Index of Objectives and Tasks
Students who respect intellectual property rights ethically and legally use all types of works or parts (extracts) thereof.
To accomplish this task, students must be able to interpret and respect the rules of the Canadian Copyright Act in the appropriate use of any work (virtual or physical).
Students must be able to access the law to understand:
Students may in particular refer to methodological rules for citing sources in conformity with the required format (Task 3.2.5) and producing a mediagraphy according to the standard (Task 3.2.6).
Students who understand the idea of intellectual property will be able to:
Here are some expectations with regard to intellectual property and plagiarism:
In practice, students who conform with intellectual property rights complete their work without any form of plagiarism.
The following resources may be used to support the student in this task:
Consulting the Canadian Copyright Act and recent interpretive documents will help in conforming with the law.
The most common violation of intellectual property is plagiarism, but many others also exist (e.g. software piracy, fraud, falsifying documents, cheating, etc.
Most college libraries provide resources on this topic for students.