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Copyright Crash Course PowerPoint Handout


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Copyright Crash Course PowerPoint Handout

  1. 1. Copyright Crash CourseHeather Dawn LunaEDTC 6340.65<br />What is Copyright Law?<br /><ul><li>The rights an author is granted by law immediately upon creation of a work.</li></ul>History of Copyright Law<br /><ul><li>originated in 1790's
  2. 2. recent modifications</li></ul>Author's Rights<br /><ul><li>reproduce
  3. 3. distribute
  4. 4. prepare derivative works
  5. 5. perform or display publicly</li></ul>Violation of Copyright Law<br /><ul><li>Attorney and court fees for yourself, as well as, the plaintiff
  6. 6. Liability damages ranging from $30,000 - $150,000
  7. 7. Prison sentence</li></ul>Educators and Copyright Law<br /><ul><li>Educators are required to following copyright law, as set forth in Title 17 of the United States Code.
  8. 8. Fair Use, a limitation to copyright law</li></ul>Fair Use<br />Consider the following factors:<br /><ul><li>the purpose and character of the use
  9. 9. the nature of the copyrighted work.
  10. 10. the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole
  11. 11. the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work
  12. 12. For additional information visit</li></ul>Teach Act<br /><ul><li>Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002 (TEACH)
  13. 13. For additional information visit</li></ul>Obtaining Copyright Permission<br /><ul><li>Before using a work that is copyrighted, does not constitute as fair use, and/or is protected under the TEACH Act, permission must be granted.
  14. 14. For additional information view the following document: How to Obtain Copyright Permission located at </li></ul>Caution<br /><ul><li>No secrets
  15. 15. Adherence to law
  16. 16. Liability</li></ul>Creative Commons<br /><ul><li>For additional information, visit .</li></ul>References<br />Harper k. George, Copyright Crash Course, University of Texas Libraries, 2001, 2007, <br />Jassin, Llyod J (1998-2011). Fair Use in a Nut Shell. Retrieved from<br />Starr, Linda (2010). Copyrights and Copying Wrongs. Retrieved from<br />Steven, Daniel (2001). Understanding Copyright. Retrieved from<br />