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How does Kohlberg's theory of Moral Development inform our understanding of plagiarism, intentional vs. unintentional, and moral development? Keep in mind, after one has been fully informed of the different types of plagiarism is it REALLY unintentional and how does that play into moral development.

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Kohlberg's theory of Moral Development impacts the way one understands plagiarism, intentional vs. unintentional and moral development. If at the early age of five a child does not learn what it means to do their original work, they are likely to continue plagiarizing; however, this is a good age to stop this behavior before the individual risks facing suspension and expulsion from school. This time in their life is considered unintentional because of their lack of awareness of themselves as well as is constantly discovering themselves as one grows older. Kohlberg displays this in the pre-convential stage. Usually as a child gets older, the individual seeks to ...

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This solution discussed Kohlberg's theory of Moral Development and how one understands plagarism in regards to whether it is intentional or unintentional.