Copyright & Fair Use Videos


Code of Best Practices Overview Video This video overviews the Code of Best Practices in Media Literacy education and puts an end to copyright confusion for educators who use mass media, popular culture and digital media to promote critical thinking and communication skills.

Fair Use Song Learn about copyright and fair use with this engaging music video from the Media Education Lab. This video supports the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education.

Copyright Song Sing along to understand copyright and learn about your rights to fair use.

Case Study: Elementary: Elementary school teachers strengthen critical thinking and communication skills by engaging students in using copyrighted materials to create their own public service announcement on global warming

Case Study: High School: This case study features a project of ninth grade biology students at Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. The students created a "Virtual Zoo" using images they found online through the photo sharing site Flickr.com.

Case Study: Higher Ed In this case study, the leaders of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, discuss their experiences developing a media literacy curriculum that featured copyrighted images from Newsweek magazine.