Copyright And Fair Use

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Clarifying Copyright: Using Images and Music in Our Classrooms

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Copyright And Fair Use

  1. 1. Clarifying Copyright: Using Images and Music in Our Classrooms February 12, 2010
  2. 3. When things get confusing…
  3. 4. “ To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;” U.S. Constitution - Article 1 Section 8
  4. 5. Copyright Act of 1976, Section 106
  5. 6. Copyright Act of 1976, Section 107 DOCTRINE OF FAIR USE
  6. 7. Fair Use for Media Education
  7. 8. Interpreting Fair Use <ul><li>Purpose of the use </li></ul><ul><li>Nature of the copyrighted work </li></ul><ul><li>Amount used from the original work </li></ul><ul><li>Effect of the use on the market </li></ul>
  8. 9. Key Questions to Ask <ul><li>Did the use transform the material from the copyrighted work by using it for a different purpose , or did it repeat the work for the same intent and value? </li></ul><ul><li>Was the material taken appropriate in kind and amount, considering the nature of the copyrighted work and of the use? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Upper Merion High School 9 th Grade Biology, 2008
  10. 11. Fair Use or Not? The Good Girl Michael Jordon
  11. 12. Case & Scenario Discussions <ul><li>Think About The… </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the use </li></ul><ul><li>Nature of the copyrighted work </li></ul><ul><li>Amount used from the original work </li></ul><ul><li>Effect of the use on the market </li></ul>
  12. 13. This sure looks like a copy to me… The artist could have saved himself trouble and legal fees by getting permission to use the original photo for a derivative work. - Diana Transformative derivative works are not “theft.” Criminalizing the use of art to create new and substantially different art is not beneficial to artists; just the opposite, in fact.” - Adam
  13. 14. Make Your Own <ul><li>Create an multimedia-based introduction for the next topic or unit you are teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>You must use images (and music, if you choose) that you feel meet Fair Use guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Present this introduction through PowerPoint, Photostory, a wiki, Microsoft Word, paper collage or some other tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the resources on http://rhscopyrightandfairuse.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
  14. 15. Share
  15. 16. Creative Commons Licenses nonprofit that increases sharing and improves collaboration
  16. 17. Using Advanced Search Functions Yahoo
  17. 18. Ticket Out <ul><li>Please list the following: </li></ul><ul><li>3 – Facts that you have learned today </li></ul><ul><li>2 – Ways you will apply this to your classroom </li></ul><ul><li>1 – Question you still have </li></ul>

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