Copyright and Fair Use

Information for teachers and students

Legal: It's the Law!

Ethical: It's not right to use someone's work and not give them proper credit.

It's stealing!!

Copyright infringement has huge consequences: lawsuits, expulsion, loss of scholarship etc.

Teachers need to model proper copyright practices for their students.

What should students do?

  • Create their own content using camera phones
  • Use each other's content and give proper credit