A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning
Today, it's more important than ever before to understand the scope of your rights and responsibilities as a digital author. That's why Renee Hobbs wrote the book, Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning. Since its publication, it's become a best-seller, offering essential reading for teachers, students and others who are advancing digital and media literacy education.
JOIN THE FREE ONLINE WEBINAR
Participate in the free online webinar, "The Road to Copyright Clarity" on Tuesday, February 11 from 1 - 2 pm EST, in a special webinar co-sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System.
READ THE BOOK
Order the book online and read it!
Read the introduction to Renee's newest 2018 book about copyright - The Routledge Companion to Media Education, Copyright and Fair Use
WATCH THE VIDEOS
Watch video case studies of teachers whose informed perspective on copyright enables them to offer powerful media literacy learning experiences to students
USE THE LESSON PLANS
Use this Lesson on Copyright and Fair Use as you plan how to use copyrighted media in your own creative work
PROVIDE STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Read the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education to understand your rights and responsibilities when you (or your students) use copyrighted materials for learning purposes
Revise your school policies: Access a model school copyright policy you can use as a template for your school