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PAR Project Copyright and Fair Use

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Project Description

The aim of the project is to:

  • Describe the purpose and requirements of copyright and fair use legislation as it applies to the individual classroom. (Lanie)
  • Explain how the development of fair use standards for specific disciplines has impacted the application of fair use. (Paul)
  • Explore the risks of legal action being taken against a faculty member for the use of copyrighted materials in their individual classrooms. (Paul)
  • Provide recommendations on compliance with established school standards and steps to take if such standards appear to inhibit creativity within the classroom. (Lanie)


Presentation Resources

2011 Copyright Presentation.pdf

Copyright and Fair Use - Presentation References.pdf  

Paul Ross's - Anotated Bibiliographies.pdf

Lanie De Leon's - Anotated Bibiliographies.pdf


Video Resources

Don't Copy That 2 - School Version

Don't Copy That Floppy - Original Version


Professional Organizations

Software & Information Industry Trade Association (SIIA)


Relevant Popular Resources

Copyright Infringement

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act

Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act

Classroom Copyright Chart (pdf)

Copyright Infringement Don't Do It - Understand Copyright Laws - Teacher Professional Development

PBS Teachers - Off-Air Recording and Rebroadcast

Bexley Acceptable Use Policy (pdf)

Overview of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA)


The links below are not directly related to copyright and fair use but are essential to providing a legislative background that defines the responsibilities around technology use and access.

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

Child Online Protection Act (COPA)

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) 




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