Plagiarism Comprehension: A Self Assessment

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Plagiarism Comprehension-Self Assessment Introduction: The conditions indicating plagiarism are complex and detailed. There are many different rules which enter into presenting one's research. And as I've learned in undergoing both pretest and posttest, as well as through my review of the TUI Student Handbook, academic integrity doesn't just mean an honest representation of one's own work but it also means learning how to properly give credit to others for the work that they've done. Self-Assessment: In an honest self-assessment, I recognize that I have has some degree of difficulty truly understanding the many different rules of plagiarism. The scores yielded by both of my tests and the answers provided throughout each of these tests suggests that I still have a great deal to learn about properly attributing citations, about how to identify my sources and how to avoid the pitfalls of accidental plagiarism. Pre/Posttest Scores: On my pretest, I scored four correct and six incorrect out of ten true or false items. The answers that I delivered incorrectly suggest that I entered the pretest with a number of assumptions about the entitlement to present other people's ideas informally. In other words, I tend to have a lenient perspective about the rules that must accompany each citation, whether this refers to the use of quotation marks or the proper technical placement of source identifiers. I scored a four out of ten correct on the posttest. My answers were, in fact,
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