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Sep 25th 2017

Copyright questions about different formats (data, images, music and video) can be especially difficult. Sometimes the law specifically distinguishes between these different formats, and in most cases there are media-specific considerations that impact a copyright analysis. In this course we will look at four different media, paying special attention to the unique issues for each one and the kinds of information that is important when making copyright decisions for each type of material.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Sep 25th 2017

This course will examine the music industry in the United States, with the unique perspective gained by Vanderbilt University’s location in Nashville, TN. Nashville is a major center of music in the United States, and the music created here has a global reach, particularly in the country, rock, pop, singer-songwriter, and Americana genres. However, students will learn that the basic principles of recording, marketing, copyright, licensing, and live performance are the same, regardless of musical style or genre.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

Sep 11th 2017

This course provides an engaging and methodical insight into the past and present cultural and commercial music industry developments, directions, and trends. It will equip the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to appreciate, understand and more productively participate in today’s music industry field.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Sep 4th 2017

This course has been developed to provide students with the latest instruction on the best way for creators, consumers, and facilitators to navigate the resurgence of one of the world’s most exciting industries: the music business. Three things are clear about today’s music industry: The consumption of music is expanding at the greatest rate in history and from the most portals ever imagined, the cost of producing music is decreasing, and the number of artists creating and seeking to expose their work and develop careers through the Internet has increased dramatically.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

Intellectual property rights (IPR) has a great impact on innovation development and society. In Science, Engineering, and Business, we seek to create wealth through innovation in products, designs, manufacturing processes, and business systems or models. However, innovation leaders often FAIL to benefit from their discoveries and inventions when they are unable to adequately protect those innovations. This course provides learners with an understanding of how copyright laws can be used to protect business innovation using a combination of lectures and case examples for discussion.

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Jul 10th 2017

Understand UK music copyright law and how it applies to you as a creator, producer, marketer, distributor or licensee of music. This online course introduces you to the key aspects of UK music copyright law.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Understand the importance of copyright and learn its history, from the Renaissance to the Internet, with this free online course. Have you ever thought about how a composer or a writer makes a living? Or how they make money to live their daily lives, just like other people? This course will explore the process of creators becoming professionals: how a marketplace and an industry have grown thanks to inventions like the 15th century printing press.

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Apr 19th 2017

Este curso, eminentemente práctico y dirigido a profesores y estudiantes, tiene como objetivos la sensibilización en la importancia del respeto a los derechos de autor y la difusión de buenas prácticas en el uso de obras propias y ajenas. Los contenidos abordan aspectos básicos de las normativas vigentes y recomendaciones para la realización de trabajos académicos y de investigación.

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Jun 13th 2016

A free online course to help researchers, producers and archivists understand UK film and TV copyright, and how to apply it. Whether you’re a junior researcher, producer or archivist, this free online course from BAFTA Research, Film London and UCL will help you get to grips with the fundamentals of UK copyright for film and TV. Over two weeks, you will hear expert advice from academic specialists along with real life case studies from the wider film industry.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 5th 2016

Explore the theories of copyright and trademark laws and policy implications in this IP law course.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

Oct 26th 2015

This MOOC aims at introducing the phenomenon of copyright to the layman. It focuses primarily on professionals or non-professionals who are creating their own works, regardless of the form or genre. This MOOC focuses on practical tips and knowledge, and is most suitable for authors and creators of (digital) learning materials. It will try to answer questions such as: What is acceptable use? Where does plagiarism begin? What could be the consequences of (consciously or unconsciously) copying? This MOOC discusses several concrete cases that are relevant to this target group.

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