Key Terms i
The following terms are often used in the context of plagiarism and authorship:
- Academic misconduct
Abuse of academic conventions unfairly to one's own advantage. The term includes examination cheating, plagiarism and collusion.
Recognition that work has been the product of the work of another identified person.
Usually a list of material that provides further information on the present work. See also 'reference list' below.
Taking advantage of or manipulating a situation unfairly for one's own gain (as academic misconduct).
All definitions, except those for plagiarism and in-text citation, have been taken from the handout from a Learning and Teaching Series session, Plagiarism in Higher Education: an Integrated Approach, Jenny Moon, University of Bournemouth (2007).