Monash University Lectures Online policy

Division responsible: Resources Division

Date endorsed by Library Management Committee: 30 March 2010

Date updated and by whom: Janette Burke, Director, Resources Division

Access: Library website and MULO website

Subject category: Monash University Lectures Online

Location: Web

Purpose: To inform academics on usage of Lectures Online

Supporting procedure: Monash University Lectures Online procedure

Scope: Recording and publication of all content, both audio and visual, created by Monash University Lectures Online

Policy:
Monash University will provide synchronised audio and visual recordings of lectures given in support of its units of study and will make these available to its staff and students through a range of communication technologies. Academic staff and students need to be aware of the copyright and privacy implications of this service

Definitions:
EchoSystem: software purchased from Echo360 that captures the visual content as displayed to students in the lecture theatre from the lectern and synchronises this with the recorded audio of the lecture.

Audio: includes any spoken or any sound captured from the lectern or any computer attached to the lectern and discussions held within the lecture theatre.

Visual content: any visuals that are displayed on the lectern or computer attached to the lectern, eg Microsoft Office suite (Powerpoint, Word, Excel), email, DVD content, websites etc. Video of the presenter is not available.

Other relevant policies: Information Technology Use Policy – staff and other authorised users

Related legislation:

  • Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)
  • Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic)
  • Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
  • Surveillance Act