Below are some definitions of Plagiarism.  However, please know that the definitions are also interpreted by the professor(s), meaning that this list is not exhaustive.

  • Cutting and pasting from other sources
  • Improper and/or lack of proper citations
  • Using someone’s ideas, thoughts and/or words without citing
  • Using poor paraphrasing
  • Submitting someone else’s work as your own
  • Copying word for word without citing
  • Submitting the wrong document

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