Some recent changes to the Copyright Act affect the university sector. On the whole, these were positive for universities.
One change relates to copying for examinations:
- Coordinators, lecturers and tutors can now copy any material – ‘anything in which copyright subsists’ – for an exam (previously restricted to a narrowly-defined set of material types).
- Copying for online exams is now included (previously face-to-face exams only).
- ‘Examinations’ include any exercises that contribute to a final mark (this is not new, but worth noting).
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