Copyright for teaching
Try our interactive Copyright for Academic and Teaching Staff tool to find information specific to your teaching work (authentication required).
Copyright law protects the rights of copyright owners, but it also provides exceptions that allow those working in educational institutions to use copyright material for educational purposes in certain cases without seeking permission from the copyright owner. To take advantage of these exceptions you must follow rules contained in the Copyright Act 1968.
The following links explain the rules governing how you can use certain types of copyright material for educational purposes:
- Texts (books/articles/plays)
- Images (photos/drawings)
- TV and radio
- Internet (text/images/YouTube)
- Audio-visual (CDs/DVDs)
- Electronic data
- Creating teaching videos
- Using copyright material outside FedUni
Our brief and informative videos provide information for teaching staff on how they can use copyright material in their work.
- Introduction to copyright law in teaching
- Using text in your teaching
- Using images in your teaching
- Using TV and radio in your teaching
- Using internet materials in your teaching
- Screening videos in your lectures
- Creating and publishing video based learning content
Our quick and fun videos provide information for teaching staff on how they can use copyright material in their work.