Learning about avoiding plagiarism can be overwhleming and confusing. Don't worry! The interactive tutorial 'You Quote It! You Note It!' offers you the opportunity to learn how to avoid plagiarism.
Additional videos provide various perspectives of academic misconduct and plagiarism.
About Academic Integrity
Academic integrity and behaviour encompasses several areas and is not limited to plagiarism.
Characteristics of academic behaviour include self-monitoring, self-awareness, and self-control. College students have to manage their time wisely, use calendars, and to-do lists, and develop strong study skills behaviours. College students begin taking responsibility for their education, and practicing good decision making.
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For more information review Student Handbook: Academic Misconduct
Most cases of plagiarism can be identified by a professor in a few minutes using today's technology. Plagiarizing in college can have a profound impact on your future, whether you're caught or not. Take the time to educate yourself about avoiding plagiarism and to learn how to avoid serious future problems. Test your knowledge about plagiarism by taking this tutorial. To begin, click on the image below.
The Problems and Pitfalls of Plagiarism - A Student Guide to Success
Available from CCBC Instructional Media . Developed by Paul Taylor and David Maylish for students at The Community College of Baltimore County.
Plagiarism Rap (Cite Your Sources): University of Alberta Dean of Students
Shared from the official YouTube channel for the Office of the Dean of Students at the University of Alberta.
Produced by the University of Illinois, this video explains what plagiarism is, and how to avoid it. NOTE: while there are references to the University of Illinois policy and services, the information regarding plagiarism is relevant for College of the Rockies students.
Produced at York St John University, this video presents candid and open conversations with staff and students on what constitutes plagiarism, steps to avoid it, and expectations for good academic writing.
Plagiarism: How to Avoid It
This video is produced by Bainbridge State College, and presented in such a way to clearly demonstrate what is and what is not plagiarism.
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