Join Us for a Free Online Seminar sponsored by the CUNY Office of Library Services; Presented by Magna Online Seminars

 “How Recent Copyright Court Cases Affect Distance Education:

What Educators Need to Know About Copyright”

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 2pm-4pm

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Lloyd Sealy Library Classroom, 899 10th Ave.

Presenter Linda Enghagen, University of Massachusetts at Amherst is the author of Fair Use Guidelines for Educators. Professor Enghagen will guide us through a review of best practices in fair use, including distribution of course material and assignment design.  The webinar will show you how to establish and implement policies to assure copyright compliance.

After participating in the seminar, you can be confident about distributing materials and assignments in your distance courses. You will:

  • Develop a working understanding of the transformative use doctrine
  • Learn practical strategies for employing the transformative use doctrine in course design and delivery
  • Develop a working knowledge of best practices in fair use

The online seminar is open to anyone in CUNY.  We encourage all to attend, especially:

  • Administrators developing and implementing online programs
  • Instructional designers
  • Faculty
  • Librarians

RSVP by April 19: Kathleen Collins,





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