About the session
This course will explore the main copyright issues related to lawfully accessing, using and producing audiovisual works in educational settings.
Primarily aimed at teachers, students, academics, researchers, librarians, and other people dealing with audiovisual works in education, this course will help attendees understand the conditions under which audiovisual works can be used lawfully for educational purposes; and how mash ups and other derivative works can be created and exploited within and beyond educational settings. In particular, the course will address the challenges posed by copyright law in relation to moving to online teaching.
What areas will the course cover?
Copyright and creativity
Types of copyright works
Economic and moral rights
Authorship and ownership of rights
Licensing and exploiting
Sources of free-to-use material
Copyright and creative reuse in education
Fairness in UK law
Participants will gain a good understanding of the basic principles underlying UK copyright law, including protection criteria, protected subject matter, economic and moral rights, authorship and ownership, and lawful reuse, among others. Participants will also learn about the copyright exceptions that specifically apply in educational settings, as well as those which allow everyone to creatively reuse existing materials. Participants will be provided with a suite of open access educational resources that they will be able to use in their own copyright training. In general, by the end of the course participants will be able to make more informed decisions around the copyright issues they face.
This online course consists of two sessions:
Introduction to UK copyright law (1h15m)
Copyright and reuse of audiovisual materials in educational settings (1h15m)
£60 for Learning on Screen Members
£70 for Non-Members
If you're interested in booking this online course specifically for your institution, department or a group of colleagues, please contact email@example.com for more details.
About the presenter
Bartolomeo Meletti is the Education and Research Executive at Learning on Screen. He also works as Creative Director of CopyrightUser.org for CREATe, the UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre (University of Glasgow). He is also the Director of Worth Knowing Productions, a digital creative team specialised in making complex knowledge accessible through research-based visual tools.
Previously, Bartolomeo worked at the British Film Institute and the Digital Catapult on secondment from CREATe, and held research and media production positions at CIPPM, the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (Bournemouth University), where he is currently a Visiting Fellow; and at CEMP, the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (Bournemouth University).