Week 4 DQ1 - common form of plagiarism is taking material...

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Plagiarism is the use of another person's intellectual property without giving the owner proper credit. Intellectual property is not limited to just written materials, but also illustrations, charts, graphs, content, and unique ideas. Taking material from internet sources is also plagiarism. Words that are in electronic formats belong to the writer just the same as printed material. Other forms of plagiarism are submitting a paper from a website or non internet service, submitting a paper written by another person, writing a paper collaboratively with other's without permission from the instructor. The most
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Unformatted text preview: common form of plagiarism is taking material from a source and not using the proper quoting and citing format. Another common form of plagiarism is paraphrasing and not properly citing the resource. If someone plagiarized my something that I had written or produced I would be offended because I took the time to come up with my own ideas and to put it in writing and someone else wants to steal my work and not give me the credit for which I am due. Plagiarism is a serious offense because it is dishonest. It is stealing of someone else's original works and passing them off as your own ideas....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course GEN 105 105 taught by Professor Henrik during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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