The Council of Writing Program Administrators gives the following definition:
"In an instructional setting, plagiarism occurs when a writer deliberately uses someone else’s language, ideas, or other original (not common-knowledge) material without acknowledging its source" (WPA, 2009).
You give credibility to your own work when you let others know where you got your work.
It helps others learn more (taking a "deep dive") about a particular aspect of your topic.
You are spreading the word about other people's hard work.
It's the ethical thing to do.
Animated video encourages students to think about copyright law and the appropriate ways to use original work responsibly. Developed by Common Sense Media