Copyright and Internet Concerns

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)
FIPPA allows access to information held by public bodies (such as ministries, universities and hospitals) and determines how public bodies may collect, use and disclose personal information. PIPA sets out how private organizations (including businesses, charities, associations and labour organizations) may collect, use and disclose personal information. [source]

Creative Commons
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. The organization has released several copyright-licenses known as Creative Commons licenses free of charge to the public. These licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators. (Visit this website to familiarize yourself with ways to avoid and recognize Digital Plagiarism).

Digital Tattoo: Just like a tattoo, your digital reputation is an expression of yourself. Explore how your online identity affects you, your friends, your school and your job – for better and for worse – and how to make informed choices.

This Checklist for Artifacts and Standards was developed from UBC’s Attainment of Standards report by Brenda Lamb, Wendy Carr and Anne Scholefield. It includes examples of the evidence you should consider providing in your efolio, and the artifacts you might choose to represent your competencies and understandings.