You may show YouTube videos in the classroom for educational purposes. However, make sure the videos are uploaded by the creator/owner. It is good professional practice to check the legitimacy of a YouTube video before using it in a classroom. To verify if the video is uploaded by the the creator/owner, follow the links located just below the video.
Materials found on the Internet are afforded the same copyright protection as print materials. This includes all text, graphics, images, sound, video, news and games available on the Internet, as well as postings to newsgroups and e-mail messages.
Before copying something found on a website (the work needs to be fully cited), you must consider the six Fair Dealing Factors and should use a legally posted copy. Content retrieved from password protected web sites cannot be reproduced without consent.
There are some exceptions:
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