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Preventing Plagiarism

The best way to prevent plagiarism is to teach students how to find and use sources in discipline-specific ways. While English 110 provides an introduction to finding and evaluating sources and to synthesizing information from sources, we can't introduce students to every discipline's source-use conventions within a one-semester class.

We encourage faculty across the curriculum to extend on the foundation created in English 110 by:

College Writing faculty have compiled a variety of strategies and activities for teaching source use. Click here to browse relevant materials from College Writing Faculty Development workshops.