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Copyright: What is the TEACH Act and how can it help me with my online courses?

Basic copyright information for faculty, staff, and students of Texas State University.

TEACH Act Checklist

Want to make sure your class is TEACH Act compliant?  Try this TEACH Act checklist.

What is it?

The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act was enacted in November 2002 as an amendment to the Copyright Act of  1976.  The act clarifies what is permissible in distance education, making it more similar to a face-to-face classfoom, and establishes requirements  that are generally most relevant for information technology staff.

TEACH Act Overview

TEACH Act and Distance Education


Legal Disclaimer

This guide is designed to share information on copyright and related topics. This guide does not supply legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.