Copyrighted material can be integrated into curriculum materials
Use only what is necessary to meet the educational goal or purpose (this may be an excerpt or a whole work, depending on the educational goal or purpose).
Provide proper attribution wherever possible
Student Use: For own academic and creative work, and/or developing audiences
Students can incorporate, modify, and re-present existing media objects in their own classroom work.
Use of copyrighted material should not be a substitute for their own creative effort.
Proper attribution should be provided wherever possible.
If student work meets the transformativeness standard (new material is used for a different purpose than that of the original), it can be distributed to wide audiences.
In situations where students wish to share their work more broadly, teachers should model the permissions process.
Keep in Mind…
If you or the school has agreed to a license, then you should follow the terms and conditions of such license.
Being sued over the use of media for educational purposes is highly unlikely.
Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation that makes it easy for individuals to share and build upon the work of others, by providing free licenses to mark creative work, consistent with copyright rules.
Creators choose a set of conditions they wish to apply to their work (license types):
No derivative work
Flickr is an image sharing website that uses Creative Commons licensing. It is a great site for teachers to download images for their presentations and other works. Go to http://www.flickr.com , then do an “advance search” and click “only search CC licensing” to find images under Creative Commons licensing.
All images in this presentation where taken from www.flickr.com . Photographers, in order of appearance: