Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial

Each section of this tutorial is followed by an activity that will help you review and practice the concepts from that section. To complete each activity, simply return to the tutorial activity in Brightspace after viewing the content for each section below. 

Working through all the tutorial sections and activities, taking your time when you use sources, asking questions, and simply determining to use sources correctly and honestly will make it possible for you to avoid plagiarism and include sources in an ethical, informative, and convincing way, both as a student and in your chosen career. 

Section One - Definitions and Consequences of Plagiarism

Section One Video Tutorial

Section One Text Transcript

Section Two - Common Formats for Documenting Sources

Section Two Video Tutorial

Section Two Text Transcript

Section Three - Correct Integration of Source Material

Section Three Video Tutorial

Section Three Text Transcript

Section Three Examples

Works Cited


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