This assignment has two purposes:
- To ensure each student is familiar with the University’s policy regarding plagiarism
- To provide a practice vehicle for submission of assignments with the LEO system
Assignments will be graded and returned. However, this project is not included in the course score.
NOTE: Project 1 will not be graded until/unless the Plagiarism Exercise is completed.
- Each student is to read the information provided by the UMGC Library about plagiarism. See RESOURCES -> Library -> UMGC Library Instruction on Avoiding Plagiarism
- Each student is to read the information provided by the UMGC policy found in our LEO Classroom under CONTENT -> Syllabus -> Academic Policies -> Policies and Procedures.
Compose a one or two paragraphs (minimum 150 words) that describes your understanding of the UMGC plagiarism policy and how you will abide by it. NOTE: The Certificate of Completion of the Academic Integrity Tutorial does not satisfy this assignment.
Heading: Student’s Name, Name and Number of the Course, Date of submission
One (1) paragraph, double spaced, 12 font, 1 inch margins
The Statement should be an MS Word document attached to the Assignment Folder for Exercise Plagiarism
Although it is a form of “self-plagiarism,” for the purpose of this assignment students may copy/paste the response to the Plagiarism Exercise they have submitted for other Criminal Justice classes.