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A word used widely today mainly due to its rampant prevalence, plagiarism is the English derivation of the Latin word plagiarius meaning to snatch or abduct arbitrarily. The Internet has reduced the world into a global village. Information on no matter what, from no matter which end of the world is literally a click away, thus cutting down on the magnanimous task of reference work. This boon however, has become a raging menace owing to the restless group of high school students who have reduced it to a tool to access the easy way out.
Most of the time, students of the aforementioned section plagiarize without knowing much about plagiarism consequences in high school. True as it is, law and order always catch up with the phenomenon much later. In reality, well-defined penalties for plagiarism in variant degrees are existent in high schools that are implemented after an in-depth scrutiny done by the teacher in order to understand the motives behind a particular case of plagiarism. Before you proceed, you might like to take a look at the different types of plagiarism.
Reasons for Plagiarism
The usual excuses for plagiarism, cited by high school students when nabbed, are grounds of scrutiny to gauge the motive and thus determine the subsequent penalty. Broadly, the excuses can be further segregated under intentional and unintentional plagiarism. Read the rest of this entry »