How to Fight College Cheating

521 Words Feb 1st, 2018 2 Pages
Plagiarism is something that no one should engage in doing, in high school or whether in college. Plagiarism in the eyes of the high school teachers and professors is look down on, but plagiarism is different whether in high school or college. In high school many students use other peoples work from the internet, books, magazines or articles. The teachers rarely asked students to turn their work in typed, when they did type papers for class many of the students wrote some of their own words at the beginning. Towards the end of the writing they used other peoples work in their writing by just changing the wording around of the persons work. Many of the teacher not until the research paper really checked students work to see if they have used other people work in the right way. Plagiarism was not talked about in high school as much as it needs to be, Lawrence Hinman once said this in an essay he wrote on college cheating “Recent studies have shown that a steadily growing number of students cheat or plagiarize in college and the data from high schools suggest that this number will continue to rise” (Himan 371). Students in high school need to learn early that plagiarism is not ok and if they do it, there should be school policies giving that enforce consequences for doing it. Teachers at…
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