Copyright and Fair Use

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education puts an end to copyright confusion! Check out our case study videos, Schoolhouse-Rock style music videos, as well as our readings, activities and lesson plans for high school and college students to learn about copyright and fair use as they apply to teaching and learning with digital media, mass media and popular culture.

Teaching Resources

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more

Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

Learn how to implement digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

New book explores the history of teaching and learning about media

Available for purchase, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

Research and Scholarship