The Lovely Boe

The Lovely Boe

  • Submitted By: Kimcore
  • Date Submitted: 10/14/2010 8:08 PM
  • Category: Philosophy
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The Copyright Quiz
Source: Technology & Learning

Part I: Computers and Software
1. A teacher decides to make a back-up copy of all her crucial disks in case one if ever destroyed or damaged. This is permissible. T or F

2. A technology coordinator installs the one copy of Photoshop the school owns on a central server so students are able to access it from their classroom workstations. This is a violation of copyright law. T or F

3. A school has a site license for version 3.3 of a multimedia program. A teacher buys five copies of version 4.0, which is more powerful, and installs them on five workstations in the computer lab. But now when students at these workstations create a project and bring it back to their classrooms, the computers (running 3.3) won't read the work! To end the chaos, it's permissible to install 4.0 on all machines. T or F

4. The state mandates technology proficiency for all high school students but adds no money to schools' software budgets. To ensure equity, public schools are allowed to buy what software they can afford and copy the rest. T or F

5. A geography teacher has more students and computers than software. He uses a CD burner to make several copies of a copyright interactive CD-ROM so each student can use an individual copy in class. This is fair use. T or F

Part II: The Internet
6. A middle school science class studying ocean ecosystems must gather material for multimedia projects. The teacher downloads pictures and information on marine life from various commercial and noncommercial sites to store in a folder for students to access. This is fair use. T or F

7. An elementary school designs a password-protected Web site for families and faculty only. It's OK for teachers to post student work there, even when it uses copyright material without permission. T or F

8. A student...

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