From July 21-August 18, Coursera willÂ offer a free professional development MOOC on US copyright law for librarians and educators. The course, Copyright for Educators & Librarians, will be taught by instructors from Duke, Emory, and UNC Chapel Hill. Here is a brief summary about the 4 week course:
Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels. Course participants will discover that the law is designed to help educators and librarians.
AÂ cohort of VCCS faculty and staff have registered for the MOOC. You can connect with them via Google Sites here.
For more about the Coursera course, go to https://www.coursera.org/course/cfel.