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  • According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, to "plagiarize" means:to steal and pass (off the ideas or words of another) as one's ownto use (another's production) without crediting the sourceto commit literary theftto present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.In other words, plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves both stealing someone else's work and lying about it afterward.
  • Perhaps the greatest resources for would-be plagiarists are the hundreds of online paper-mills, or "cheatsites", that exist solely for the purpose of providing students with quick-fix homework and term-paper solutions. Many of these services contain hundreds of thousands of papers on a wide variety of topics, and some even offer customized papers for an additional fee. The fact that many of these sites have become profitable ventures (complete with paid advertising!) only attests to the unfortunate truth that plagiarism has become a booming industry.
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  • can have your students try the practice test if you have time, it should take around 5 minutes
  • you have heard of any other ways of cheating?
  • Source: (Aug 30, 2012)Cheating:Only 23% of parents express concern about their teen going online to cheat in school, yet nearly half of all teens (48%) admit they’ve looked up answers to a test or assignment online22% cheated specifically on a test via online or mobile phone; while only 5% of parents believed their children did this.15.8% of teens have admitted to cheating on a test by looking up answers on their phone yet only 3.2% of parents thought their teens cheated this way14.1% of teens admitted to looking up how to cheat on a test onlineOverall, 77.2% of parents said they were not worried about their teens cheating online
  • Kids in one class texting kids in later classes particular details. It’s no different than telling them the same information during lunch. I’ve heard of worse — taking photos with the camera so kids can have the actual examThe latest tool for cheating are iPods and Zunes. These devices are so small that they can be hidden easily under clothing. Students can download formulas, vocabulary definitions, and study guide answers. The day of the test, they send the wire up their sleeve, rest their head on their hand to hide the earbud, and cheat. Meridian, Idaho has banned iPods from school for this reason. [Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Writer, Detroit Free Press, April 27, 2007]Read more:
  • What can a teacher do to ensure acceptable use by students:A teacher should explain his or her expectations on using technology. A teacher may also want students and their parents to sign a Code of Ethics for computer use. A teacher should also review the school or district policies on acceptable use with their students.The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Internet use is one of the most important documents a school will produce. Creating a workable AUP requires thoughtful research and planning. Education World offers food-for-thought and a few useful tools for educators faced with developing a workable AUP for their school's students.
  • Plagiarism & e cheating

    1. 1. PLAGIARISM & E-CHEATING EDUC W200 Week 13
    2. 2. ACADEMIC DISHONESTY • Definition of Plagiarism o to steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one's own o to use another's production without crediting the source o to commit literary theft o to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. EDUC W200 Week 13
    5. 5. IU AND PLAGIARISM According to the IU Code, in order to avoid plagiarism, you must give credit when: • You use another person's ideas, opinions, or theories. • You use facts, statistics, graphics, drawings, music, etc., or any other type of information that does not comprise common knowledge. • You use quotations from another person's spoken or written word. • You paraphrase another person's spoken or written word. Test Yourself! EDUC W200 Week 13
    6. 6. DIGITAL CHEATING Using a Coke bottle (video) EDUC W200 Week 13 High-Tech Cheating
    7. 7. EDUC W200 Week 13
    8. 8. EXAMPLES OF DIGITAL CHEATING • • • • • • Texting kids in other classes about test questions Taking photos of exam and passing it on Look up answers via internet Notes on cell/calculator Texting friends for answers Recording vocabulary on iPods, phones or other devices EDUC W200 Week 13
    9. 9. HOW TO PREVENT E-CHEATING • • • • • Taking evaluations in the classroom Restrict use of Electronic devices during exams No bathroom breaks Hands where I can see them Other solutions? EDUC W200 Week 13
    10. 10. ACCEPTABLE USAGE POLICY (AUP) • Policy ensuring use of technology that protects students from inappropriate behaviors and information when using technology • Explain expectations for technology use • Codes of ethics for computer use • Click here for more information on AUP EDUC W200 Week 13