Privacy, security and copyright
TaskLook at the activities below. Which do you think are acceptable? Which do you think are not acceptable?
|1. A teacher records some lessons for her own professional development. The learners are unaware of this.||2. A teacher gets a teenager’s parent’s permission before logging onto a website outside their normal learning platform.|
|3. A teacher shares a learner’s work on social media to highlight something interesting.||4. A teacher has a list of their students’ email addresses on a noticeboard behind their desk where they teach their online lessons.|
Copyright lawsCopyright laws that apply to online teaching are basically the same as those that apply to face-to-face teaching although these may differ from country to country. This means that we shouldn’t use or share copyrighted material that we don’t have permission to use online. You can read more about copyright laws in the ‘See also’ section below.
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