What is Plagiarism? (Part 1 of 3)


Loud old music intro playing… Random talking among students… Good morning class. Here at Rutgers University we make it part of our mission to to teach students how to be good writers. Good writers practice, intellectual honesty and never plagiarize other people’s work. First, what is plagiarism? Plagiarism is when you take another
person’s words or ideas and use them as your own. Video displaying a concept of plagiarism. Video displaying a concept of plagiarism. Video displaying a concept of plagiarism. Video displaying a concept of plagiarism. If you get caught plagiarizing the consequences can be very severe. Penalties range from receiving a failing
grade for the paper receiving a failing grade for the course
or even expulsion from the university. Students making noises… You are guilty of plagiarism if you buy a paper on line, or reuse a paper that you have written for another class. Anytime you use information from any source and fail to cite it, this includes cutting and pasting materials from the web. Colleges and and universities take the issue plagiarism very seriously the Rutgers
University policy on intellectual honesty is found at this link. The tutorials which follow teach you the do’s and don’ts of
plagiarism please watch the movies and take the quiz. When you’re done you will have a better idea of what it means to be an
intellectually honest college student! Good Luck!

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