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  1. Legal Issues of Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing for E-Learning Content in the United Kingdom

    Azadeh Mehrpouyan & Ghassem Khadem Razavi

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 3 (2014) pp. 272–277

    This article focuses on the legal rules of intellectual property rights (IPR) in networked e-learning. Its purpose is to act as an awareness-raising device about IPR, especially in the public... More

    pp. 272-277

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  2. Analytics for Education

    Sheila MacNeill, Lorna M. Campbell & Martin Hawksey

    Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2014, No. 1 (2014)

    This article presents an overview of the development and use of analytics in the context of education. Using Buckingham Shum's three levels of analytics, the authors present a critical... More

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  3. OER: A European Policy Perspective

    Jesús Maria Alquézar Sabadie, Jonatan Castaño Muñoz, Yves Puni, Christine Redecker & Riina Vuorikari

    Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2014, No. 1 (2014)

    The potential benefits of OER have led many European governments to implement policies supporting their creation and use. This chapter aims to put these OER policies in context, discussing their... More

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  4. The Potential Impact of Social Science Research on Legal Issues Surrounding Single-Sex Classrooms and Schools

    Suzanne Elizabeth Eckes & Stephanie D. McCall

    Educational Administration Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 195–232

    Purpose: This article examines the role social science has played in litigation involving public single-sex educational programs. It also explores a body of social science research related to... More

    pp. 195-232

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  5. Distance Guest Speakers in Online Synchronous Classrooms: Practical and Legal Considerations

    Melanie Sage

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 33, No. 4 (2013) pp. 385–392

    Social work students increasingly are served by distance education, which necessitates the use of creative and innovative online teaching methods. An instructor embarking upon online teaching... More

    pp. 385-392

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  6. Ontology-driven Generation of Training Paths in the Legal Domain

    Nicola Capuano, Andrea Longhi, Saverio Salerno & Daniele Toti, University of Salerno

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 7 (May 04, 2015) pp. 14–22

    This paper presents a methodology for helping citizens obtain guidance and training when submitting a natural language description of a legal case they are interested in. This is done via an... More

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  7. An Experiment in Computer Ethics: Clustering Composition with Computer Applications

    Joel Nydahl


    Babson College (a school of business and management in Wellesley, Massachusetts) attempted to make a group of first-year students computer literate through "clustering." The same group of students ... More

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  8. Scholarly Communication in the Network Environment: Issues of Principle, Policy and Practice

    Brian Kahin

    Electronic Library Vol. 10, No. 5 (1992) pp. 275–86

    Discussion of legal and ethical issues raised by the growth of research networking focuses on two general areas: (1) communication, prepublication, and publication; and (2) the network as a... More

    pp. 275-86

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  9. Copyright Scenarios for Media Center Directors...Help with Handling Tough Questions

    Rosemary Talab

    TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 37, No. 4 (1992) pp. 10–13

    Presents eight scenarios that involve copyright issues in media centers. Topics addressed include copying legally and illegally made videotapes; adding off-air tapes to the collection; storing... More

    pp. 10-13

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  10. Optical Disc Technology for Information Management

    Eugenia K. Brumm

    Annual Review of Information Science and Technology Vol. 26 (1991) pp. 197–240

    This summary of the literature on document image processing from 1988-90 focuses on WORM (write once read many) technology and on rewritable (i.e., erasable) optical discs, and excludes CD-ROM.... More

    pp. 197-240

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  11. Information Communication Highways in the 1990s: An Analysis of Their Potential Impact on Library Automation

    Harry M. Kibirige

    Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 10, No. 3 (1991) pp. 172–84

    Discussion of the potential effects of fiber optic-based communication technology on information networks and systems design highlights library automation. Topics discussed include computers and... More

    pp. 172-84

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  12. Legal Issues for Information Professionals: Some Recent Developments

    Charles Oppenheim

    Information Services & Use Vol. 11, No. 1 (1991) pp. 73–85

    Reviews recent developments in three areas of law which, one way or the other, have an impact on information professionals: copyright, data protection, and liability. This discussion focuses on... More

    pp. 73-85

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  13. Issues Relating to the Implementation and Management of an Integrated Information Center

    Carl Adams

    Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 42, No. 2 (1991) pp. 147–51

    Issues discussed relating to the University of Minnesota's Integrated Information Center (IIC) include the impact of the legal environment within which it must operate, its organizational... More

    pp. 147-51

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  14. Legal Issues for an Integrated Information Center

    Warren Rees

    Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 42, No. 2 (1991) pp. 132–36

    The ability to collect, store, retrieve, and combine information in computerized databases has magnified the potential for misuse of information. Laws have begun to deal with these new threats by... More

    pp. 132-36

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  15. Integrated Information Centers within Academic Environments: Introduction and Overview

    Luis F. Lunin & George D'Elia

    Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 42, No. 2 (1991) pp. 117–19

    Introduces eight articles on the Integrated Information Center (IIC) Project, which investigated significant behavioral, technological, organizational, financial, and legal factors involved in the ... More

    pp. 117-19

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  16. Computer Viruses: Legal and Policy Issues Facing Colleges and Universities

    David R. Johnson

    West's Education Law Reporter Vol. 54, No. 3 (1989) pp. 761–71

    Among the protective measures against computer viruses that universities should consider are the following: (1) establishment of policies regarding student and faculty conduct; (2) distribution of ... More

    pp. 761-71

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  17. Legal, Societal, and Ethical Issues Concerning Intellectual Rights in Computer Education

    Regina Baron Brunner


    Computer software, which often takes years to produce, is currently being copied and used illegally in school settings. This violation of the law has many repercussions within the academic... More

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  18. Emerging Privacy Issues

    Willis H. Ware


    As the issue of information privacy increases in complexity in terms of the number of organizations involved, the intricacy of the information flows, and the difficulty of conceiving appropriate... More

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  19. Library Use of Electronic Bulletin Board Systems

    Patrick R. Dewey

    Library Software Review Vol. 4, No. 6 (1985) pp. 351–61

    Four articles outline problems, programing, case studies, and hardware/software selection in library use of microcomputer-based electronic bulletin board systems (BBS). Highlights include the North... More

    pp. 351-61

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  20. The Relationship between Law, Privacy, and Information Technology: A Legal and Philosophical Inquiry

    John F. Dalsey


    Historically, legislation or judicial review successfully controlled threats to personal privacy by information technology. Wiretapping legislation, for example, developed along with sophisticated ... More

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