Module 05: Avoiding Unintentional Plagiarism


This training will consist of two parts: (1) an asynchronous component in which participants will review a document on what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it; and (2) a live Zoom discussion.


  • Revisit what constitutes plagiarism
  • Discuss common pitfalls
  • Discuss effective strategies for avoiding unintentional plagiarism


Saweda Liverpool-Tasie (MSU), Nicole Mason-Wardell (MSU), Paul Samboko (MSU)

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