Copyright for Teachers and Librarians
with Rebecca P. Butler
4-week facilitated eCourse
Beginning Monday, May 6, 2013
In this eCourse expert educator Butler will guide you through the specific applications of U.S. copyright law common to workshops, lesson plans, tutorials, and other presentations. You will learn how to assert your “fair use” rights, and also how to efficiently seek permission from rights holders when necessary. For reference during and after the course, your purchase includes the PDF version of Butler’s Copyright for Teachers and Librarians in the 21st Century.
After participating in this eCourse, you will be able to:
• Explain the “fair use doctrine” and the four criteria which determine “fair use”
• Interpret copyright law in terms of various presentation media
• Obtain permission or licenses to use various copyright-protected media
Rebecca P. Butler is a Presidential Teaching Professor in the Department of Educational Technology, Research, and Assessment, College of Education, at Northern Illinois University (NIU) in DeKalb, Illinois. A frequent presenter on copyright, she is the author of Copyright for Teachers and Librarians in the 21st Century and Smart Copyright Compliance for Schools: A How-To-Do-It Manual.