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Wednesday, October 26 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
What does law have to do with it?

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OER is based on open licensing. What happens when educators don't understand the licensing system? What is the impact of changes to copyright on OER?

 

There is a strong likelihood that by the time of the conference amendments to Canada's Copyright Act will have been made that include education under fair dealing.  In my recent experience talking about copyright with educators and educational technologists in British Columbia I am struck by how little understood licensing systems are by the very people who use them.  I'd like to explore this subject as part of the science fair given the experience of so many within the Open Education community. 


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Martha Rans

Founder, Lawshare/Artists Legal Outreach
I have been practicing law with co-ops, non profits, charities and socially minded folk for 20 years. I had a prior career as an employment lawyer and human rights mediator. Among my clients are the Cooperative Auto Network, Shift Delivery, Raised Eyebrow Web Studio. I teach legal literacy workshops across the Province. I will be at the Calgary Public Library talking about copyright at noon on Wednesday and welcome any questions from attendees... Read More →


Wednesday October 26, 2011 1:45pm - 3:15pm
White Pine, Painted Horse, Arrowhead

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