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there is an equal
and opposite reaction
Laws, Rules, Policies
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Plagiarism vs. Cheating
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Plagiarism vs. Cheating

               What is the difference?
Cheating is receiving
unauthorized help on
 an assignment, quiz
             or exam
Plagiarism is
the act of presenting
another’s work or
ideas as your own.
Plagiarism can be
unintentional or

Do you know the
    Examples of Plagiarism
• Patch-writing: Using sections of writing copied
from a variety of sources, linked together with
additional sentences. This is considered
plagiarism unless all directly quoted text is
•Failing to cite a source (bibliography or works
cited page)
•Failing to use quotation marks
  Don’t forget
quotation marks!
           John Belmont, 2011
An example of
 plagiarism is:
   Buying or
Copying papers
•   Words or ideas presented in a magazine, book, newspaper,
    song, TV program, movie, Web page, computer program,
    letter, advertisement, or any other medium

•   Information you gain through interviewing or conversing with
    another person, face to face, over the phone, or in writing

•   When you copy the exact words or a unique phrase

•   When you reprint any diagrams, illustrations, charts, pictures,
    or other visual materials

•   When you reuse or repost any electronically-available media,
    including images, audio, video, or other media
                                The above information came from OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
      and accessed on 12/20/2010.
•   Writing your own lived experiences, your own observations and insights,
    your own thoughts, and your own conclusions about a subject

•   When you are writing up your own results obtained through lab or field

•   When you use your own artwork, digital photographs, video, audio, etc.

•   When you are using "common knowledge," things like folklore, common
    sense observations, myths, urban legends, and historical events (but not
    historical documents)

•   When you are using generally-accepted facts, e.g., pollution is bad for
    the environment, including facts that are accepted within particular
    discourse communities, e.g., in the field of composition studies, "writing
    is a process" is a generally-accepted fact.

                                          The above information came from OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
                 and accessed on 12/20/2010.
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