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M.Ed. Research Guide and Library Resources: Writing Resources

Access to library resources for M.Ed. students.

Academic Resource Center

Get writing help from the Academic Resource Center. Schedule an online consultation or request feedback via email by emailing writingcenter@cu-portland.edu

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Plagiarism

What is plagiarism?

"The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own" (Oxford Dictionary of English)

You can avoid plagiarism by:

  • taking effective notes
  • paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting appropriately
  • understanding what is common knowledge
  • recording citation information for your sources
  • citing your sources correctly

Plagiarism tutorials:

Academic Integrity

Concordia University's Academic Integrity Policy is found on pages 14-16 of the Student Handbook.

More Writing Help

Guidelines and Tips for Writing

Guides on academic writing, how to write a literature review, and more.

Grammar & Mechanics Websites

eBook guide to writing