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Copyright Learning Modules

Learning Modules

The goals of the learning modules are as follows:

  1. Provide a self-directed learning resource for those Ontario college employees most likely to engage in copying works under copyright.
  2. To reinforce and enhance the training, services and resources provided by college library services.
  3. Demonstrate Ontario colleges’ due diligence with regard to and respect for copyright law and copyright holders.

Getting Started

  • The modules will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete. Begin at Module 1 and follow the steps in each module:
    1. Watch the video
    2. Save/print the summary
    3. Complete the quiz

An Introduction to "Copyright Literacy for Ontario College Employees"

To complete this module please watch the video. When you're finished, proceed to Module 2.

An Introduction to "Copyright Literacy for Ontario College Employees" video transcript

What are my college's copyright practices based on?

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Identify what premise your colleges’ copyright practices are based on.
  • Name two criteria a work must meet to qualify for copyright protection.

Step 1: Watch the video

What are my college's copyright practices based on? video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

When do I need to think about copyright?

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Assess if an educational activity is regulated by copyright.
  • Assess if an educational activity is not covered by copyright.

Step 1: Watch the video

When do I need to think about copyright? video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

The Balancing Act: What Rights Do Copyright Holders Have?

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Define economic right.
  • Define moral right.

Step 1: Watch the video

The Balancing Act: What Rights Do Copyright Holders Have? video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

The Balancing Act: What Can I Do as a Copyright User in Education?

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Assess what use of a work is fair dealing.
  • Recognize the type of copying that is allowable under the education exceptions for educational institutions.

Step 1: Watch the video

The Balancing Act: What Can I Do as a Copyright User in Education? video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

What Do I Need to Know About Licensing?

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • List three types of licenses.
  • Identify the types of resources typically included in a library license.

Step 1: Watch the video

What Do I Need to Know About Licensing? video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

How to Copy “Left"

Please go through the steps below. At the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Define copy "left".
  • Demonstrate the proper application of a Creative Commons license.

Step 1: Watch the video

How to Copy “Left" video transcript

Step 2: Save the video summary

Download the video summary below and save/print it. Keep this document for quick reference.

Step 3: Test Yourself

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