Passing off Another's Ideas

Instead of copying words, you use someone else's ideas without giving them credit.  This also includes taking credit for entire words written by someone else.

Several examples include:

  • Using an author's ideas or words without citing the author.

  • Using a person's work such as music, film, photography, and any other media without giving credit to the person.

  • Buying a paper online and submitting it as your own.

  • Recycling a paper someone else wrote.

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