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Complying with the TEACH Act and Copyright Issues in Distance Education - ITC Audioconference

MCC will host the Instructional Technology Council's professional development audioconference entitled, "Complying with the TEACH Act and Copyright Issues in Distance Education," on Tuesday, November 7 from 2:00-3:00pm in the Board Lounge. The presenter is Fritz Dolak, Copyright and Intellectual Property Manager, University Copyright Center, Ball State University.

What does the TEACH Act mean for distance educators? TEACH amended the U.S. Copyright Act to allow educators at accredited highed education or recognized K-12 institutions to transmit portions of legally acquired audiovisual works over distance learning networks, without having to first obtain permission from the work's copyright owner. Fritz Dolak will also review the list he created for the Indiana Partnership for Statewide Education Do's and Don'ts for transmitting copyrighted materials. Learn how to use the TEACH Act and the CONFU Multimedia Guidelines to legally use those portions of copyrighted works for you distance education classroom.

To reserve a seat, contact Melissa Burley via email or at Ext. 3017.

Melissa Burley
Educational Technology Services