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Plagiarism in an Online World - Staying Out of Trouble

Plagiarism in today's online social media world is both confusing and serious, especially for students of the law. This lesson will explain what constitutes plagiarism, distinguish between copyright and plagiarism, and offer opportunities for students to test their understanding of plagiarism.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:

1. Define plagiarism.

2. List the consequences of plagiarism.

3. Distinguish between quoting and paraphrasing source material.

4. Explain the importance of citations to source material.

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