mLearning Resources

07 DRM

DRM (Digital Rights Management) All answers
DRM is related to technologies used by publishers and copyright holders to limit the usage of digital media and devices.

Advantages
Could facilitate the educational use of commercial materials at lower cost. Can restrict forwarding, saving, printing or modification of protected materials.

Disadvantages
Generates more work load. Restricts the possibilities to use and modify the protected materials.


DRM as a Facilitator for mLearning
The potential to use DRM was evaluated in the ViCaDiS Project as follows:

  1. Possibility to Protect or Control the Use of Content

DRM

The potential and probability of use is on moderate level. Lets spread the results in a normalised diagram (description) to see how answers are related to each others.

DRM_N

We can see, that DRM does not have top priority in first development tasks.

Commenting/Discussion subjects

  • What is the need for protection and control in educational use (including the use of Mobile Technology and Social Web)?
  • Positive/negative experiences?
  • How DRM should be embedded in Educational Use of Digital Resources and User Produced Content? Can you name actionable first steps for development?
  • What does it mean for cooperation between universities and enterprises?
  • What are the implications for ViCaDiS Work Packages?

Go to: ViCaDiSmTechnologyQuestionnaire SMSMMSWAPDRM PoCVoIPNFCGPS/AGPS
Participate discussions and commenting at the end of this page!


The ViCaDiS Project has been funded by Lifelong Learning Programme 2007 – 2013 and by 10 partners in 6 countries.
LLP

1 Comment »

  1. Additional info:
    – Nokia, DRM and Download http://www.forum.nokia.com/main/resources/technologies/drm_and_download/index.html
    – MediaKey, Getting started with DRM http://www.mediakey.com/drm-getting-started.php
    – Windows Media digital rights management http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/forpros/drm/gettingstarted.aspx

    Comment by Lauri Kurkela — Monday, February 11, 2008 @ 10:58 am | Reply


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