Copyright and Fair Use for the Google Generation

Kristin Hokanson / Teryl Magee

SETTING THE CONTEXT: While copyright and fair use can be confusing to navigate you CAN use copyrighted material in your creative work! This introduction to the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education will explain fair use, reduce copyright confusion and share helpful ideas regarding how to teach students and staff about copyright and fair use.

  • How is copyright viewed in today’s world?
  • How is it taught?
  • Why do creative people value copyright law?

Explaining Copyright & Fair Use
  • What is Copyright
  • What is Fair Use

Let's look at some student project examples is this Fair Use
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  • Nature
  • Amount
  • Effect on Potential Market

Darfur Shorts:
Rules of Courtly Love:
It's Triggy:
AXE commercial:
Mad World Anti Bullying
Just for Fun
Single Ladies in Mayberry: (original)
Scary Mary:
Call Me Maybe:

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