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Welcome to the DICE case studies! Here you can train and evaluate your knowledge about «Copyright in Education». It is easy: choose a case study, read the story, work through the case with the proposed methodology, answer the questions and compare your answers with the expert solutions. If you want to save your results (not mandatory), you can register before or after working through the case.
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List of Case Studies:
A teacher hands out an article from a magazine to his students, even though the magazine expressly forbid distribution.
A hosted teacher holds a presentation which is recorded by the Media Center. The presentation contains some copyright protected pictures.
Students produce design projects that will be published by the teacher on her personal website in order to promote the workshop.
A teacher scans some chapters of a book, slightly modifies some illustrations and publishes everything on the LMS.
On request of a teacher, the library records a film which is not commercially available and provides the registration as DVD and as streaming through VPN.
A teacher would like to publish a paper with the wiki contributions of his students about their working experience.
Students subtitle a video from a TV channel which is available on YouTube and upload the new modified version on YouTube again.
A teacher gives a cd-rom with a set of his illustrations to a colleague. The illustrations have been previously published on a book.
Useful Resources
DICE Handbooks
CH Copyright Law