Instruction: Overview for Novice Level


  • a proper quotation of someone else's words, and
  • provision of the appropriate citation and reference.

You commit word-for-word plagiarism if your writing or speech:

    1. borrows ideas from the original source material, and
    2. takes seven or more words in sequence from the original source material, and
    3. lacks any of the following:
      • quotation marks surrounding the words taken
      • the full in-text citation with author name(s), the date, and must include the specific location within the source (e.g., page number or other locator) where the words are taken from
      • the bibliographic reference.

Sections within Novice Level instruction

Next: Watch 1 video case