The use of the online environment for teaching has greatly expanded the resources available for faculty and students. It is essential for instructors to understand what actions are permissible. The posts below detail CUNY policies and federal laws that govern the use of online content in instructional environments.
Articles About What Faculty Should Know
(C)opyright @ CUNYNovember 18, 2012(C)opyright @ CUNY Practical guidelines are provided based on some of the more common questions that faculty, staff, librarians, content creators, and students may have about copyright.
CUNY Policy on Academic IntegrityNovember 18, 2012The CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity found in the CUNY Manual of General Policy includes definitions and examples of academic dishonesty, methods for promoting academic integrity, how to report a violation of academic integrity, and procedures for academic and disciplinary actions should a violation of academic integrity be found.
Guidelines for the Implementation of the Student Records Access Policy and the Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)November 18, 2012The Student Records Access Policy of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) provides that the University and its colleges shall be in full compliance with the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and its implementing regulations. These Guidelines contain the following four sections: (I) requirements of FERPA, (II) components of directory information which may be released without prior consent, (III) annual notification of students’ rights concerning educational records and directory information; (IV) rights of appeal to the Office of the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs
CUNY Policy on File Sharing and Copyright InfringementNovember 18, 2012Before you share that software, music, movie or game, you should be aware of the potential legal ramifications of doing so. If you’re not sure of the possible leagal consequences of sharing then you might want to read the ,“Notice to the CUNY Community Regarding File Sharing and Copyright Infringement.”