media education lab

Presentations & Notes

The code of best practices for fair use in media literacy education


Since September of 2007 we have been contributing to the development of The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (PDF released November 11, 2008), a coordinated effort by the media literacy community, supported by experts at American University and The Media Education Lab at Temple University to simplify the legalities of using copyrighted materials in an academic setting.

Our most substantial contribution to the effort has been Media Literacy through Production-based Media Education, a video we produced to help frame the issues surrounding fair use in the context of elementary school video production.

Also see: The Media Education Lab’s media literacy, copyright and fair use teaching resources and TMS video & discussion questions on The Media Education Lab.

 

K-12 Curriculum Development

The Media Spot listed on The Media Education Lab’s top 7


I was recently consulting The Media Education Lab’s website for ideas on how to explain the concept of Media Literacy and describe the field of Media Education to a group I was speaking to in Florida. I was delighted to find themediaspot.org listed as one of seven resources linked to from The Media Education Lab’s Key Resources page, where TMS is described as one of their “favorite youth media organizations”! (more…)

TMS Custom Resources

TMS produces video for The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education.


<--break->Since September of 2007 we have been contributing to the development of The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (PDF).

Our most substantial contribution to the effort has been Media Literacy through Production-based Media Education, a video we produced to help frame the issues surrounding fair use in the context of elementary school video production.  (more…)