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What is it, and how can you prevent it                       By Cody Deibel
Merriam-Webster Definition  There are Four main ideas that encompass  Plagiarism To present a pre-existing idea as your  ...
Example #1Alex has a paper he needs to finish for his  History class covering the main causes  of World War II. He asks hi...
Example #2Jessica is looking for information for her  paper regarding outsourcing. She looks  online and finds an article ...
How to Spot Plagiarism  Here are four ways a teacher can spot  plagiarism according to UCLA.edu Change of Voice within wo...
Change of Voice within work“Marked shifts in vocabulary, tone, or  sentence structure within a given piece  of writing can...
Change of Topic“Assigning pre-writing work has the benefit  of your becoming familiar with a  student’s approach to the as...
Professional-sounding writing“A piece of writing that is “too good” or  professional-sounding may be  plagiarized. And it ...
Student absence“Be suspicious when a student has not  attended section meetings, lecture, or  office hours, yet turns in h...
Prevention MethodsWriteshop.com gives excellent advice for  how to avoid plagiarism in your  classroom. Establish a Polic...
Uses of Establishing a PolicyEstablishing a Policy against plagiarism is  the first step to help prevent it in your  class...
Policy ExampleThis is an example of a policy taken from writeshop.com  “Plagiarism is the illegitimate use of another pers...
Question #1Which of the following could not considered plagiarizing?A. Using someone else’s words as your ownB. To express...
Question #2True / False:Paraphrasing without proper citation is  considered plagiarism.
Question #3The following are ways to help spot  plagiarism in a student’s assignment:A. Change of voice within workB. Abru...
Sources   http://integrity.ou.edu/students_guide.html   http://www.merriam-    webster.com/dictionary/plagiarize   http...
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  1. 1. What is it, and how can you prevent it By Cody Deibel
  2. 2. Merriam-Webster Definition There are Four main ideas that encompass Plagiarism To present a pre-existing idea as your own, new idea To use someone else’s work as your own To commit literary theft To pass off ideas or words of another as your own (includes paraphrasing).
  3. 3. Example #1Alex has a paper he needs to finish for his History class covering the main causes of World War II. He asks his friend James if he could help him, because James took the same class. James lets Alex use his paper he created and used on the assignment three semesters ago. Alex turns in James paper with his own name on it.
  4. 4. Example #2Jessica is looking for information for her paper regarding outsourcing. She looks online and finds an article outlining the pro’s and con’s of outsourcing. In her paper she lists the same pro’s and con’s, but in a different order. Jessica also does not use footnotes, citations, or quotations of any kind to indicate the original source.
  5. 5. How to Spot Plagiarism Here are four ways a teacher can spot plagiarism according to UCLA.edu Change of Voice within work Change of Topic Professional-sounding writing Student absence
  6. 6. Change of Voice within work“Marked shifts in vocabulary, tone, or sentence structure within a given piece of writing can indicate purloined passages. Usually students will insert more sophisticated prose into their own work.”http://write.oid.ucla.edu/plagiarism/spot
  7. 7. Change of Topic“Assigning pre-writing work has the benefit of your becoming familiar with a student’s approach to the assignment. A red flag should go up when the student turns in a radically different slant on the assignment.”http://write.oid.ucla.edu/plagiarism/spot
  8. 8. Professional-sounding writing“A piece of writing that is “too good” or professional-sounding may be plagiarized. And it probably doesn’t correspond to the student’s writing you’ve read previously.”http://write.oid.ucla.edu/plagiarism/spot
  9. 9. Student absence“Be suspicious when a student has not attended section meetings, lecture, or office hours, yet turns in high-quality work drawing on those discussions.”http://write.oid.ucla.edu/plagiarism/spot
  10. 10. Prevention MethodsWriteshop.com gives excellent advice for how to avoid plagiarism in your classroom. Establish a Policy against plagiarism Reinforcing the Ruleshttp://www.writeshop.com/blog/2010/09/10 /plagiarism-committing-literary-theft/
  11. 11. Uses of Establishing a PolicyEstablishing a Policy against plagiarism is the first step to help prevent it in your classroom. Students know that plagiarism is not taken lightly in your classroom. Students know the consequences of plagiarizing in your classroom.
  12. 12. Policy ExampleThis is an example of a policy taken from writeshop.com “Plagiarism is the illegitimate use of another person’s words and/or ideas without giving appropriate credit to the original source. Such attempts to copy someone else’s work and call it your own is a very serious offense that will not be tolerated and will have significant consequences. All work done for this class must be your own original composition. When writing, you are required to properly cite any source you use—published or unpublished, from a book or from the Internet. Failure to do so will result in a zero grade for the assignment.” http://www.writeshop.com/blog/2010/09/10/plagiarism-committing- literary-theft/
  13. 13. Question #1Which of the following could not considered plagiarizing?A. Using someone else’s words as your ownB. To express another person’s writing in your own wordsC. Turning in someone else’s original work as your own.D. To use a specific pre-existing idea as your own
  14. 14. Question #2True / False:Paraphrasing without proper citation is considered plagiarism.
  15. 15. Question #3The following are ways to help spot plagiarism in a student’s assignment:A. Change of voice within workB. Abrupt change in topicC. Professional sounding writingD. Ask the student if he/she plagiarized on the assignment
  16. 16. Sources http://integrity.ou.edu/students_guide.html http://www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/plagiarize http://www.writeshop.com/blog/2010/09/10/plagiari sm-committing-literary-theft/ http://write.oid.ucla.edu/plagiarism/spot
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