Plagiarism in Coursework

TitlePlagiarism in Coursework
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Sociological Association,
PublisherAmerican Sociological Association
AbstractA graduate student is caught copying several paragraphs from a published article without attributing the author in a final term paper. The faculty member to whom the paper was submitted wants the student dismissed. Other faculty believe that the performance of the student is otherwise excellent, and that he should only be penalized. How should this situation be decided? Includes expert commentary.
URLhttp://www.asanet.org/ethics/detail.cfm?id=Case68
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Sociological Association, Teaching Ethics Throughout the Curriculum
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