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Copyright and Fair Use

The Education Exception

The TEACH Act

The TEACH Act

On November 2, 2002, the "Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act" (aka the TEACH Act), was signed into law. This act provides relatively specific guidelines as to what uses are and are not fair uses with respect to copyrighted materials and the use of such on-line instructional programs as Blackboard . The TEACH Act is an effort to more clearly define how digital works may be used in online education.

Open Educational Resources