April 22, 2014
Some of you are still probably not sure about the difference between what constitutes a copyright infringement and fair use. Well the post I have for you today might help illuminate the key differences between the two concepts.
Here is a wonderful document from common sense media that you can use with your students to help them figure out whether or not a creative work is fair use.
You can also watch the video below to see how a teacher used this document to teach her students about fair use.
here are more resources on copyright and fair use from Edutopia:
- Film Festival : copyright and fair use for educators
- Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center
- Teaching Copyright website and curriculum, from Electronic Frontier Foundation
- "Understanding Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons, as they apply to Education," by K. Walsh, from EmergingEdTech
- "A Printable Guide To Creative Commons," by Katie Lepi, from Edudemic
- Fair Use Tube, from lawyer Patrick McKay
- Infographic: Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers (PDF), fromTech & Learning
- "The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use," from Education World
- Legal and How-to Guides for Citizen Media Creators and Online Publishing, from New Media Rights
- Ethical Use of Materials: How and When to Cite Online and Print Resources, from International Education and Resource Network
- "How Does Copyright Work in Space?" from The Economist Explains
- Copyright, Fair Use, and Educational Multimedia FAQ (PDF)