For C191 students. Rules on Plagiarism

nonoy.jpg(Artwork by Nonoy Marcelo for the Phil. Journalism Review, March 1997)

Part One of the Revised Syllabus

I.For RESEARCH and presentations: On Plagiarism

(From a file and reference materials compiled by former Dean Elen Paglinauan for the college):

A.What is plagiarism?

B.Do not steal (i.e., do not use without acknowledgment): (Ref.: “Plagiarism: What it is and how to recognize and avoid it” at

– ideas, opinions, theories

– statistics, graphs, drawings, facts that are not common knowledge

– spoken or written words

– paraphrase of spoken or written words

C.Stealing of visual information and graphics from the Worldwide Web ( ibid)

D. Can ideas be plagiarized? Copying ideas without citation is fraud ( Ref.: Standler, Ronald B., 2000, at

E.Summary of cases of student-plagiarists (ibid)

F.Summary of cases of professors who plagiarized

(not acknowledging co-authors; not acknowledging students whose research were used by the professor) (ibid)

G.Cases against commercial sources

– businesses that sell term papers to students (ibid)

H.Colleges may rescind degrees (ibid)

I.Self-plagiarization (ibid)

J.Plagiarism in the Worldwide Web (Ref.: McKenzie, Jamie, 1998. “The New Plagiarism”, The Educational Technology Journal, vol. 7, No. 8, 8 May 1998, at

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