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Fair Use Poster
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Teaching Fair Use
Reasoning Fair Use
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Past Conferences/ Presentations
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Teach About Copyright and Applying Fair Use
The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education helps educators gain confidence about their rights to use copyrighted materials in developing students' critical thinking and communication skills.
These slides accompany the book,
Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning
by Renee Hobbs. You can offer a staff development program using the materials in the book,
plus these slides
, to introduce your colleagues to the power of the Code.
Use the lessons below, which are complete with multimedia, readings, discussion questions, activities and hands-on production projects
to help you teach about copyright and fair use.
Lesson Plans and Materials for High School, College and University Levels
Table of Contents, Teaching About Copyright and Fair Use
Overview, Teaching Materials
Resources for Learning More
Section 1. Understanding Copyright
Section 2. The Cost of Copyright Confusion
Section 3. Defining and Applying Fair Use
Section 4. The Five Principles of the Code
Section 5. Advocacy
Other Lesson Plans and Materials for Grades 6-8
Copyright Animation from Ally@katz (BBC)
Plagiarism Animation from Ally@katz (BBC)
Read-Write-Think: Copyright Law From Digital Reprints to Downloads
Read-Write-Think: Students As Creators-Exploring Copyright
Read-Write-Think: Students As Creators-Exploring Multimedia
Read-Write-Think: Technology and Copyright Law A "Futurespective"
Video Case Studies
Use these videos to discuss the fair-use reasoning process. Why do these teachers think their students' use of copyrighted materials is a fair use? Exercise your fair-use reasoning muscles.
Case Study Video High School
Case Study Video, Curriculum Materials Creation
Case Study Video, Elementary
Music Videos Help Students Learn about Copyright and Fair Use
Two music videos about copyright and fair use are online at the Media Education Lab's website--- animated "Schoolhouse Rock" music videos are here!
Download Lyrics (PDF)
User's Rights, Section 107
Download Lyrics (PDF)
Teaching the Use of Copyright Friendly Materials
Joyce Valenza's Portal of resources to teach kids the concept of Creative Commons as well as where to find Copyright Friendly Materials
Copyright Friendly Toolkit
lesson on remix
uses the Code of Best Practice in Fair Use for Online Video
help on how to format text
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