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Copyright & Fair Use




As you grow and expand your technology skills, especially as it relates to multimedia, the Internet, and utilizing online resources, it is important to understand your rights and limitations under copyright law. We will first look at a basic overview of copyright and fair use, take a quiz (for discussion purposes, not a grade!), and talk about documenting your fair use usage of copyrighted materials in your projects.

  1. Concise copyright info by the University of Maryland University College
  2. techLearning Copyright Quiz
  3. Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
  4. The Fair Use Checklist


See the Resources page for additional information relating to today's topics.

Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery

Humorous overview of Copyright and Fair Use, by utilizing short film clips—A Fair(y) Use Tale