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Copyright for Librarians and Educators
About this course: Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels. Course participants will discover that the law is designed to help educators and librarians.
Copyright Training for Librarians and Educators
This course offered through Coursera was created by Duke Univeristy, Emory University, and the Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Course length: The time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours per week. The content consists of videos, readings, graded assignments and quizzes.
Week 1 - Welcome to Copyright Law
Week 2 - A Framework for Thinking about Copyright
Week 3 - Owning Rights
Week 4 - Specific Exceptions for Teachers and Librarians
Week 5 - Understanding and Using Fair Use