Paraphrasing and Avoiding Plagiarism

This is an in-depth presentation to give in class about identifying plagiarism, citing and compiling reference lists, and understanding paraphrasing, with examples. A lesson plan for using the presentation and a handout for students is supplied.

Plagiarism and Paraphrasing PowerPoint

Plagiarism and Paraphrasing Lesson Plan

Plagiarism and Paraphrasing Handout


In-Class Discussion Scenarios

These are presentations that can be downloaded and used to present a specific scenario related to academic integrity to students, with guiding dicussion questions. A template for creating your own scenarios using the same format and style is included at the bottom.

1 – Exam Copying

2 – Submitting Assignments Twice 

3 – One Citation at End of Assignment

4 – Wikipedia

5 – Paraphrasing

6 – Group Presentation

7 – Works Cited List

8 – Borrowing a Works Cited List

9 – Citing an Introduction

10 – Borrowing an Outline

11 – Paraphrasing the Abstract

12 – Peer Editing

13 – Visual Information

14 – Citing the Wrong Source

Academic Integrity Discussion Guide Template


Policy and Procedures Overview 

This presentation outlines UPEI's Academic Regulation 20 and Regulation 12. These will be helpful for students to familiarize themselves with our policy on academic integrity, and what happens when there is a violation of the policy.

Policy and Procedures Overview