On Wednesday we’ll be discussing information ethics, including copyright and fair use, plagiarism, and open access. Please read and watch the following 2 readings and 2 videos:
- Isserman, M. (2003, May 2). Plagiarism: a lie of the mind. Chronicle of Higher Education, 49 (34), B12.
- Center for Social Media. (2008). The code of best practices in fair use for media literacy education. Read the Code of Best Practices and the Principles sections.
- Lessig, L. (2007). Larry Lessig on laws that choke creativity.
- Faden, E. (2007). A fair(y) use tale.
Your assignment is to write one reading response blog post and comment on at least one blog post.
Looking ahead to next week, on Monday, March 7 there will be a mini reading comprehension quiz on the readings for that day.
A pdf of today’s slides is here.