Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative


Understanding Copyright and Fair Use

October 17, 2012 by admin in Feature, Professional Development


On Friday November 2, David Cooper Moore from the Center for Media and Information Literacy led a 2-hr workshop about understanding copyright in the context of Media Literacy and Youth Media production. The following slides and links are resources from his presentation:

Links for more complete information, research and resources:

  • Media Education Lab has great resources for applying Fair Use in k-12 educational contexts
  • has best practice guides for Online Video, Documentary Film and Media Literacy

Resources to use in the classroom:


PYMC member David Cooper has been giving talks on copyright on fair use for two years to numerous academic and professional organizations. He will lead an extended discussion about this often confusing topic in a way that that makes dealing with copyright in your classroom not only possible, but an important component of your teaching practice.


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