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1 Copyright Law Fair Use

2 First let’s see how much you know. 30/copyright/quiz.htm 30/copyright/quiz.htm Go to this website. Take the quiz. Write down the numbers of the ones you missed and your score.

3 What can be copied? Literary Works (printed materials, workbooks, manuals, periodicals, etc.) Musical/Dramatic Works/Pantomimed and choreographed works (songs, operas, plays, etc.) Pictorial, Graphics, Sculptural Works (maps, globes, charts, models, etc.) Motion Pictures and Audiovisual works (slide/tape, multimedia presentations, etc.) Sound Recordings (records, tapes, disks, etc.)

4 Things Have Changed… 21 st Century Classrooms –Access to resources –Digital technology –Real-life publishing –Blogging –Podcasting –Wikis 21 st Century Issues –Appropriate Use –Fair Use –Intellectual Property

5 Review Of Copyright Copyright Act of 1976 “Copyright owners have the right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute, perform, display, transfer ownership, rent or lend their creations.”

6 What is Fair Use? A provision of the copyright law that allows copying of materials without violation of copyright. Fair use allows limited copying for the sake of research and teaching.

7 Ways to Avoid Violations Limit use of copyrighted materials in your classroom Give proper credit When in doubt, get permission Assume it is copy written! So follow the four standards.

8 Fair Use Guidelines Four Standards Purpose and Character of Use –Must be for nonprofit educational purposes Nature of the Work –Is the work published or unpublished –Is the work out of print –Is the work creative or factual Amount Used –When looking at the copyrighted work as a whole Effect of Use –Will using it take money away from the creator

9 Teach Your Students About Copyright and Fair Use Do training. Give rules (printing, access) AND guidelines (evaluation skills, appropriate use). Make sure you monitor students at all times. Interact with students as they work.

10 What Can I Use? Logical, comprehensive compilations (telephone books) Unoriginal reprints of public domain works Materials or reprints of materials in the public domain (all prior to 1923; most between 1923-1963) Chart of Works in the Publc Domain, Freeware (not shareware) Most U.S. government materials Facts Ideas, processes, methods, and systems described in copyrighted materials

11 Public Domain Public Domain Images will sell you public domain materials:

12 Software If you buy one, then only install one No more than one user at a time May be allowed to install it on a computer at home and work provided no simultaneous use. Buy a site license or multiple copies if that’s how you plan to use it

13 Students May… Use lawfully acquired copyrighted works when producing their own educational multimedia projects for a specified course Perform and display their own projects in the course Retain them in their own portfolio

14 Educators May… Use lawfully acquired copyrighted works when producing their own educational multimedia projects to support their teaching needs Retain them indefinitely for workshops or portfolios Retain them for two years for classroom use

15 Videos in the Classroom Off-air Guidelines: May by kept for 45 days; after this it should be erased May be shown only within the first 10 days and only twice Off-air recordings may be made only at the request of and used by a teacher. No broadcast program may be recorded off the air more than once at the request of the same teacher, regardless of the number of times that the program is broadcast. Duplicate copies may be made if requested by several teachers.

16 Other Video Issues You can not show a video for entertainment or reward under Fair Use: You need to get a license from a distributor or the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation ( May use part of a legal copy of a movie in the classroom for instructional purposes.

17 Single Copy of Printed Material A chapter from a book An article from a magazine or newspaper A short story, short essay, or short poem A chart, graph, diagram, drawing, cartoon, or picture from a book

18 Restricted Use Motion Media Up to 10% or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media work Text Material Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted work of text.

19 Restricted Use Text Material - Poems –An entire poem of less than 250 words –but no more than three poems by one poet, –or five poems by different poets from any single anthology. In poems of greater length: up to 250 words but no more than three excerpts by a single poet or five excerpts by different poets from a single anthology.

20 Restricted Use Music, Lyrics, and Music Video –Up to 10% –but no more than 30 seconds of music and lyrics from a single musical work –Any alterations to a musical work shall not change the basic melody or the fundamental character of the work. Illustrations and Photographs –A photograph or illustration may be used in its entirety. –No more than 5 images by an artist or photographer. –Not more than 10% or 15 images, whichever is less, from a single published collected work.

21 Most common remark: “But it’s on the Web…” Internet access does not mean works can be reproduced and used without permission or license. Some copyrighted works may have been posted without copyright holder’s permission.

22 It’s Not Easy… Read the rules. Follow the rules. Ignore what others are doing.

23 Copyright/Fair Use Websites That Can Help Chart to use: Fair%20Use%20Matrix%20for%20Teachers Fair%20Use%20Matrix%20for%20Teachers Websites to use:

24 Let’s see how much you learned. 30/copyright/quiz.htm 30/copyright/quiz.htm Take the quiz again. Hopefully you improved!

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