Plagiarism FAQs

Q: What is plagiarism? Simply put, plagiarism is copying someone else’s work and pretending that it is your own. Everybody’s work is automatically copyrighted to themselves, and breach of copyright is illegal. Different countries have different copyright laws which is why there is often difficulty with internet copying. In general, if you publish something that is … Read more

Plagiarism from a teacher’s point of view

There’s already a lot of information out there on the Internet and in handouts from schools/colleges/universities, even on this website, in relation to plagiarism. You know what it is: copying someone else’s work to benefit your own success without paraphrasing (re-writing in your own words so you can show your understanding of the material).  Also, … Read more

5 innovative online learning companies that will change education in the next 5 years

With the advances and availability of technology, traditional classrooms delivery systems are transforming into online learning opportunities. Current avenues of instruction include college and university courses developed and maintained by the institutions. Due to costs and the speed of emerging innovations, much of the online coursework is transferring to companies with the funding, staff, and technology platforms … Read more

7 apps to help you study

When the countdown begins until the end of the semester, panic starts to creep in. If you have been laid back all semester long, chances are you are now cramming wildly. You lose sleep over projects, papers and other things that you need to submit. Soon you will be spending much of your time in … Read more

About plagiarism

Some observations by Jose Arcilla on plagiarism To the ancient Romans the word “plagiarism” referred to the practice of purchasing a free man, knowing him to be such, and keeping him in servitude. A variant was to use someone’s slave as one’s own. Of course, both invited trouble. Now, legal experts tell us that plagiarism … Read more

Plagiarism at college

Many people plagiarize but how much is it really? Some are probably thinking like maybe fifteen to twenty high school or college students, right? Well that is incorrect because their is way more than that and it is not even just students it is also grown adults who have highly paid careers. Plagiarism is a … Read more

Plagiarism in law school

Introduction It’s crucial a student in law school understands the severe consequences of academic misconduct after graduation; in particular where later the student seeks admission to practice. The Legal Practise Board grants permission to practice law; a student’s conduct can have a significant impact on this process. Academic misconduct is an unfair advantage in studies … Read more