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Don’t Plagiarize: Understanding How to Paraphrase


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Learning how to skillfully use our own words to accurately describe other scholars’ ideas remains a challenging process for many graduate students, and understandably so. While practicing and improving paraphrasing is guaranteed to level-up your writing, doing so without plagiarizing can and should be an ongoing concern. Come to this workshop to learn more about that foreboding beast "plagiarism," and its lesser known version "patch writing," so that you are better equipped to avoid it in your own work.


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