Can a student’s knowledge dissemination be an intellectual copyright violation?
Is note sharing is an infringement on professors’ intellectual property rights? And can this way of thinking be justified in the age of collaborative, peer-to-peer learning?
What most professors do in the classroom is try to explain their discipline, whether that’s history or mathematics. Professors simplify, organize, and create coherent lessons so that students can become creative, deep thinkers on their own. They provide information so that students can develop their own approach. We call this critical thinking.
However, if we really want students...