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What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it?

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this guide and attending the accompanying presentation, students will be able to: 

  • Define plagiarism and misuse of sources
  • Discuss real-life instances of plagiarism and the resulting consequences
  • Recognize instances of plagiarism, both intentional and unintentional 
  • Describe good research and writing practices that can help them avoid plagiarism


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