The digital age has rendered copyright obsolete. To what extent do you agree with this and why?

The digital age has rendered copyright obsolete. To what extent do you agree with this and why?

Students are required to write and submit a 2500 word essay responding to the following question:

The digital age has rendered copyright obsolete. To what extent do you agree with this and why?

Marking criteria:
– Demonstrated understanding of the essay question

– Demonstrated ability to clearly and articulately structure an argument using academic language

– Demonstrated ability to research, interpret and apply academic sources

– Relevance of sources

– Credibility of sources

– Use of sources

– Evidence of independent research

– Demonstrated ability to conduct independent wider research

– Cited works should be referenced using an established system

– Clarity of expression in line with expected academic standards

– Use of relevant examples

At least three (3) academic books [these can be from the unit readings] – At least four (4) articles from peer-reviewed journals [these can be from the unit readings] Failure to comply with the two points above will result in a maximum mark of 50% for this assignment –