Experiences with Plagiarism

Think about your experiences with plagiarism, when ideas were used without giving credit to the original author, and share those experiences by responding to the prompts noted below:


  • What experiences do you have with plagiarism in the workplace, community, and/or school?
  • How do your experiences compare to examples of plagiarism reported by the media, such as with Rand Paul, Philip Baker, Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Ambrose, Johann Hari, Janet Dailey, or other examples? You can do an Internet search with any of the listed names along with the word “plagiarism” for more information.
  • How do the consequences of plagiarism in school compare to the consequences of plagiarism outside of school? Are the consequences too harsh? Why or why not?

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