Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
“Am I allowed to copy-and-paste into my assignment?”
“What do 'citing' and 'referencing' mean?”
“Why does my instructor want to talk to me about copying someone else’s work?”
Academic integrity is a big deal at CNC; making sure you have a solid understanding of what it is, why we talk about it and enforce it, and how you can be successful at CNC is important. Before you start working on a paper or project, take a moment to review the resources below.
Before you start working on an assignment
If your instructor wants to talk with you regarding plagiarism
Meet with your instructor.
Confirm if they require you to complete CORRECTIVE CONSEQUENCES or if this is a SANCTION.
Complete the instructions given by your instructor or Dean.
Before students start working on assignments
If a student’s work is being questioned for plagiarism