Copyright and Consent


The following resources provide information about Canadian copyright law and its impact on Post-Secondary Education.

Copyright Guide
A comprehensive guide to copyright in the classroom.

Fair Dealing Guidelines (PDF)
“The fair dealing provision in the Copyright Act permits use of a copyright-protected work without permission from the copyright owner or the payment of copyright royalties.” These guidelines apply to post-secondary education institutions.

Consent for Assignment Use

Have you ever had a student submit an assignment (in print or online format, e.g. via blackboard) that you want to use as an exemplar? This consent form can be used to get permission from your students to do just that!

We suggest placing this type of consent in the Start Here module of your Blackboard course.

Search for the form, “Consent for Use of Student Assignment – RDC” from the RDC Forms Index:


Crocodoc Privacy Statement

Please read this document if you are using Crocodoc for inline assignment grading.


 updated July 19, 2013