The Avoiding Plagiarism tutorial defines plagiarism and introduces students to the concepts behind proper citation practices. It is designed to be completed in about 30 minutes. It consists of a series of videos that include interviews with Langara faculty that describe experiences with and consequences of plagiarism.
By the end of the tutorial, students should be able to
recognize plagiarism in their own work and others’ work
identify the three main citation styles used at Langara College
cite their sources in-text and in their bibliography/references/works cited page
integrate sources into papers using quotations and paraphrasing
understand the consequences of plagiarism at Langara College.
The tutorial contains five modules:
Citing your sources
Writing your paper
Langara's Code of Academic Conduct
Finding help when you need it
Comprehension is tested using four quizzes at the end of modules 1, 2, 3, and 5. These quizzes add up to a mark out of ten.