Monthly Archives: January 2012

Digital Footprint of an ant !

  Despite having size 12 shoes, I seem to have the digital footprint of an ant! As an international educator, I need to learn to  manage my online presence. Google Search checks on my name have always revealed about 80 000 … Continue reading

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What is our obligation as educators ?

My students need to understand the dangers of “copy & paste “. Plagiarism is a vice which can seem like an easy route to good grades, but I’m quick to explain the consequences to them. It’s our job as teachers … Continue reading

Posted in Art Education, Critical Thinking, Cross-curricular Collaboration, Design Education, Photography Education, Plagiarism | 5 Comments

How do we teach copyright in countries where international copyright law is not often followed?

  Copyright is often an issue in my Art, Design and Photography classes. As a teacher, I encourage students to create original images; but at the same time, I encourage them to learn from established artists and designers. This sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Art Education, Design Education, Photography Education, Plagiarism, Product Design | 4 Comments