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Aspirin for Your Copyright Headache
Does copyright give you a headache? Technology has long outpaced copyright law's ability to keep up, so in many instances one must apply old rules to new applications. Details

Does copyright give you a headache? Copyright sounds so very boring until someone asks, "Can we put the top 10 songs of the year on the video yearbook?" or "Can we show a movie on a screen at the football stadium after the game?" or "Do we have to get a license for a DJ to play songs at a school dance?" Do you know the answers? Technology has long outpaced copyright law's ability to keep up, so in many instances one must apply old rules to new applications. But what rules apply where? Here are a few of the topics this comprehensive session will address:

  • Copyright rules on print, audiovisuals, and music 
  • Copyright and the Internet, including digital content 
  • Getting creative with technology while not crossing the line with copyright

The webinar is be presented by Dr. Carol Simpson.

Available Formats: Webcast
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$150.00
Copyright Basics
This is a foundation session for those who know little or nothing about copyright and how it affects schools. Details

This foundation session is for those who know little or nothing about copyright and how it affects schools. Our presenter, Dr. Carol Simpson, will help you learn about the rights of a copyright holder, who owns copyrights, how you might get in trouble using copyrighted material, and gain a basic understanding of fair use. Even if you already know a little about copyright this session will refresh your understanding and bring you up to speed on new laws and interpretations.

This is a recorded webcast.

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$150.00
Copyright for Career Education
In this session we highlight spotting what is protected by copyright and what cannot be protected and is therefore free to use. You should have a foundation understanding of copyright to get the most from this session. Details

Applying the traditional school fair use rules is sometimes difficult in technology and career education curriculum. These areas have a unique set of materials and students and copyright concerns about reproduction, adaptation, and performance of the works of others. In this session our presenter, Dr. Carol Simpson, will highlight spotting what is protected by copyright and what cannot be protected and is therefore free to use. You should have a foundation understanding of copyright to get the most from this session.

This is a recorded webcast.

Available Formats: CD-ROM,Webcast
Download Info: This item is available for download in .wmv format.
$150.00
Copyright for Core Curriculum
The core curriculum classes share a set of copyright concerns. We explain these copyright issues. Details

The core curriculum classes (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, or Foreign Language) share a set of copyright concerns regarding reproduction and performance of materials, protecting materials purchased with school funds, adapting materials for mainstreamed students, and generally making an enticing learning environment. Our presenter, Dr. Carol Simpson, explains these copyright issues. You should have a foundation understanding of copyright to get the most from this session.

This is a recorded webcast.

Available Formats: CD-ROM,Webcast
Download Info: This item is available for download in .wmv format.
$150.00
Copyright for Fine Arts
Our presenter explores the guidelines and regulations that affect those areas differently from standard classroom uses. Details

Your band, orchestra, choir, theatre arts group, visual artists, or any group that performs plays or musicals must heed special copyright rules. Our presenter, Dr. Carol Simpson, explores the guidelines and regulations that affect those areas differently from standard classroom uses. From public performance to background music to school dances, copyright issues are waiting to bedevil you. You should have a foundation understanding of copyright to get the most from this session.

This is a recorded webcast.

Available Formats: CD-ROM,Webcast
Download Info: This item is available for download in .wmv format.
$150.00
Managing Copyright in Your Building
Do you know just enough about copyright to get yourself and your building into trouble? This could be the session for you. Details

Do you know just enough about copyright to get yourself and your building into trouble? This could be the session for you. If you are a school leader, our presenter, Dr. Carol Simpson, will show you how to manage the copyrighted materials in your building in a way that maximizes their value to the educational program and still keeps you within the limits of the law. It's a bonus if you can maintain the friendship and respect of your colleagues. You should have a foundation understanding of copyright to get the most from this session.

This is a recorded webcast.

Available Formats: CD-ROM,Webcast
Download Info: This item is available for download in .wmv format.
$150.00