The Between Seneca College And George Brown College

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Definition of Plagiarism

< Introduction > Some students at University or College are likely to plagiarize from original sources, such as the Internet for their work. More than 1,000 will be suspended for plagiarism by Canadian Universities or colleges (Teitel, 2011). As illustrated by Emma Teitel’s experience, even if they plagiarized unintentionally, it does not matter and it would be an “excuse” because they actually did it and they should not have been ignorant or careless. Plagiarism is basically the act of copying someone else’s words or theories in an essay by chance or on purpose when they do not know how to make their own words from the author’s words. They must avoid plagiarizing because it is a serious academic offense for them. If they plagiarize, they might fail the assignment, test and courses of University or College (Nall and Gherwash, 2012). Absorbing author’s ideas and using their own words can help them avoid from plagiarizing. When compare is the similarities and differences of plagiarism between Seneca College and George Brown College. College’s 2 similarities and 2 differences can be seen.
< body1 > The first similarity is the definition of plagiarism. Section 9.2 of the Academic Honesty Policy (n.d.) says that “plagiarism is defined as using someone else’s work (words, images, ideas, phrases, signatures, or computations) and presenting it as one’s own, instead of properly documenting every source”. Compared to Seneca’s definition…
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