According to Okanagan College's:
"Plagiarism is the presentation of another person's work or ideas without proper or complete acknowledgement."
"Self-plagiarism is the submission of work that is the same or substantially the same as work prepared or performed by the student for credit in another course... Although self-plagiarism may not involve the intellectual theft that characterizes plagiarism... it is a form of academic misconduct and is subject to the same disciplinary actions as plagiarism."
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:
In an academic environment, using someone else's ideas without acknowledgement is considered plagiarism. Check out this video to see how some behaviours that are acceptable outside of school are unacceptable in a school setting.
Be sure to visit the Scenarios tab in this tutorial to see examples of common situations you may run across in your classes.
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