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Academic Ethics and Plagiarism: Home

Do you ever feel like this guy?

Use the resources on this website to help yourself understand FHS's guidelines on research, citation, academic ethics and plagiarism.  

The Throes of Creation, by Leonid Pasternak

Image credit: The Throes of Creation, by Leonid Pasternak [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Overview and Table of Contents

Click on the hyperlinks below or the tabs at the top of this page to learn more about each topic.

FHS Values and Policies: The text of the FHS Mission Statement, Core Values, and Policy on Academic Ethics.

What is Plagiarism?: Definitions and video tutorials explaining what plagiarism is and how it differs from copyright infringement and other issues.

How to Cite:  FHS's citation guidelines and help for using sources correctly.

Examples:  Ms. Courchesne's side-by-side comparison charts demonstrating correctly cited quotations/paraphrases v. plagiarized text.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Students and Families

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Teachers

Additional Resources: If you are interested in learning more, we recommend these books and websites.


More Questions?

This website was created by Ms. Courchesne.  Please contact her (see right column) if you have any questions.

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