This is a Project-Based Learning where a student group researches, and provides a product meeting the objectives. Below is the handout that is provided to the students. It works for 40 min, block time, or vocational lab time.
Intellectual Property Rights
OBJECTIVES FOR STUDENT GROUP
Any IT professional is going to deal with licensing issues, confidentiality issues, and intellectual property. For your protection, you need to understand the laws of intellectual property. Prepare a product that shows me your group understands intellectual property rights.
UPON COMPLETION OF PRODUCT, EACH STUDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO
Distinguish between the various forms of intellectual property rights (copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrets), the protections provided, how long protected, and how to obtain protection
Define the scope of plagiarism and fair use
Identify the rights related to electronic information
Identify works made for hire contracts, licensing issues, confidentiality issues, and liability implications for failure to comply
GROUP PRODUCT PROPOSAL:
___MS WORD DOCUMENT ___ POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ___ SMALL WEBSITE
___AUDIOVISUAL PODCAST ___WHITEBOARD PRESENTATION ___OTHER: ________________
Group Leader is: ____________________________ Approved by Instructor: _______
Group members are:
PROJECT EVALUATION WILL DEPEND ON THE PRODUCT PRODUCED. PRODUCTS WILL BE RUBRIC GRADED.
TIME SUGGESTED FOR THIS PROJECT:
RESEARCH PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION DEVELOPMENT
2 HOURS 2 HOURS NONE