This resource from the Media Education Lab offers a primer in copyright and fair use for all media literacy educators. Download and read the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education, watch informative videos, “Schoolhouse Rocks” style songs, and access curriculum resources. Essential for any educator who suffers from “copyright confusion”!
Explore the origins of sampling culture in hip-hop music, copyright law, creativity, and technological change through curriculum and supporting film modules from the dynamic documentary Copyright Criminals.
Series of interviews with DJ C, DJ Flack, DJ Singe, and DJ Spooky that explore aspects of DJ culture including remixing, copyright, and tools.
Can You Own a Sound? This provocative question is raised in a new resource from Community Classroom: Four lesson plans and film modules for Copyright Criminals, a dynamic documentary from Independent Lens that explores the origins of sampling culture in hip-hop music, copyright, creativity, and technological change. This curriculum is an invaluable tool for teachers […]
by NAMLE member Lisa Floading, Communications Educator at Port Washington High School, Wisconsin Perhaps English rock band The Clash said it best: “Know Your Rights!” In early August, I attended the 2009 NAMLE Conference and the “Yes, You Can! Understanding Copyright and Fair Use for Media Literacy Education” session presented by Renee Hobbs. I came […]