To avoid plagiarizing:
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Turnitin.com helps educators check students’ work for proper citation or possible plagiarism by comparing it against three continually updated content bases:
Easy-to-read Originality Reports help teach students about proper citation and ensure their academic integrity.
Many instructors at the Academy of Art University use Turnitin.com to check students' work for proper citation. Your instructor will inform you if you need to submit your work to Turnitin.com for their class.
According to the Academy of Art University Academic Freedom & Academic Responsibility Policy:
"All art and design work, and all written work, must be the original work of the student. Any quotations, paraphrases, or direct appropriation of imagery or ideas from source material must be properly cited according to university, departmental, and/or instructor policy."
Plagiarism may take many forms:
It does not matter whether you intended to plagiarize or whether the plagiarism occurred unintentionally; it still constitutes academic dishonesty. Ignorance of the rules of correct citation is not an acceptable excuse.
Plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty can subject a student to disciplinary action under the university's Student Code of Conduct.