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Table 2 Actions taken by Mzuzu University to deal with plagiarism

From: Why do postgraduate students commit plagiarism? An empirical study

Sactions/actions Applied by academics Preference by students
Very commonly Commonly Not common Never Agree Disagree Not sure
% % % % % % %
Give warning 32 44 20 4 88.7 7.5 3.8
Simply give no credit/marks 16.7 20.8 45.8 16.7 44.2 38.5 17.3
Rewrite and resubmit assignment 16.7 37.5 41.7 4.2 75.5 15.1 9.4
Repeat course 0 16.7 54.2 29.2 34 49.1 17
Suspension 0 8.3 50 41.7 24.5 58.5 17
Expulsion/dismissal from University/College 0 4.3 47.8 47.8 15.4 73.1 11.5
No action Taken 20.8 16.7 25 37.5 3.9 90.2 5.9