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Films On Demand [FOD] is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from more than 12,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Films On Demand can deliver high-quality digital video ideal for students and faculty through online catalogs, distance learning courses and learning management systems.
Use the Help documents in the box to the left to get acquainted with this new service.
Follow this link to Films on Demand!
Be sure to set up a user account in Films on Demand to take advantage of all the features offered by this database like
Just follow the "Create an Account" link at the topright corner of the initial page of Films On Demand, enter your IUP email and create a password.
Here are some technical pointers for using Films On Demand:
It is illegal to break the encription codes that are present on most DVD's. Harvard Law has published a white paper, The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyrighted Material in the Digital Age -- A Foundational White Paper, available in its entirety at http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/media/files/copyrightandeducation.html#2_2
In order to use a DVD in Moodle or any other LMS you have to break the Digital Rights Management encryption and so in Harvard's words "... educators are potentially vulnerable to civil or even criminal penalties if they interfere with whatever technological restrictions rightsholders choose to impose on the use of content [of DVD's]."
Films on Demand has granted us the right to use these videos for IUP educational purposes without any red tape or threat of legal action.