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When you select a pathway, you will see a number of activities on a particular theme. Pathways allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a topic. You can work through the activities in your chosen pathway in any order.


Avoiding plagiarism

Avoiding plagiarism

Learn to recognise what plagiarism is, the forms it can take and how to avoid it by developing your skills. Includes a quiz to test your knowledge.

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Avoiding plagiarism video

Video

Bob discovers what plagiarism is and how he can avoid it. Transcript available.

This activity will take you: 2 minutes

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Avoiding plagiarism

Audio

A podcast explaining what plagiarism is and how you can avoid it by developing skills in referencing and managing information efficiently.

This activity will take you: 4 minutes

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Recognising plagiarism

Activity

An introduction to plagiarism and some of the forms it can take.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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What plagiarism feels like

Activity

A reflection on the consequences of plagiarism in academic and working life.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes

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