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Plagiarism

1-Suppose one of your classmates asks you to proofread a paper before he or she submits it for a grade. When reviewing the document you begin to suspect that some portions are plagiarized. How would you approach your classmate about your concerns? What advice could you offer and what tools would you recommend to help that classmate avoid plagiarism?

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-Suppose one of your classmates asks you to proofread a paper before he or she submits it for a grade. When reviewing the document you begin to suspect that some portions are plagiarized. How would you approach your classmate about your concerns? What advice could you offer and what tools would you recommend to help that classmate avoid plagiarism

Often students plagiarize material because they don't understand the purpose and intent of the original author. It is my belief that that most students engage in "unintentional" rather than "intentional" plagiarism. The research backs up this premise. According to Elander, Pittman, Lusher, Fox & Payne (2010), students with poorly developed sense of authorship and author identity place them at risk for unintentional plagiarism. They assert that most students engage in unintentional plagiarism, because "they don't understand the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarism" (p. 157).

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This solution discusses ways to avoid plagiarim.

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