, Volume 45, Issue 6, pp 3–5 | Cite as

A Study on teachers’ knowledge about multimedia and copyright: The problem and some possible answers

  • Stephen L. Shane
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The results of this study indicated that the knowledge level of K-12 teachers is very low relating to multimedia copyright issues. In fairness, this lack of knowledge cannot be blamed entirely on the classroom teachers. The participants in this study clearly indicated that school administrations and school districts themselves are not providing a source for classroom teachers to get this information.


Intellectual Property School District Classroom Teacher Knowledge Level Copyright Issue 
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  1. Consortium of College and University Media Centers. (1996). Fair use guidelines for educational multimedia. Retrieved November 23, 1998, from guidelinedoc.html. Google Scholar
  2. Copyright Act of 1976, United States Code, §§101-810(1976).Google Scholar

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