8. Transformative Use

March 20, 2019

Join the live synchronous class if you can on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 PM EST. Find the link on the Pathwright.


  1. Sing along to “User Rights, Section 107”
  2. DISCUSSION: What should teachers and librarians understand about the following laws in relation to the practice of digital literacy?
    1. Section 107: fair use exemption
    2. Section 108: when libraries can make copies
    3. Section 110(a): face-to-face teaching exemption
    4. Section 110(b): TEACH ACT
    5. DMCA 1201: ripping DVDs by students and teachers
  3. Leading on copyright in your school. Resources and strategies for moving forward
  4. Questions and Answers
  5. Small group learning: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sBtTl4gkPcGC0aT7FnxPMLwGi95SnDkaSOgnnIjtzWk/edit?usp=sharing
  6. Practice your “sound bites” of the takeaway ideas
  7. Preview work for next week

Author: Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs is a Professor at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, where she directs the Media Education Lab.

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