The work to be transmitted may be any of the following:
a. a performance of a non-dramatic literary work; or
b. a performance of a non-dramatic musical work; or
c. a performance of any other work, including dramatic works and audiovisual works, but only in reasonable and limited portions; or
d. a display of any work in an amount comparable to that which is typically displayed in the course of a live classroom session
a. marketed primarily for performance or display as part of a digitally transmitted mediated instructional activity; or
b. a textbook, course pack, or other material in any media which is typically purchased or acquired by students for their independent use and retention.
a. made by, at the direction of, or under the actual supervision of an instructor as an integral part of a class session offered as
a regular part of the systematic, mediated instructional activities of the educational institution; and
b. Directly related and of material assistance to the teaching content of the transmission.
See also 4 above6. The institution for which the work is transmitted is an accredited nonprofit educational institution.
Remember that use is limited to performances and displays. The TEACH Act does not apply to materials that are for students' independent use and retention, such as textbooks or readings.
Non-dramatic literary works as defined in the Act exclude audiovisual works; thus, examples of permitted performances in this category in which entire works may be displayed and performed might include poetry or a short story reading. Non-dramatic musical works include all music other than opera, music videos, (because they are audiovisual), and musicals.What arereasonable and limited portions of other performances ?
This category includes all audiovisual works such as films and videos of all types, and any dramatic musical works excluded above.
Amounts should be comparable to typical face-to-face displays and would include still images of all kinds.
A class session is:
Supervision does not mean that the instructor is the only one who can post the materials to be performed or displayed. Someone enrolled in the class can also post as long as there is actual supervision by the instructor—i.e. not in name only. Actual supervision also does not require constant or real-time supervision or prior approval.