Copyright is the right to reproduce in whole or in part a work in any form. Plagiarism means taking someone's work and claiming it as your own. These include understanding your rights and responsibilities, and acting in a responsible, legal, and ethical manner when it comes to using and sharing content online.
Plagiarism and Copyright is a theme that is very much linked with the academic world, sometimes literature or the arts but it really does concern everyone. It’s about respecting and protecting intellectual property. It’s about recognizing ownership of various works and attributing their creators.
You now have a basis of understanding of the concepts of Plagiarism and Copyright. You have also learned about some of the parameters of copyright, that it’s about respecting and protecting intellectual property and recognizing ownership of various works and attributing their creators. In the silver level, we will explore how you can help your students avoid infringing copyright and plagiarizing, understand the importance and how to quote, paraphrase or summarize, and to always cite.