Explain the consequences of plagiarism.
Plagiarism is a very serious issue that many students won't realize. The consequences of it are that students can be kicked out of school and might not be able to graduate. Many universities won’t accept students who have plagiarism notes on their record. Also he might not be able to transfer credit and many universities won’t admit him. Read the "Plagiarism Story." What are the potential consequences of Steven's academic dishonesty? The potential consequences of Steven's academic dishonesty were that he might be expelled from the school and won’t be able to graduate from that university. Since the professor is mentioning the problem to the dean department, there might be losing credit for that course or might be probation. What would you do if you were in a similar situation as Steven? If I were in a similar situation I would think about the consequences hundred times before I do such think. I would rather tell and explain to the professor my situation and see what would happen because now Steven might face a more serious problem than losing credit. If he ended up being expelled, then all his work and credit are gone and that’s really a hard thing to face. What resources are there at GCU to help you so you do not resort to academic dishonesty? To help you answer this discussion question, view the Plagiarism video GCU offers many ways to help students avoid Plagiarism. They offer writing center, tutoring services, library, and many more. In addition they offer Turn it in program to check for Plagiarism which is really awesome.
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