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Info 6: Citing Sources

Definition

Accusations

Have you ever been accused of plagiarism?

Accusations
Never. I'm an angel.: 135 votes (72.19%)
Yes, but I didn't know what I was doing.: 36 votes (19.25%)
Yes. It was a last minute thing.: 2 votes (1.07%)
No comment.: 14 votes (7.49%)
Total Votes: 187

How to Avoid Plagiarism

Consequences

Students who are accused of plagiarism could

  • fail the assignment
  • fail the class
  • be suspended or expelled from school

Plagiarism constitutes academic dishonesty according to MiraCosta College Administrative Policy 5500-M. See MiraCosta College Catalog for more details. Incidences of Academic Dishonesty are reflected on your transcript and may result in a disciplinary action.