Detecting Plagiarism

Detecting Plagiarism - student is not putting in any effort...

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In this case, with this student, they would receive a failed grade for the project. The student did not even try to write a paper and copied the article word for word, resulting in a 100% match. I would also issue a warning to the student that plagiarism is not allowed at the school and warn that they will be reported if plagiarism occurs again. If this has been a continuing problem with this student I would notify the university administration immediately. Plagiarism is dishonest because the offender attempts to gain credit or even in some cases monetary gain from the replication of the ideas or direct quotes presented in the original work. It is also dishonest because the offending
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Unformatted text preview: student is not putting in any effort to complete assignments, devaluing their college experience. Other types of behavior that constitute academic dishonesty are cheating in tests or writing papers for other students. Taking tests and quizzes is a tool for accessing what you as a student have learned; cheating will keep you and your instructor from seeing your weak areas that need to be improved. This is counter-productive to learning in general. Also writing papers for other students is dishonest for many of the same reasons plagiarism is. If you did not do the work yourself, then you do not deserve the accompanying grade....
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