Genesis

Genesis And Theogony… Plagiarism?

Genesis and TheogonyPlagiarism? The Book of Genesis is a compilation, and like every compilation it has a wide variety of contributors who, in turn, have their individual influence upon the final work. It is no surprise, then, that there exist certain parallels between the Theogony, the cosmogony of the early Greeks, and the Book of […]

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Plagiarism, nuisance or crime

Derived from the Latin term, plagiare (meaning to steal), plagiarism would in laymen’s terms mean stealing someone else’s work and portraying it as your own. Although it is looked upon as a serious academic offence, it is not criminalized and has been around as long as writing could and have been published. Taking a student’s […]

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Plagiarism and why the problem is considered to be a serious

“The action or practice of plagiarizing; the wrongful appropriation or purloining, and publication as one’s own, of the ideas, or the expression of the ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc. ) of another. ” This makes the whole concept seem quite simple. However, plagiarism includes a range of deeds from failure to use proper citation […]

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is a problem that many people face daily whether it is a student struggling with a research paper or an advertising agent trying to get new ideas together for a sales pitch. Is plagiarism limited only to a student using material copied from a book without giving credit to the author or for turning […]

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When Reason Must Come Over Tradition

In this era where intellectual property—in this case, knowledge—is being easily reaped off, I firmly believe of character building before it is too late. Leonard Pitts, Jr. (2006) in his articles in the San Jose News about plagiarism has let me picture the present scenario of deteriorating diligence, ethics, character, and responsibility, which is c […]

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Plagiarism

I got this article from BBC News for the 14th March 2007. I have a keen interest since I am a writer and would like to be really updated on this matter. This particular article was featured to address the punishments that are accorded to the students who submit plagiarized works. The methods applied are […]

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Oral Plagiarism

“Put simply, you plagiarize if you present other writer’s words and ideas as your own. You do not plagiarize if you ‘provide citations for all direct quotations and paraphrases, for borrowed ideas, and for facts that do not belong to general knowledge. ” (Williams, 2002) Clearly Sara’s idea to incorporate someone else’s words into an […]

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is generally defined as consciously or unconsciously claiming authorship or ownership of an idea, creative work, or written material that belongs to another person. Unconscious plagiarism could occur when you forget to quote or properly cite your sources. Plagiarism is considered an intellectual theft1 and is a serious form of cheating. In journalism, plagiarism […]

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Ethics in plagiarism

Plagiarism is the practice of implying original written material of someone else or creative work, in part, into one’s own without adequate acknowledgment. Plagiarism is false attribution concerning with the issues that are on the topic. Plagiarism is copying another’s work through theft or misrepresentation of intellectual property in another’s person work. in other words […]

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Plagiarism is Unacceptable

Plagiarism is unacceptable. Period. Everyone who has ever attended any school in the world knows this. It is no secret. I believe that a person turning a plagiarized paper knows that they are. Now, If it’s that they are using quotes without giving credit to the author, as an instructor, I would simple remind them […]

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