I wish I could say that teaching students about copyright is easy, because in a world where digital tools are making creating and sharing content easier than ever, understanding copyright is incredibly important. But intellectual property law is exceedingly complex, making even a nominal introduction to the ideas surrounding copyright -- copyright law, fair use, the public domain -- a challenge.
Confused as to the meaning of Mash-Up Culture? And if you're confused, how could you possibly teach it to your students? Truth is, they likely know more than you, but librarian and educator Gwyneth Jones uses music videos to give you, and possibly your students, insight into the world of mash-ups.
Henry Jenkins is an author, educator, and expert on transmedia storytelling and remix culture. In this resource, Jenkins interviews other remix culture experts gives an overview of remix culture, and peddles his e-book, Reading in a Participatory Culture.
No doubt about it: participating in remix culture is a creative pursuit. "Education Remix" examines a few examples in which students made creative plays on original works and explains the how working with remixing bolstered their learning experience.