Dictionary.com definition of plagiarism:
"an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author."
Put simply: If you use someone's else's work, give them credit.
CU professors expect you to cite your sources for research papers, projects, and assignments.
From Cedarville's Academic Integrity Statement and Procedures:
"The Academic Integrity Pledge is a commitment to live with integrity in all areas of life including the classroom. All forms of academic dishonesty violate this pledge and could result in dismissal from this community."
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