M/J Exploring Music 1: MU.68.F.3.2

Big Idea: Innovation, Technology, and the Future
  • Understanding: The 21st-century skills necessary for success as citizens, workers, and leaders in a global economy are embedded in the study of the arts.
    • Benchmark: Investigate and discuss laws that protect intellectual property, and practice safe, legal, and responsible acquisition and use of musical media.
☆ Categorized as Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • explain copyright laws and what they protect.
  • discuss the implications of copyright infringement, such as loss of revenue, lack of financial and/or motivation for musicians to compose, etc.
  • recognize and discuss the legal and illegal methods of acquiring music on the internet, e.g., public domain and fair use

Students will know:

  • Copyright
  • Music license
  • Infringement
  • Revenue
  • Pirating
  • File sharing
  • Sharing personal and financial information