Vía el blog de Juan Freire y BoingBoing me entero que William McGeveran y William W. Fisher [ambos del Berkman Center for Internet and Society] han publicado hace unos días un informe sobre los desafíos del aprendizaje digital [o en la era digital] y como pensar la educación entre innovaciones tecnológicas y derechos de autor. El texto lleva por nombre: “The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyrighted Material in the Digital Age”. El texto puede bajarse de SSRN.
“This foundational white paper reports on a year-long study by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, examining the relationship between copyright law and education. In particular, we wanted to explore whether innovative educational uses of digital technology were hampered by the restrictions of copyright. We found that provisions of copyright law concerning the educational use of copyrighted material, as well as the business and institutional structures shaped by that law, are among the most important obstacles to realizing the potential of digital technology in education.“