[NHDOE-ETNews] ET News: Who Owns Teacher-Created Content in a Digital Age?

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Tue May 13 08:25:32 EDT 2014

Today on the ETNews Listserv
ITEM:  Who Owns Teacher-Created Content in a Digital Age?

On May 22, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:00pm ET, SETDA will host a public webinar, Who Owns Teacher-Created Content in a Digital Age? to mark the public release of the policy brief about teacher-created content in a digital age, Clarifying Ownership of Teacher-Created Digital Content Empowers Educators to Personalize Education, Address Individual Student Needs<http://www.setda.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/SETDAPolicyBrief-TeacherContent.pdf>. The webinar will explore how states and districts can empower and encourage educators to create and share high-quality digital instructional materials to improve students' learning experiences. Presenters will discuss the central legal issue of ownership of instructional materials and offer recommendations for effectively managing the increased use of digital content, including with respect to the advantages provided by open educational resources (OER). There will be an opportunity for state and district leaders to ask questions and share examples of their own policies regarding teacher-created resources and tools.

This webinar is free and open to all interested parties; however, space may be limited. Please registration to save your seat at" http://tinyurl.com/teacher-created today.

Presenters include:
 - Douglas Levin, Executive Director, SETDA
 - Michael Carroll, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University & Public Lead,          Creative Commons United States
 - Reg Leichty, Partner, EducationCounsel LLC
 - Kate Lipper, Policy and Legal Advisor, EducationCounsel LLC

Webinar coordinates will be distributed based on information provided in your RSVP.

Webinar RSVP:  http://tinyurl.com/teacher-created

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