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  • 1. PlagiarismFrequently AskedQuestions With Answers
  • 2. First QuestionDefine plagiarism?
  • 3. Plagiarism (say: play-juh-rih-zem)is when you use someone elseswords or ideas and pass them offas your own. Its not allowed in school, college, orbeyond, so its a good idea to learn the proper way touse resources, such as websites, books, and magazines.
  • 4. Second Question How does bibliographyhelp you avoid plagiarism?
  • 5. The use of a comprehensivebibliography is a key in avoidingplagiarism. If you have a detailedbibliography included in your workand you cite places where you got the informationfrom, this protects you from being a plagiarist andalso it credits the original author. In almost allacademic writing, other sources are used togenerate ideas or to bolster arguments.
  • 6. Third Question What doescyber cheating mean?
  • 7. Cyber cheating (also known as online plagiarism)is enabled by the copy and paste functions andonline document sharing websites. When youbrowse the webfor a certain topic,you may find documents you can read online. Ifyou copy it completely or partially and use it asyour own work, this is considered cyber cheating.
  • 8. Fourth QuestionWhat does citation mean?
  • 9. A citation is a reference to asource. Technically, a citation isan abbreviated alphanumericexpression embedded in thebody of an intellectual work that denotes an entry inthe bibliographic references section of the work forthe purpose of acknowledging the relevance of theworks of others to the topic of discussion at the spotwhere the citation appears.
  • 10. Fifth QuestionWhat does “fraud” and“patch writing” mean?
  • 11. When you turn a paper thatwas written or partially writtenby anyone else into somethingthat you consider your ownwork, that is “fraud”. While“patch writing” is taking several other texts thatwere written by others, piecing these ideas or wordstogether into a single paper, and making that papera part of your own work.
  • 12. Done by: Group 5Mr. Maher +Mrs. Mona
  • 13. THEEND