plagiarize


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plagiarize

verb adopt as one's own, apply to one's own uses, appropriate, avail oneself of, borrow dishonestly, copy from, counterfeit, duplicate, expropriate, fabricate, follow as a model, forge, imitate, infringe, paraphrase, pass off another's ideas as one's own, pass off another's writings as one's own, pirate, reduplicate, steal
See also: copy, fake, pirate, steal
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Luftig said that sometimes students plagiarize because they do not know how to properly cite sources; therefore, it is important to teach them and promote a culture of academic honesty.
It should be noted that several of the reasons these students cited for choosing either to plagiarize or not to plagiarize have confirmed other findings in the literature (see Alschuler & Blimling, 1995; Crown & Spiller, 1998; Roig & DeTommaso, 1995; Sims, 1995; and Wilhoit, 1994).
Given that the author does not fight, the plagiarist considers the following alternative payoffs when considering whether to plagiarize or not:
Hence, I am not one of the 'blind and deaf followers' of a local band that shamelessly and remorselessly plagiarizes.
Heim, his CSU classmate, said she doesn't believe students "will go hunting for this (policy) unless they're questioning what they can get away with or what will happen to them if they do plagiarize.
Some colleges, such as Duke University, hold very public "signing ceremonies," where students put their names on a document that states they won't cheat or plagiarize.
It is never going to be okay to plagiarize the songs of other bands or solo artists because it is their INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
This site includes a discussion of why students plagiarize, tips for helping prevent this practice, detection tips and a number of handouts for students.
Access to the Internet has added more opportunities for students to plagiarize," said Marie Mancuso, the state's new reading czar and lieutenant to Arizona schools chief Jaime Molera.
Yet he concedes: "I don't really have much to say about the roots of why someone plagiarize -- in part because I don't understand them.
Each semester I warn graduating seniors that they will go to hell, literally, if they plagiarize in an ethics class.
In addition, the Learner's Library offers students a valuable research tool whose automatic checking of paper citations removes any incentives students have to plagiarize from the Internet.