“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.
Read the Academic Conduct Policy and Academic Conduct Procedures.
Review the Is it Plagiarism? Student Flow Chart.
Read the Plagiarism FAQ for Students.
Complete the CNC Academic Integrity Course.
Watch this video from the CNC Library on Avoiding Plagiarism.
Contact the CNC Library to attend a Plagiarism Workshop.
Refer to the Citations and Style Guides document for information on completing academic citations.
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.
Review the Academic Conduct Policy and Academic Conduct Procedures.
Contact the CNC Library to schedule a Plagiarism Workshop for your class.
Assign your students steps 1-4 above to complete (at minimum).
Contact CTL to include the Academic Integrity Assessment to your Moodle shell for students to complete.
Download the Examples of Plagiarism PPT Presentation and run through it as an in-class exercise.
Refer to the steps in the Academic Conduct Policy and Academic Conduct Procedures.
Review the Is it Plagiarism? Faculty Flow Chart.
If issuing corrective consequences, refer to the Academic Misconduct Corrective Consequences Guidelines.
If issuing a sanction, refer to the Academic Conduct Procedures.
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