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Computers and Composition

1998 Volume 15, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The interdependency of fair use and the first amendment

    TyAnna K. Herrington

    The rights of free speech, to search for truth, to strive for self-realization, and to participate in the processes of self-government, are guaranteed in the first amendment; but these rights would... More

    pp. 125-143

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  2. Shifting boundaries of intellectual property: Authors and publishers negotiating the WWW

    Joan S. Latchaw & Jeffrey R. Galin

    The World Wide Web explosion has unsettled strategic relations of power between academic authors and publishers. These disruptions provide an opportunity to reconceptualize those relations and... More

    pp. 145-162

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  3. Intellectual property in synchronous and collaborative virtual space

    Beth E. Kolko

    This article argues that not all electronic discourse can be treated equally and that synchronous electronic discourse, such as that found in MUDs and MOOs, is sufficiently collaborative that... More

    pp. 163-183

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  4. Citing cybersources: A challenge to disciplinary values

    Carrie Shively Leverenz

    Citation styles serve as one means of codifying specific disciplines' values regarding knowledge making. Disputes over how to cite online sources using existing documentation styles, particularly... More

    pp. 185-200

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  5. Champing at the bits: Computers, copyright, and the composition classroom

    John Logie

    Increasingly, students and instructors within composition classrooms are using electronic media for the circulation, appropriation, and alteration of texts and images. Because these practices could... More

    pp. 201-214

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  6. Who owns the course? Online composition courses in an era of changing intellectual property policies

    Susan Lang

    This article examines existing copyright law, the ambiguous case law concerning copyrightable material and educators, university policies toward patent and copyright law, and the changing nature of... More

    pp. 215-228

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  7. Emerging fair use guidelines for multimedia: Implications for the writing classroom

    Henrietta Nickels Shirk & Howard Taylor Smith

    The latest draft of Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia published as part of An Interim Report to the Commissioner by the Conference on Fair Use (CONFU) recommends guidelines for those... More

    pp. 229-241

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  8. Copyrights and conversations: Intellectual property in the classroom

    Janice R. Walker

    Traditionally, academic uses of portions of the work of others have fallen under the protection of the doctrine of fair use. However, as we move courses online, many standards we relied on in the... More

    pp. 243-251

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  9. A web of symbolic violence

    Karla Saari Kitalong

    Many new electronic technologies of writing are quickly becoming part of everyday practice, but are not as yet so fully integrated that they have become indistinguishable from the fabric of... More

    pp. 253-263

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