CheckPoint - Detecting Plagiarism

CheckPoint - Detecting Plagiarism - punishment. In most...

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Your submission to this week’s assignment regarding the changing atmosphere of laboratory courses was received via email this morning. As with all student composition material, my standard procedure is to run the information through the CWE’s Plagiarism Checker. The similarity results of your work were 100%. This means the system identified your writing as having complete likeness to another piece of work through their search. Your work was unmistakably copied from the article “Lab Courses Go Virtual” by Thomas F. Edgar, originally published in Control Engineering in December 2005. This indicates you have plagiarized the article, instead of creating your own response. Plagiarism is the most serious offense a student can commit, and a fitting example of academic dishonesty. Paying another student to do your work, or stealing answers to a test, are all worthy of severe
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Unformatted text preview: punishment. In most cases, a student would be immediately expelled from a school for this behavior. However, I feel this is a case more of ignorance than an intention with malice. You have been an exceptional student up until this point, and I am more disappointed than I could possibly portray in an email. You will receive an F for this assignment, and I expect your participation in class to increase. You will be required to submit a 545-word essay (as this is the number of words you stole from the author) to be posted in the main forum, explaining the experience to your classmates and indicating how you will proceed to ensure it will not happen again. I do hope you can take this gift of leniency and use it wisely- I can guarantee second chances do not come frequently. •...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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