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The Plagiarism Spectrum

Use this handy guide to help you understand different types of plagiarism.  

The Plagiarism Spectrum identifies ten types of plagiarism based on findings from a worldwide survey of nearly 900 secondary and higher education instructors. Each type has been given an easy-to-remember moniker to help students and instructors better identify and discuss the ramifications of plagiarism in student writing.

Download the Plagiarism Spectrum poster to post in your classroom and help students to better understand the different types of plagiarism.  

Note: If you suspect plagiarism you should refer to the College’s Dealing with Malpractice Procedure.

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