June:  Are You Misusing Other People’s Words? : What Plagiarism  Is And How To Avoid It

Author:   Barbara Francis

Relevant to:  All learners and lecturers


Understand what plagiarism is and why it is wrong.

While plagiarism has been a problem since the invention of the printing press, today the Internet had made copying and cheating easier than ever. Author Barbara Francis describes ways that students can avoid plagiarism in their own work and ways that teachers and communities can combat it.