The purpose of this information is to provide faculty with a better understanding of Copyright usage in the classroom.
While copyright issues can be difficult, here you will find the information to assist you with the Do’s and Don’ts of copyright usage in the classroom.
Source: Webinar: Copyright in Online Teaching and Learning by the Academy for Teaching Excellence
Adapted from Webinar: Copyright in Online Teaching and Learning by the Academy for Teaching Excellence and Fair Use and Copyright for Online Education: Examples: Video by The University of Rhode Island Library
Under the Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (“TEACH”) Act, instructors are generally allowed to screen video clips and movies inside the classroom for educational purposes. This exemption does not apply to distance education. However, fair use may still apply.
For more information, see the American Library Association's issue brief, Streaming of Films for Educational Purposes and Exceptions & Limitations: Classroom Use, Fair Use, and more by the University of Minnesota.
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