What is intentional plagiarism and why do people do it?

What is intentional plagiarism and why do people do it?

Plagiarism happens along a continuum from intentional to unintentional. Learning how referencing is used to build claims can help to prevent unintentional plagiarism, but what about plagiarism that is done on purpose? This video looks at why people may choose to plagiarise and why universities need to act on intentional plagiarism.


Developed by Samantha Carolus, Rhodes University

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Who might find this useful?

This video is made for postgraduate scholars and supervisors but might be useful for undergraduates too.