The University Libraries supports faculty, instructional designers, and staff who are developing MOOCs (massive open online courses) for Coursera and other for-profit platforms that may be used by Penn State University faculty.
This guide may contain resources that are copyright protected or have licensing restrictions.
In some cases it is recommended faculty contact rights holders and request permission to use or to pay requested fees to allow use of copyright or licensed materials.
When rights cannot be obtained, the sources listed on the following pages are recommended for identifying resources which can be used in MOOCs.
Showing or “performing” a motion picture is important for teaching and other activities, but the performance must be made in compliance with copyright law. This site clearly describes fair use in education as it relates to films and other media.