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Plagiarism-Citations 101 is a self-paced mini course in Vancko Hall.

(Here is the link directly to the course: (log-in required)

Faculty can refer students to the course, and/or students can self-enroll in the course and participate to receive a certificate of completion. The course contains text and video resources, activities, and quizzes that help the student learn to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the concept of plagiarism by identifying examples
  • describe how to avoid plagiarism 
  • demonstrate competency in consistent citation style by constructing a full citation and identifying appropriate in-text citations and citations for a bibliography
  • describe why citation is important
  • demonstrate how to cite properly
  • be able to make quick and easy citations

In order to receive the certificate of completion, students must take all quizzes and maintain a course grade of 70% or better.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License for open reuse and attribution.

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  • the authors' names: Dunstan McNutt, Angela Rhodes, Clark Shah-Nelson,
  • the title of the work: Plagiarism-Citations 101
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Below is a copy of the Moodle 1.9.7+ course which can be used for importing into another Moodle instance:

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ZIP Archive new version since 04/2010 - fixed quiz question May 10, 2010 by Clark Shah-Nelson