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As an alternative to basing your videos on someone else's work, I suggest writing your own exercises. Each exercise should bring out the issues you want to cover in the corresponding video. If you write your own exercises, on your own time, you own the copyright, and can do what you want with them, including creating videos about solving them. That would ...


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If the teacher is not a reasonable person, and some are not, you should keep your head down and hope that your fellow students will get some real security training, at least on the job, before making decisions in this area. If the teacher is reasonable, select a very small number of references on the topic, preferably including peer-reviewed papers. Look ...


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I don't know enough of the details to actually judge, but there is a benign explanation. You say the the course overall is quite elementary. You also say that it is focused elsewhere than security and that this is a side topic. Let me start with that. There is a Pedagogical Pattern called Spiral in which it is suggested that advanced topics can be ...


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My advice would be to go to the website of the university you are thinking about enrolling in, find out who the course coordinator is, and email them about your situation. Explain that you are willing to put in the effort to get your knowledge up to an acceptable level. You may find that they can offer you a bridging course, or suggest having sessions with ...


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Actually, I think it is easy to avoid most problems. Plagiarism is about presenting something of others as if it is your own. If you cite the source, giving proper attribution, you avoid plagiarism absolutely. Copyright is another issue, but it is about copying something for which you don't have the proper rights. You don't seem to be doing that. Taking a ...


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What sort of jobs are physics majors usually offered? Jobs that require smart people! Physics is hard, employers understand physics graduates must be smart (without necessarily knowing why), and hire such graduates for a range positions that require smart people. And what courses should I take for them? The specific courses don't matter so much, ...


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You should ask whoever created the exercises for permission. If they give it to you, then you can proceed. If they don't give you permission, better to know before you create the videos so you can do something else. This is pretty much a good strategy any time you are dealing with copyright issues -- ask permission before you use the material.


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