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    Avoiding Plagiarism

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  • What is Plagiarism?

    What is Plagiarism?

    Plagiarism means presenting someone else’s work in any format (text, image, sound or video) as your own original work without appropriate acknowledgement of the author or its source. It can also be deliberate cheating or copying and pasting from sources without correct acknowledgement.

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  • How to avoid plagiarism?

    How to avoid plagiarism?

    When using the ideas of others (except for common knowledge) = quote, paraphrase or summarise + reference the sources

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  • Am I Plagiarising?

    Am I Plagiarising?

    It is quite acceptable to discuss your studies with other students and to ask other people for certain kinds of help. However, it isn’t acceptable to ask other people to do your work for you. It is important to avoid any form of plagiarism and/or cheating.

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Tutorials

There are three exercises for each topic below. In each, determine if the student's writing is acceptable. Have a guess before turning the card to see the answer.

Quoting
Paraphrasing
Referencing
Summarising
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