Whether you come to Johns Hopkins for professional advancement or personal enrichment, you are embarking on a journey to reach a new level.
Our programs are designed to equip you with tools and experience to take on whatever is next for you. You can take classes online, at one of our campus locations in Washington, DC, or in Baltimore, MD, or both. AAP offers a number of programs you can complete fully online. Our programs deliver the excellence you’d expect from Johns Hopkins University, whether you enroll part-time or full-time. You will study with the world-class faculty who are experts and practitioners in their fields. In addition, as most of our students are employed while attending classes, you’ll get to learn from and collaborate with a diverse group of professionals.
In this situation, instructors may display, read, or show any copyrighted material with their classes. This includes excerpts from documentaries, films, books, articles, and podcasts. Additionally, the Fair Use law states that educational purposes, including multiple copies for classroom use, is a Fair Use of copyrighted material. This means you can share print copies of copyrighted materials in the face-to-face classroom.
In online courses, copyright is less straightforward. Instructors should consider the four factors of Fair Use when deciding to share copyrighted works in their online courses. The four factors are:
For help applying the four factors of Fair Use, refer to this Copyright Flow Chart resource. Additionally, see the library’s Copyright Guide for more information about copyright considerations for online courses.
If international students are registered for your course, it will be helpful to know that they may have a different experience accessing some course content. For example, learners in China can access Blackboard, but they are unable to use VPNs and websites such as Google, YouTube, and most social media platforms. You may need to work with international students on an individual basis to ensure that they can access all course content.