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    Plagiarism-Are we all thieves? "He who imitates must have a care that what he writes be similar‚ not identical... and that the similarity should not be of the kind that obtains between a portrait and a sitter‚ where the artist earns more praise the greater the likeness‚ but rather of the kind that obtains between a son and his father...we (too) should take care that... what is like should be hidden as to be grasped only by the mind ’s silent enquiry. We should therefore make use of another man

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    Plagiarism Alexander Fernandez Plagiarism can be defined as using others published ideas or words and representing them as original (Bird‚ Sivilotti‚ 2008).Although plagiarism is not a new issue it has grown it the past few years due the increase use of technology. Plagiarism is one of the most challenging problems facing education (Shenton‚ 2010). This being due to the escalated amount of material found on the internet with ease and quickly implement into one’s own document (Shenton

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    can be taught about plagiarism‚ and how to avoid it and reduce the incidence of plagiarism. Nowadays‚ the issue of plagiarism is of great concern to universities. In one study conducted in UK‚ 46% of undergraduates conceded having copied an entire paragraph into their work without acknowledgement at least once (Bennett‚ 2005). Moreover‚ Wang (2008) noticed a worrying situation toward this issue. In his research‚ there seems to be a consensus among college students that plagiarism has become a common

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    com/article/2003/7/11/harvard-takes-back-hornstine-admission-offer/ Plagiarism is a growing concern. With the help of the World Wide Web‚ e.g. the appearance of websites such as oppapers.com‚ students are finding it easier to pilfer ideas and words of others. But new technological innovations are also aiding the other side; many websites‚ such as turnitin.com‚ are available to check for plagiarism in students’ papers. Even so‚ plagiarism is still difficult to detect. Thus‚ when plagiarism is evident‚ the student in question is

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    Plagiarism Wikipedia defines plagiarism as “the wrongful appropriation‚ close imitation or purloining and publish of another language‚ thoughts‚ ideas or expression”. In other context‚ plagiarism is when you present another person’s words or ideas as your own without giving proper acknowledgement to the originator. Plagiarism can be purposeful‚ or it can be accidental. Students are the one fondest of plagiarizing and they have their own reasons for it. First in the list is the lack of

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    The strange thing about plagiarism is that it’s almost always pointless. The writers who stand accused‚ from Laurence Sterne to Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Susan Sontag‚ tend to be more talented than the writers they lift from. The well-regarded historians Stephen Ambrose and Doris Kearns Goodwin‚ recently charged with plagiarizing‚ fit the profile. Ambrose denied plagiarism but pledged to correct the errors in future editions of his latest book. Goodwin’s case resulted in a private settlement and

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    Plagiarism: Why it Continues to Occur? Darian Camacho English 111‚ Section 11 Professor Coulter March 21‚ 2013 Plagiarism: Why it Continues to Occur? The increase in plagiarism has gained the attention of many institutions‚ administrators and educators‚ as well as researchers and the public. This increase has brought to attention the concern of why plagiarism continues to occur. In order to debate this concern we should first understand the definition and background of plagiarism‚ the

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    Plagiarism Helen Johnson Liberty University Plagiarism is a problem that many people face daily whether it is a student struggling with a research paper or an advertising agent trying to get new ideas together for a sales pitch. Is plagiarism limited only to a student using material copied from a book without giving credit to the author or for turning in a paper that a friend wrote for another university? Would a student who acknowledged that he/she got the information for a research paper

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    According to Webster dictionary‚ plagiarism is the practice of taking someone else’s ideas and passing them off as one’s own. In my research of looking up what plagiarism is‚ I found that there are several ways one can plagiarize. It is considered plagiarism when one copy and paste another person work‚ when one takes someone else idea and pass it on as their own and also when a person rewords another individuals work. The point that I do not understand is‚ if I reword something already wrote is that

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    specific definition of plagiarism. Along with the definition with plagiarism‚ there is also a discussion of why students plagiarize. Plagiarism have become a major problem in academic institutions due to the clever ways that students misuse scholarly information for their own benefit of learning and understanding the information presented in the courses that they are enrolled in. This examination of plagiarism will also review the topics of intentional versus unintentional plagiarism‚ how to properly cite

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