Ethical Engagement: Practical Solutions for Addressing Plagiarism in the Writing Classroom

by Catherine Cronquist Browning, English
It was clear that students who knew the abstract definition of “plagiarism” had trouble recognizing it in practical examples; discussing the different forms of plagiarism in the sample paragraphs helped them understand what it means to assert their own writerly voices and hold these distinct from other critics and thinkers.


Different types of plagiarism, and common causes.

The Art of Paraphrasing

Plagiarism is often unintentional. Explain the differences between quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing to your students.