savannah stockenberg

What is it?

  • Plagiarism is defined as the practice of taking ones ideas and passing them off as their own.

What are some repercussions?

  • expulsion from your course
  • expulsion from your school
  • chance of your work being destroyed
  • chance of facing legal action

Common types of plagiarism:

  • direct-word-for-word transcription
  • self-submitting work previously done by oneself
  • mosaic-borrowing phrases without quotation marks
  • accidental-not citing sources

Why is it wrong?

  • you're committing fraud
  • you're cheating yourself
  • you're stealing from someone else
  • it's unethical