Here are some resources to help teachers and students understand fair use and copyright laws and how to avoid plagiarism.
- Click here for access to a "Fair Use Checklist" created by the Copyright Management Center in New York.
- For a PowerPoint presentation that uses Dr. Seuss's Green Eggs and Ham to explain plagiarism click here: Plagiarism PPT. This presentation was created by Dr. Rosiana Azmun and Dr. Stephen Fox from the University of Hawaii.
- Perdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) has a section on preventing plagiarism.
Creative Commons Resources for PicturesPlease note that if you are using Google to search for images you should filter your results to find images that have acceptable usage rights. To use the usage rights filter option, select "advanced image search" on the main Google Images page. Once in the "advanced image search" page, you will find the usage rights options at the bottom of the page. In the usage rights menu you can select one of four options; "labeled for reuse," "labeled for commercial reuse," "labeled for reuse with modification," or "labeled for commercial reuse with modification."
- BrainPop has lessons on plagiarism.