Academic Integrity in the Visual and Spatial Arts

Plagiarism is usually defined as the use of another person’s ideas or words and passing them off as your own. Because of this misconception, students may not understand how plagiarism applies to their non-text based academic work.

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Audience: All students
Course or Module: Module
Language: English
Partner University of Manitoba
LMS: D2L Brightspace or Moodle

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Welcome to Academic Integrity in the Visual and Spatial Arts!

This course is made possible by a partnership between the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB. The HUB is a resource for the development of fully online courses, blended learning modules, and learning resources.

Course Summary

Plagiarism is usually defined as the use of another person’s ideas or words and passing them off as your own. Because of this misconception, students may not understand how plagiarism applies to their non-text based academic work.

The goal of this module is to provide information about academic integrity in the visual and spatial arts, and how to avoid plagiarism when designing and creating.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of visual and spatial integrity in the visual and spatial arts,
  • Evaluate examples of work in the visual and spatial arts, with regards to the integrity and plagiarism,
  • Apply the concepts of visual and spatial integrity to their own work, and works of others in the visual and spatial arts.


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