On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
By continuing to use LinkedIn’s SlideShare service, you agree to the revised terms, so please take a few minutes to review them.
Distant LearningReasonable and limitations listed • Clips must be used • Audio • Musical • Video
The Law• Applies to: • accredited nonprofit educational institutes • K-12 and higher education• Must have: • published policy • on going training
How copyright relates todistant education
Section 110 (2)
Expanded Rights Include:1. Transmitting performances of all of a non-dramatic literary or musical work.1. Transmitting reasonable and limited portions of any other performance1. Transmitting displays of any work in amounts comparable to typical face-to- face displays
Remember if…• Guidelines are not applicable, and fair use cannot be determined• Teach Act does not apply Best procedure is to seek permission from rights holders.
Common Questions:Can I use the same clip of the copyrightedwork in a later class sessions?Can my distant education course include alink to copyrighted material on anotherwebsite?
The primary purpose of the Teach Act is to create an even playing field for distant learners and educators withthe rights of copyright holders.
References:Fair use guidelines for educational multimedia. (2002, June 20).Retrieved from http://www.adec.edu/admin/papers/fair10-17.htmlHarper, G. K. (2001,2007). Fair use guidelines for educationalmultimedia . Retrieved fromhttp://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/ccmcguid.htmlThe teach act and some frequently asked questions. (1997-2013).Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright/teachact/faqSmaldino, Sharon, Michael Albright, Susan Zvacek, and MichaelSimonson. Teaching and Learning at a Distance . 5th. Boston, MA:Pearson, 2012. 294-313. Print.