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What is Academic Dishonesty?

  • The falsification of any academic work;

  • The use of or participation in unauthorized collaborative work;

  • The use of or possession of examination materials not previously authorized

  • Receiving or providing unauthorized assistance on an examination;

  • Plagiarism;

  • Submitting the same assignment more than once to different courses without permission;

  • Impersonating another student

Plagiarism is intellectual theft and occurs where an individual submits or presents the oral or written work of another person as their own. When another person's words (phrases, sentences or paragraphs), ideas, or entire bodies of works are used, the author must be acknowledged in the text, the footnotes, the endnotes, or any other form of academic citation. (UBC, 2020)

Cite your sources!

How to avoid plagiarism

This video from Bainbridge State College explains in under 3 minutes how to avoid plagiarism in your research essays.

Still don't know if you're guilty of plagiarism? Take this quiz from SFU to find out:

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Ms. Caines' Citation Suggestion:
When in doubt, cite it!
If you're still not sure, come ask at the library! 5 minutes of discussion is better than a mark of 0 on an assignment and a note of plagiarism on your permanent record!
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