Teaching materials often include existing written content (e.g. an article, a chapter from a book or a manual), pictures, videos or audio clips. These can either be uploaded to Blackboard or used in your presentation.
As a Hanze UAS lecturer, you are expected to do so in a responsible manner that respects the creators' intellectual property rights and sets a good example for your students. This will involve dealing with copyright and the various specific rules for higher education institutions.
The Copyright Act (Auteurswet) contains a number of exceptions designed to help higher education institutions use materials created by others. Hanze UAS has also reached agreements with various organisations in order to secure upfront (limited) permission for the use of copyrighted materials and facilitate the payment of fees.
You can ask yourself a number of questions every time you want to upload materials to the Learning Management Systems (LMS, in our case Blackboard) in order to make sure they meet the requirements. These questions have been incorporated into a flow chart.
You can answer the questions at each step with either 'Yes' or 'No'.
If you have used the flow chart before and want to go straight to the relevant rules, click on one of the links below.