OBJECTIVE:
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS QUESTIONNAIRE IS TO INVESTIGATE THE CAUSES AND THE WAYS TO PREVENT PLAGIARISM AMONG 2BCN STUDENTS.

SECTION A: DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
PLEASE TICK IN THE BRACKETS GIVEN AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BY CHOOSING ONLY ONE OPTION.

1. Gender
( ) Male ( ) Female

2. Section
( ) BCN C21
( ) BCN C22
( ) BCN C23
( ) BCN C24

3. Do you know what plagiarism is?
( ) Yes ( ) No

4. What do you know about plagiarism?
A. Plagiarism is getting ideas from a text book.
B. Plagiarism is sharing your work with someone else.
C. Plagiarism is using someone else words as if they were your own.
D. All of the above.

5. Where does plagiarism always happen?
A. Classroom
B. Examination
C. Bedroom
D. Everywhere

6. Plagiarism is a bad thing and wrong because :
A. You may get caught and lose marks.
B. It is dishonest.
C. It involves other people’s idea.
D. All of the above.

7. You may be accused of plagiarism if you :
A. Copy an assignment from your friend
B. Lend an assignment to a friend, who then copies any part of it.
C. Pass off someone else work as your own, for your own benefit.



SECTION B (CAUSES)

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BY CHOOSING ONLY ONE OPTION.
Scale : 1 : Agree completely, 2 : Agree, 3 : Disagree, 4 : Disagree completely


What are the causes of plagiarism?




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Lack of confidence to do something.

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Always want to plagiarize from someone else’s work.
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Not understanding the rules.
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Laziness
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Do not have a good time management and always plagiarize to complete any task or assignment.
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To get the highest result in examination.
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Easy to access or find the information over the internet, so that it is easier for students to plagiarize.
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SECTION C (WAYS)

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BY CHOOSING ONLY ONE OPTION.

15. If your lecturer tells you about plagiarism, what should you do?
A. Listen carefully only.
B. Listen and take notes.
C. Thinking and remember about plagiarism.
D. All of above.

16. If your friend asks to borrow your assignment to “copy” and “paste”, what should you do?
A. Just give the assignment to your friend.
B. Ask him/her back, ‘why don’t you do it yourself?’
C. Tell him/her that you have not finished yet your assignment.
D. Tell him/her that this is wrong and not to plagiarize.


17. Can you give any reasons why it is easy or difficult for you to avoid plagiarism?
A. EASY : Teacher has told us how to do it
B. EASY : Already know about causes of plagiarism and want to make changing.
C. DIFFICULT : Lack of confident to avoid that
D. DIFFICULT : Hard to separate your ideas from others

18. What are the ways to overcome laziness?
A. Assign student different varieties of task.
B. Give him/her deadline to submit their work.
C. Ask him/her to make an oral presentation later.
D. Always remind him/her not to plagiarize.

19. What is the best way to prevent plagiarism?
A. Assign due date in student assignment.
B. Always become aware of the reasons plagiarism occur.
C. Lecturer must educate students about plagiarism by explaining what it is and how to avoid it.
D. Integrate plagiarism prevention techniques into course of study.

20. Do you think you can successfully avoid plagiarism?
A. Yes
B. No
C. Not sure