A Cause of Plagiarism
Begin by reading:
"Why a College Football Player Would Plagiarize from a Little Kid" by Christopher Young
The writing assignment:
Athletes are not the only ones who are tempted to cheat, so in this essay you will examine another set of causes and effects. For this third essay, select and explain another reason or closely related set of reasons that might cause a student to cheat.
- The final product will be typed and double-spaced according to MLA format.
- The essay will be at least 950 words long. (That's about 3 pages in standard format.)
- If the paper does not meet the minimum length requirement, it will be penalized. If you can't think up enough material for four pages, ask for help! Go to the Writing Center! Ask the instructor for advice!
- The final copy of the paper will be submitted through the Blackboard drop box. You will find the drop box link in the Blackboard folder for the week the essay is due.
- Peer Editing: Bring two paper copies of your rough draft of Essay #3 to class Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Final Copy Due: Friday, October 21, 2022
This essay is worth 75 points.