Patchwriting is a form of plagiarism that most students aren’t aware is plagiarism – substituting in words into the sentence structure of a source. It’s like Academic MadLibs. In this episode, Adam and Dinur compare paraphrasing to patchwriting, explain why patchwriting is a form of plagiarism, and go over how to paraphrase instead of patchwrite.
University of Guelph, “Paraphrasing and Summarizing”
University of Hawaii, “Patchwriting”
Purdue OWL, “Contextualizing Plagiarism”
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