About this program

This introductory course takes students in all faculties through all the basics of what plagiarism is, and how it can best be avoided.

Please note that this course is designed for UK higher education institutions: a US version of this course is not currently available. If you would be interested in a US version of this course, please contact us

For

Undergraduate and graduate students

Lead Advisor

Dr Benita Cox

Programme Director of Imperial College Business School's MSc International Health Management

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Avoiding Plagiarism

Course Module ID Core activities Additional activities Released Status
Avoiding Plagiarism PLA 001 1.0 hours 0.0 Feb 2007

Overview

By taking this course, students will gain a better understanding of what constitutes plagiarism and will receive clear guidance on appropriate referencing, citation and paraphrasing.

Syllabus

  • What is plagiarism?
  • Benefits of referencing
  • Key terms
  • Citation
  • Paraphrasing
  • Developing confidence

Contributors

Author

Dr Benita Cox

Programme Director of Imperial College Business School's MSc International Health Management

Author

Dr Karen Handley

Reader, Department of Business and Management, Oxford Brookes University

Expert contributors include

  • Dr Benita Cox

    Author

    Programme Director of Imperial College Business School's MSc International Health Management

  • Dr Karen Handley

    Author

    Reader, Department of Business and Management, Oxford Brookes University

Development group members

  • Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
  • Bath University, United Kingdom
  • Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
  • Cardiff University, United Kingdom
  • Durham University, United Kingdom
  • Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  • The Open University, United Kingdom
  • The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • The University of York, United Kingdom
  • University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • University of Brighton, United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • University of Leicester, United Kingdom
  • University of Southampton, United Kingdom