UNV 103 Week 5 Journal 3 Entry Understanding Plagiarism
Throughout this course, you will be asked to reflect on various topics in journal entries. Your Topic 5 entry will be about understanding plagiarism. The purpose of writing the journals is to provide you with an informal way of learning to express yourself and communicate through writing. Your writing skills will be developed throughout your program of study.
Reflect on the topic of “Plagiarism” by answering the following questions in your reflection:
- Personal Knowledge: What is plagiarism?
- Academic Relevance: Why do you think plagiarism is a problem in academic work? Why do think students plagiarize?
- Personal Connection: How can you avoid plagiarism? What resources are available to you?
- Reflection: Reflect on the overall learning objectives from this topic. What was a key takeaway for you?
Complete the assignment using Microsoft Word formatted in GCU style.
Your response must be between 250-300 words.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide and GCU Style Guide Template, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.