Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Workshop on Copyright Use for Educators

2011 “Yes you CAN Use Copyrighted Materials!” Workshop for Educators

Thursday, February 3: 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Missouri Western State University – Blum Union 222/223

Learn about the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education and why media coordinators and teachers should embrace students’ use of mass media, popular culture and digital media as they re-mix and/or create their own texts.

The hands-on workshop will include video case studies and lesson strategies developed at Temple University’s Media Education Lab. Valorie Stokes, Platte County High School Media Coordinator and National Writing Project Web Presence Retreat Coordinator, facilitates the workshop.

Participants will receive Professional Development certificates (two hours – information literacy) and instructional materials for classroom and school use.

The Workshop is FREE; RSVP by emailing by noon, February 3. Include name, school, email address, evening/cell phone.

This workshop is sponsored by Prairie Lands Writing Project, the Missouri Western Regional Professional Development Center, and Western’s SNCTE Chapter. Questions?: Contact Dr. Jane Frick (, Prairie Lands Writing Project director.

Dr. Jane Frick, Director
Prairie Lands Writing Project
Professor of English
Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph, MO 64507
816 271-4315 (office)

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