Plagiarism: A Textual Analysis

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The plagiarism tutorial taught me three things. The first thing that it taught me was APA format requires the citing of paraphrased material to be different than the citing of directly quoted material (Jackson, 2017). This is helpful to me because in my last class I was citing my paraphrased material like it was directly quoted. The second and third thing it taught me was there is a better way to use paraphrasing as a tool to avoid plagiarism and that there are six different types of plagiarism (Jackson, 2017). In today’s e-publishing environment it is becoming easier to discover plagiarism (Ocholla & Ocholla, 2016). Two resources that I have found to be helpful in checking my work for plagiarism are and

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