Introduction. Consequences of Plagiarism and Cheating in College. The Consequences of Plagiarism. If you plagiarize, several things could happen. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter LinkedIn Email.

There are many different types of plagiarism, and whilst many people may take an approach in the belief that it doesn’t actually do any harm, plagiarism is a very serious issue and the consequences depend on a varying number of factors.. The consequences of plagiarism depends largely on the context in which it has taken place. Here, we present ten potential consequences of plagiarism. The presentation below will take you through some of the consequences of plagiarism. The word ‘plagiarism’ is actually derived from the Latin word plagiarius, which means kidnapping or abducting. Consequences of Plagiarism Students who plagiarize or otherwise engage in academic dishonesty face serious consequences. What is a common procedure of a plagiarism case in the academic world? The seriousness of plagiarism is not relative to its quantity, but to the extent of its consequences. Plagiarism is commonly defined as the act of passing off someone else’s work as your own, whether intentionally or unintentionally. May 28, 2015 4 Mins Read. Consequences of Plagiarism: What Students Should Expect. (This text has been taken and adapted from the article Bergadaà, M., 2013, Ouverture, Culture & Sociétés, N° 28, 2013, pp. Everyone knows that plagiarism is bad and should be avoided, but the intricacies and realities of this issue escape most people, especially students, who lack vital experience and hope their cunning will help them avoid the negative attention of professors. Sanctions may include, but are not limited to, failure on an assignment, grade reduction or course failure, suspension, and possibly dismissal. Share. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Email.