Show Me the Copyright: Using Game Techniques to Teach Copyright Law


Teaching copyright law and fair use can be a challenge. The audience’s eyes might glaze over. Even if an audience is attentive, how do you know if the information is being understood? Using game techniques and role playing can give the presenter immediate feedback on if information is being retained, and allow an audience to immediately utilize the taught information. The poster presents fun, engaging strategies used in university workshops for using familiar games to teach copyright law to students and colleagues. Example questions of a Jeopardy! style game and role playing scenarios were included during the poster session