Recent impacts of copyright law upon distance education


  • Sue French Massey University


online learning, distance education, e-learning, distance learning, copyright


The requirements of Copyright law continue to be influential in the development of distance education teaching courses. This paper examines various areas of the law and analyses their practical effect upon the teaching of distance education in New Zealand. Certain recent developments in international copyright law are discussed and an assessment made of their possible effect on domestic law.

Author Biography

Sue French, Massey University

Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Business Law