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Plagiarism

                                Plagiarism is the act of copying someone else's words,

                                    without citing the source. It is a form of stealing.

 

  • Plagiarism: the use of another's words, ideas, data, or product without appropriate acknowledgment, such as copying another's work, presenting someone else's opinions and theories as one's own, or working jointly on a project and then submitting it as one's own.

 

  • Cheating: the use or attempted use of unauthorized materials, information, or study aids; or an act of deceit by which a student attempts to misrepresent academic skills or knowledge; unauthorized copying or collaboration.

 

What will happen if you plagiarize (first time):

 

1. You will get a '0' or an 'F' for the assignment.

2. This will probably affect your final grade for the class.

3. Your name may be forwarded to the Dean of Student Development.

 

What will happen if you plagiarize (second time):

 

1. You will not pass the course.

2. Your name will be given to the Dean of Student Development.

3. You may be expelled from P.C.C.

 

 



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