Plagiarism

  • Presenting the work of another as one's own (i.e., not citing a source)
  • Using ideas from any source without providing proper citation of the source
  • Improper citation consists of excluding a source or misrepresenting a source
  • Copying or presenting material word for word from any source without using quotation marks and the proper citation of the source
  • Copying and/or altering a few words from a source in order to avoid exact quotation, without providing the proper citation of the source
  • Rewording (i.e., paraphrasing) an idea found in a source without providing proper citation of the source
  • Submitting the same paper or assignment to fulfill separate course requirements, in either the same or different courses
  • Submitting a previously graded paper, assignment, or speech to a different instructor