Have you ever had a fleeting (or more serious) thought about claiming another person's work for yourself? It happens a lot, not just in college but also in the professional world.
I recall clearly an incident from my own 6th grade. Our history teacher, Mrs. Ammerman, wanted us to write an essay about the subject of "Americanism." For those of you who don't know what that is, here's a definition: "the qualities regarded as definitive of America or Americans."