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BLAW 3205 - Internet and IT Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This practical course is for BCIT Computing and Business students who want to learn about laws and policies applicable to the Internet and information technology, as well as intellectual property rights. Topics covered in this course include the following: copyright, patents, trade secret, trademarks, domain names, cybercrime, privacy, e-commerce and online contracts, and online advertising.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$469.16 - $494.29 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 44287

Tue Jan 05 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 27 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$494.29

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. REQUIRED TEXT: Brian Craig, Cyberlaw, The Law of the Interent and Information Technology. 1st ed. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-256087-0 Available at the BCIT bookstore in both e-book format and hard copy. Please read pages 15-33 in the course textbook, Cyberlaw for the first week of class online Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86672

Tue Jan 05 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 27 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$494.29

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. REQUIRED TEXT: Brian Craig, Cyberlaw, The Law of the Internet and Information Technology. 1st ed. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-256087-0 Available at the BCIT bookstore in both e-book format and hard copy. Please read pages 15-33 in the course textbook, Cyberlaw for the first week of class online Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages https://www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and https://www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 28615

Tue Apr 06 - Sat Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below
May 15 Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jun 26 Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izelde van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

Cost

$469.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define basic components of the Canadian legal system.
  • Analyze and discuss legal cases.
  • Define and describe copyright.
  • Define and describe patent and trade secrets.
  • Define and describe trademark.
  • Explain and analyze the legal issues surrounding domain names.
  • Identify and apply the laws applicable to e-commerce and online contracts.
  • Explain the different categories of computer crimes (cybercrimes).
  • Define and discuss online defamation and available defences.
  • Explain and discuss the legal issues surrounding privacy and online privacy.
  • Explain and discuss legal issues relating to online advertising.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

BLAW 3205 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. E-commerce
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Social Media and Digital Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Full-Stack Web Development
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Cyberlaw (180 Days)
Author Craig
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2013
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13307-286-0
Price $43.95
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Cyberlaw
Author Craig
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13256-087-0
Price $229.50
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Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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