Preventing plagiarism

March 2020

An effective bibliography: great, but how?

27 Mar 2020|Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

When writing a dissertation, thesis or any other research-based assignment, the bibliography is important and will impact the final grade. It references the list of sources used during your documentary research. The bibliography generally appears at the end of the work, before the appendices. It can have different names: index, collection of references, works cited, [...]

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February 2020

Sources in a slideshow = recommended or mandatory?

14 Feb 2020|Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

Cecilia and her group are scheduled to give a presentation in a few days. She loves this kind of assignment since it allows her to bring out her creative side with appealing visuals. She knows that all written assignments must cite sources. But what about her slideshow?   Slideshows, an increasingly prevalent part of coursework [...]

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Why is plagiarism prohibited? What are my incentives to respect copyright?

3 Feb 2020|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

The development of the Internet makes it easier to share knowledge. Now, an image, book or even music can easily be made accessible and pirated. Knowledge belongs to everyone. In this regard, some people question the usefulness of citing original works and authors. Why is plagiarism prohibited? What reasons do I have to respect copyright? [...]

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January 2020

Student plagiarism: Create an educational learning opportunity

3 Jan 2020|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

During their career, every teacher will face cases of plagiarism. Some resort to punishment, while others opt for leniency. The importance of the assignment greatly influences the approach adopted. When possible, the teacher can turn an alarming situation into a teaching opportunity. How can this be done? This is a time to identify the possible [...]

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December 2019

5 tips to avoid plagiarism

11 Dec 2019|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

Under the pressure of the Publish or Perish system, plagiarism is spreading throughout academia. It is a phenomenon that is difficult to quantify , even though , judging from blogs about the topic, PhD theses where this problem is visible are legion.5 tips to avoid plagiarizing... Accidentally or not. #1 KNOW THE RULES... "Research is [...]

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November 2019

Reading efficiently : You have everything to gain!

29 Nov 2019|Preventing plagiarism|

As a student, do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the amount of documents you have to browse through, read and digest ? Then, this article is for you! We will explain in a few paragraphs the benefits you will gain from reading efficiently. We will also explain to you how to do it! What is [...]

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Why use royalty-free images and graphics during class?

20 Nov 2019|Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

Teddy is working on a presentation for class next week. To be sure to do it correctly, he followed the advice given in the article "Using Digital Graphics to Make Appealing Visual Presentations". He wants to use images and graphics.The presentation will not be distributed beyond the class.  Teddy asks himself if he should use [...]

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October 2019

Quotation rules to avoid plagiarism

10 Oct 2019|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

When writing an internship report, a thesis or a research piece, you must use citations for all quotes. Sources must be mentioned in the body of the text and at the bottom of the page. The bibliography appears at the end of the assignment, with a list of detailed sources.   There are several ways [...]

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August 2019

Paraphrase = plagiarism?

2 Aug 2019|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

Franck works in a vocational school this year, he thinks that if you change a few words in a quote, you don't have to quote the author. The Cambridge Dictionary defines paraphrase as "the same thing written or spoken using different words, often in a simpler and shorter form that makes the original meaning clearer". [...]

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July 2019

Translation = plagiarism?

31 Jul 2019|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism, Uncategorized|

Manon is in the writing process of her thesis. She wondered: "I found an interesting text in a language other than English. If I translate it, should I mention the source?" The search for information is becoming international Since the arrival of the Internet, knowledge sharing has become easier and automatic translators have made accessing [...]

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