Resources on Copyright and Fair Use
As you begin to use your Vado camera, you'll want to be sure to follow guidelines for fair use and copyright. Here are some great resources to help you navigate what is fair use, and what is not. You might enjoy starting with this wiki on Digitial Media Resources.



Copyright for Educators

From Wesley Fryar, Moving at the Speed of Creativity


Alvin Trusty - EdTech08

Creating a copyright friendly presentation.


Mr. Sal's Video

Mr. Sal, A Classrooms for the Future Coach with the New Brighton Area SD, explains copyright.

Media Education Lab

At Temple University's Media Education Lab, they have done lots of work and created lots of resources on copyright and fair use. Have a look at some below:

The Code of Best Practices: http://www.mediaeducationlab.com/pdf/CodeofBestPracticesinFairUse.pdf
Creation of the Code of Best Practices (video): http://www.mediaeducationlab.com/index.php?page=293
Resources for teaching fair use to students: http://www.mediaeducationlab.com/index.php?page=287
Curriculum Materials (for use with students): http://www.mediaeducationlab.com/index.php?page=3
Publications: http://www.mediaeducationlab.com/index.php?page=4

General Resources

Copyright Confusion Wikispace: http://copyrightconfusion.wikispaces.com/
Tech & Learning Magazine: http://www.techlearning.com/article/14522
School Library Journal: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6600687.html
The Connected Classroom (blog): http://khokanson.blogspot.com/2008/04/copyright-confusion.html
Chart from Cornell on Copyright Term and the Public Domain: http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/publicdomain.cfm


A Fair(y) Use Tale

This funny video both explains fair use and copyright, while testing out the basic premise through the use of clips from a wide variety of copyrighted video from Disney videos:



Copyright Wisdom for Music

A TeacherTube video