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Avoiding Plagiarism: 3. Play the Acceptable/Unacceptable Game


  1. First, watch the video "Acceptable/Unacceptable"
  2. Do the quiz on the right, reading each case study carefully.  When deciding whether it is acceptable or unacceptable academic behaviour, your definitions are:


Means it is not plagiarism, and either a standard academic practice or something that would result in only very minor penalties.


Means it IS plagiarism or a very serious academic offense that would likely lead to serious penalties, such as a failing grade.