Plagiarism : School College Of Health Science

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Running head: PLAGIARISM 1 PLAGIARISM 2 Plagiarism Robert Blakley Baptist College of Health Science Abstract The paper analyzes the existing ethical academic dilemma of applying plagiarism within diverse academic works by students in general and nursing students in particular. It presents particular examples of well-known plagiarism cases and allows properly evaluating the reasons and ways of avoiding any acts of intentional and unintentional plagiarism. It emphasizes the necessity to avoid plagiarism in order to avoid diverse legal and reputation complication as well as expulsion of students. Keywords: plagiarism, academic work, and intellectual property Plagiarism Plagiarism have become a very…show more content…
It is possible to meet plagiarism in two possible variants: individuals either present somebody else?s work as their own or become victims of plagiarism themselves. Nonetheless, the most common type of plagiarism is in the first place associated with assigning someone else 's ideas. Well-known plagiarism case Though the majority of plagiarism cases remain unknown, certain cases have deserved a very strong opposition from the side of the society. Likewise, many recognized scholars have declared numerous ?charges of plagiarism among? faculty colleagues? in the nursing field (Fitzpatrick, 2004, p. 57). Apparently, nursing is not the only field that has suffered the consequences of plagiarism and some cases of plagiarism have even caught the attention of the President of the United States. The latter is particularly accurate for the works presented in public similar to the situation when ?Manny V. Pangilinan was shamed by having delivered a commencement speech? (Manila Bulletin, 2010). Pangilinan?s graduating batch speech of Ateneo de Manila University which included diverse parts taken from the speeches of J. Rowling, Conan O?Brien, Oprah Winfrey and even the speech of the President of the United States, Barack Obama, forcing Pangilinan to resign from the position of the university?s
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