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Port St. Lucie: Plagiarism

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What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the submission of the work of another person for credit, or failure to properly cite references for any work which is not original to the student; Copying the work of others, allowing another student to copy from the student.

Reference: Education Affiliates; POLICY: Behavior and Student Accountability

Plagiarism: How to Avoid

Recognizing plagiarism


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Standards of Student Professional Conduct - ACADEMIC INTEGRITY:

All incidences of academic dishonesty and violations of academic integrity will be disciplined. Such acts cannot be listed exhaustively. Examples include:

i. Cheating,

ii. Plagiarism - Submission of the work of another person for credit, or failure to properly cite references for any work which is not original to the student; Copying the work of others, allowing another student to copy from the student

iii. Unauthorized use of notes or materials in exams, including talking to other students.

iv. Forging or altering assignments.

v. Un-permitted collaboration, giving or receiving aid on a take home exam, or other academic assignment under circumstances in which a reasonable person should have known that such aid was not permitted.

vi. Allowing others to copy or use work that is not his or her own.

vii. Providing answers from graded assignments to others.


Reference: Education Affiliates; POLICY: Behavior and Student Accountability :: REVISION DATE: December 3, 2010

Resources that can help you understand how to avoid Plagiarism

Consortium of Education Affiliates Libraries http://libguides.yourlrc.info