Prominent cases of plagiarism with far-reaching consequences for those concerned result in an increasing amount of uncertainty for students: Am I committing plagiarism? What are the boundaries of plagiarism or at what point am I committing plagiarism?
The course provides comprehensive knowledge on the problem area of "Plagiarism and citing correctly". It particularly focuses on the following: When is plagiarism evident? How does plagiarism arise? What is the legal background? How do I cite correctly? How can I avoid plagiarism through organized work? The course thus deals with a critical aspect of academic work and writing.
Introductory course for members of the University of Bern, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Background on plagiarism, definitions
- Strategies for avoiding plagiarism
- Tips on optimizing work organization and time management
- Basic terms in citing correctly
- Sample texts
Gabriela Scherrer, Gesche Gerdes
Date / Location
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018, 10:00-12:00 a.m., Münstergasse Library (1st floor classroom)
Thursday, January 10th, 2019, 13:30-15:30 p.m., Münstergasse Library (1st floor classroom)
The Doodle entry is an application and will not be confirmed. Please apply with your unibe.ch e-mail address.