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The skill of paraphrasing is a crucial one. If you don't learn how to do it right, you can be called out for plagiarism by software (such as iThenticate, which many universities now use) or by instructors like me who can easily identify when students are no longer using their own words. And when that happens, your academic career can be over. This stuff is serious.
In an effort to curb plagiarism (intentional or not), I'm posting below the link I often share with students who have a hard time understanding how to properly paraphrase sources.
But I need your help posting the best, most helpful resources you can find regarding how students in nursing and medical sciences can avoid plagiarism and uphold academic integrity in their writing. Since the majority of academic research is done online these days, it's easier than ever to be caught plagiarizing--and to be guilty of it without even knowing that you're plagiarizing.
So review the link below from MIT, and then do me a favor and add in the comments (below this post) one or both of the following:
The more resources we have published in the comments, the better!
Here's my selected resource on paraphrasing and plagiarism, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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