Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

by Renee Hobbs
     
 

ISBN-10: 141298159X

ISBN-13: 9781412981590

Pub. Date: 04/13/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This jargon-free guide clarifies principles for applying copyright law to 21st-century education, discusses what is permissible in the classroom, and explores the fair use of digital materials.  See more details below

Overview

This jargon-free guide clarifies principles for applying copyright law to 21st-century education, discusses what is permissible in the classroom, and explores the fair use of digital materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412981590
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/13/2010
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
740,552
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments x

About the Author xii

1 Copyright Matters for 21st-Century Learning 1

Educators and Students Use Copyrighted Materials 2

Why Do Educators Care About Copyright and Fair Use? 5

From Copyright Confusion to Copyright Clarity 6

Transformativeness: It Will "Shake Your World" 8

Building Consensus Among Educators 9

What You Can Expect From This Book 11

2 Dispelling Copyright Confusion 15

What Is Copyright? 17

The Purpose of Copyright 18

The Power of Fair Use 19

Copyright Confusion 20

The Consequences of Copyright Confusion 24

Fair Use as a User Right 26

The Problem With Educational-Use Guidelines 27

Beware of Charts and Graphs 28

Fair Use and the Marketplace 31

Copyright, Fair Use, and Online Learning 32

Industry-Sponsored Copyright Misinformation 34

3 Users Have Rights, Too 39

New Instructional Practices Proliferate 40

The Political and Educational Value of Copying 41

Authorship and the Romantic Ideal 43

Understanding Transformative Use 44

Comparing and Contrasting Photographs: An Online Production Project 49

Inspired by Harry Potter 54

The Issue of Market Impact 55

Making Copies for Whom? For What Purpose? 56

4 Fair Use and Digital Learning 63

Are Educators Up for the Challenge? 65

Communities of Practice Define Fair Use 66

Creating a Code of Best Practices for Educators 68

What About Permissions? 73

Attribution: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due 76

Teaching About Copyright and Fair Use 77

Using Copyrighted Work to Make Something New 80

5 The Future of Copyright 83

Unlocking the Power of Film in Education 84

The Ironies Resulting From Technology Shift 87

The Future of Intellectual Property: Three Views 89

What's at Stake: The Future of Education 94

Resource A Leading a Staff-Development Workshop on Copyright and Fair Use 97

Resource B Excerpts From Copyright Law 105

Endnotes 111

References 120

Index 125

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