An Instructor’s Companion for Teaching Copyright
An essential tool for teaching intellectual property skills—specifically relating to use of copyrighted materials in educational settings—to pre-service teachers, teachers and administrators, and students in public and private schools.
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This comprehensive, practical guidebook provides a starting point for the introduction, development, and assessment of knowledge regarding copyright as it applies in a variety of educational settings.
More than another book about copyright, An Instructor's Companion for Teaching Copyright provides practical guidance for introducing, developing, and assessing knowledge regarding copyright as it applies to educational settings. It is an invaluable resource for the production of instructional materials as well as assessment tools such as quizzes and tests, and serves as a source of organized lessons that can be quickly and easily adapted for use in a variety of teaching contexts, relieving educators of the time-consuming task of developing relevant instructional units and activities out of thin air.
Chapters cover topics such as the definition of key terms like "copyright" and "fair use," the implications of accessing streaming services such as Netflix or YouTube in class situations, laws that affect the use of copyrighted materials, and exceptions to the copyright law that could apply to teaching situations. The guide also serves as a companion to currently existing texts on copyright law and other sources of information about copyright law. If you are a K–12 educator, school or academic librarian, or professor responsible for educating students, teachers, or administrators about copyright, this book will benefit you.
- Provides librarians and educators with the correct answers to common copyright questions through the annotated information within the answer keys supplied for the activities and test bank questions
- Shows librarians and educators how to teach the answers to common copyright questions through the use of standardized activities and units that are customizable to a particular educational setting
- Demonstrates how librarians and educators should design their instruction by using provided units of instruction, tests, and scenarios that can act as templates and models for their own development purposes
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