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Plagiarism Plagiarism is the meaning of to steal or copy others work. To present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. Plagiarism is not fun and games; if you are caught it could mean expulsion for students. My advice would be to copy the information quote who said it and what they said. Plagiarism is often stated as one of many types of stealing. The first type is ghost writing. “The writer turns in another's work, word-for-word, as his or her own.”The second type of plagiarism is called photocopy. The photocopy is “the writer copies significant
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Unformatted text preview: portions of text straight from a single source, without alteration.” The third type of plagiarism is called the potluck paper. This is another plagiarism that evolves stealing work of another’s. “The writer tries to disguise plagiarism by copying from several different sources, tweaking the sentences to make them fit together while retaining most of the original phrasing.” Overall if you are going to write a paper write it in your own words, but if you have to copy something from the original text make sure you state who’s work it is and quote it. Tyler Liebnau...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Vladimir during the Fall '11 term at Central Mich..

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