PLAGIARISM

An infraction on the rise

Definition of Plagiarism (OED)

"the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own."

WHY IS IT BAD FOR YOU?

If you copy someone's work, you don't learn. Remember that you only learn by making mistakes and correcting them.

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes" - John Wooden

Examples of Plagarism that won't be tolerated

  • Copying full paragraphs of someone else's work, without citing the source.
  • Paraphrasing pragraphs of someone else's work, without citing the source.
  • Changing the words of someone else's work, without citing the source.
  • Using photographs or other graphic material which hasn't been authorized by the owner.

Consequences of plagiarism

  • FIST TIME OFFENCE: The assigment won't be corrected, but the student will get a new opportunity to submit the task.
  • SECOND TIME OFFENCE: The assigment will be graded with a 0%