are exceptions in the Copyright Act and whether these exceptions should be expanded. For more information check out the sites below:
Australia Law Reform Commission (ALRC): copyright and the digital economy Review: http://www.alrc.gov.au/inquiries/copyright-and-digital-economy
The Copyright Advisory Group - Schools submission to the ALRC issues paper, which was prepared by the National Copyright Unit: http://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/subs/231._org_thecopyrightadvisorygroup_schools.pdf
The National Copyright Unit's slideshare, specifically the IDEA conference presentation, which is a presentation covering the ALRC and OER: