Perspectives on the Role of Instructional Video in Higher Education

Evolving Pedagogy, Copyright Challenges, and Support Models

Authored by: Scott Spicer

The Routledge Companion to Media Education, Copyright, and Fair Use

Print publication date:  February  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138638891
eBook ISBN: 9781315637549
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The growth of online video has contributed to this format becoming an ever ubiquitous part of the way we communicate in our cultural and instructional contexts. Just as this digital environment provides amazing new possibilities for teaching and learning, copyright law presents some unique challenges to fully realizing this potential. This chapter briefly describes how changes to commercial instructional video formats and copyright law have intersected with educational use over time. To illustrate this evolution, this chapter highlights contemporary teaching and learning uses of commercial streaming video with related benefits, while articulating a diverse range of (primarily academic library based) campus media program approaches implemented to expand streaming video access in the face of a challenging commercial instructional video copyright law and marketplace environment.

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