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Copyright Presentation Created by Axinia Zepeda Houston Baptist University EDUC 5306
Contents Definition of Copyright Penalty for copyright infringement “fair use” meaning In the Classroom Conclusion
Copyright Defined as “the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work)” (Merriam-Webster) So what does that mean to a teacher? It means a lot. Teachers need to be careful as to what information they use on presentations, publication or even worksheets. How do you know it is copyright? Most things that have a copyright have a symbol attached to it, or it says Copyright.
Fair Use Fair use is almost a legal way to be able to use copyrighted content fairly. Using copyrighted items legally Fair Use Law asks what are you doing with the content you are trying to use or borrow. Fair Use Video- This YouTube Video clarifies what Fair use is and what questions you may have (First few minutes) and then Common Myths of fair use.Fair Use Video-
In the Classroom From the Copyright in an Electronic Environment “Students and teachers must include on the opening screen of their programs and on any printed materials that their presentation has been prepared under fair use exemption of the U.S. Copyright Law and are restricted from further use. “ “Educators or students need not write for permission if their presentation falls within the specific multimedia fair use guidelines” Copyright in an Electronic Environment is a great website to use as a resource for information on Copyright information in the ClassroomCopyright in an Electronic Environment
Websites This is a list of Websites you can go to for more information US Copyright Office 10 Myths about Copyright Copyright Clearance Center