Let’s recap what you have learned in part 4.
- are exact words of others
- are put in quotation marks (or block format if longer)
- are restatements in your own words and using a new structure while making sure you keep the meaning of the original
- are approximately the same length as the original
- reflect the main points of a source
- are much shorter than the original
Plagiarism instances include:
- Quotes that have no quotation marks around them
- Paraphrases or summaries too close to the original, even if properly cited
- Quotes, paraphrases or summaries that are not cited or insufficiently cited
- Careless note-taking is one of the major reasons for unintentional plagiarism
- Always write down the citation information when taking notes
- Proper tutors support you and help you learn and improve your skills, but will not do the work for you
Congratulations, you have finished Module Four. Please go to the Academic Integrity Moodle course and do Quiz Four now.