Content-type: text/html ~ Stephen's Web ~ Off With Their heads! Copyright Infringement in the Canadian Online Higher Educational Environment

Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
As the author notes, "It becomes increasingly frustrating to remain current on how to create, use and publish works in the digital environment in ways that respect copyright... The consequences for copyright infringement, whether intended or not, are out of proportion to the need for open access for learning and knowledge creation." Quite right. Good and comprehensive overview of copyright's impact on Canadian academic. Additional articles from the Spring, 2006, Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology are also available online. (p.s. I got an email today, and now I see an editorial, boasting about low acceptance rates. Why would anyone be proud of wasting so much academic content, especially given that the peer review system almost guarantees that some quality and innovative work is being thrown out?)

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