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Edwards 1Plagiarism Short Response:Plagiarism. What one would think was just copying someone else’s words. After this week I have learned that this is not at all the case, but that plagiarizing is almost everything if you don’t cite a source. Which is kind of insane to think that plagiarizing would be paraphrasing or using someone else’s ideas. Because in my mind and being a student, plagiarizing is just taking a large sum of words from a source and then not even siting it at the end of the paper. This week has been eye opening in the aspect of now I really have to watch how much and how accurate my sources are. I have learned that plagiarism isn’t just copying and pasting but it is also paraphrasing, using an old essay, and even copying someone else’s homework. If a student were to be caught plagiarizing at school the consequences seem a bit drastic. Being suspended out of school for three days because you ran out of time to finish the last paragraph of an essay seems like a bit of an exaggeration. I get taking away the grade or giving the student a zero but to kick them out of school seems like a bit too far. And yeah college there are more

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mrs. Tincher
Tags
Purdue University Global, Maddy Edwards

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