Case Study 4


Please Read the article “Keeping plagiarism at bay in the Internet age” and answer the questions below.


1. How would you define “plagiarism”?


2. What are some ways that students can avoid plagiarism?


3. Suppose you are a professor and you discovered that a student copied an online source without giving proper credit. How would you handle this case? Would you report the student to the university’s academic standards committee? Why or why not?


4. What is self-plagiarism and how to students avoid this type of plagiarism?