Because of the increased ease of information, plagiarism has become a growing issue in academia, particularly with online learning. We want to be careful that we are always using our own words and citing appropriately in our discussions and our assignments. Plagiarism is considered to be a very serious offense and will be treated as such.

Indicate that you are familiar with this concept and ways on how to avoid it. Make sure to define and explain plagiarism as you understand it. Make sure to use your own words and cite your sources.