A Guide to Copyright for Media Artists and Educators

Gain a clearer understanding of how copyright pertains to you as a content creator or educator teaching a media class.
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  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Copyright Basics: Learn How to Obtain a Copyright is an entertaining and informative look at the importance of copyright when creating or using media as a professional, hobbyist or as an instructor in a media class.

In addition to copyright law, learn about trademark and patent laws, fair use, public domain, creative commons, DMCA and the TEACH Act.

Take this ultimate Copyright Basics course right now and learn how to obtain a copyright.

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  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand Basic Copyright Law as a content creator or educator

What is the target audience?

  • Students, Video Professionals, Video Hobbyists, Teachers, Photographers, Artists

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Curriculum

Section 1: A Guide to Copyright for Media Artists & Educators
Introduction & Overview
Preview
01:03
00:41
Information on the rights granted by Copyright


01:09
Copyright Exceptions and Limitations
00:46
Information on Public Domain
02:33
Definition of Work for Hire
00:38
The process of Copyrighting 


01:29
The Copyright Notice


00:34
How long does a copyright last?


00:51
How long does it take to get proof of your copyright?
00:24
Copyright_vs_Plagiarism
00:32
What is Copyright Infringement?
00:21
Trademark and Patent


02:12
Explanation of a Trademark
01:01
Explanation of Patent
00:34
Explanation of Patent Pending
02:12
Exceptions to Fair Use
02:45
Explanation of Trademark Fair Use
01:04
Explanation of Creative Commons
00:40
Explanation of Parody as Fair Use
Section 2: Advances to Copyright Law (Internet)
00:34
More recent advances in Copyright Law due to the internet
02:43
Explanation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act
03:50
Explanation of File Sharing and how Copyright affects it
01:51
Copyright issues to be aware of when producing video content
01:50
Copyright issues to be aware of when producing photographs or art images
Section 3: The TEACH Act - For Educators and Institutional Policymakers
01:22
TEACH Act (For Educators)
02:28
Procedures for Institutional Policymakers in order to adhere to the TEACH Act
03:16
Procedures for IT (Information Technology) in order to adhere to the TEACH Act
05:10
Procedures for Teachers in order to adhere to the TEACH Act
01:48
Recap and Closing Credits
Section 4: Copyright Quiz
Copyright Quiz
1 page
Section 5: Copyright Quiz Answer Key
Copyright Quiz Answer Key (with additional details)
2 pages
Section 6: Educator Guide (Copyright Information Resources)
1 page
Links to additional Copyright resources to use in the classroom or teaching environment
Section 7: Royalty Free Media Guide
1 page
Links to Royalty Free Media sites
Section 8: A Guide to Copyright Lecture Workbook
A Guide to Copyright Lecture Workbook
9 pages

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Instructor Biography

Mike Chenoweth, Writer / Producer

Mike “Cheno” Chenoweth is an award-winning producer who has been involved in the film and video industry since 1992, working mostly in film & commercial production. Mike has written and produced commercial material for International businesses such as Biogen Pharmaceuticals, Weider Nutrition International, Nero Digital Software, ADP as well as numerous national and local clients. 

In 2004,  Mike took his production experience and helped form curriculums for two high school-oriented film programs, one in which being the first film charter high school in the United States. 
Mike also currently operates Reel Classroom, a company specializing in film & video training for education and independent film. 
In addition to production, Mike also writes for television commercials and feature films.

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