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Respecting Others' work

  1. 1. Respecting Other Peoples’ Work1/8/2012 Ms. Pirtle’s Technology Class 1
  2. 2. Plagiarism• Using some or all of somebody’s work or idea, and saying that you created it• Copying and pasting text, images, video, or anything that someone else created without giving them credit.• It’s cheating, and it’s against school rules.• If a teacher asks you to write a report or project, the teacher expects you not to copy, whether it’s from a webpage or from your best friend.• Even if you copy something into your own handwriting or retype it yourself, it’s still plagiarism 1/8/2012 2
  3. 3. Respect• A way of showing that you admire and value something1/8/2012 3
  4. 4. Citation• A formal note of credit to an author that includes their name, date published, and where you found the information• Avoids plagiarism• Shows respect for creator• Example: Christensen, Norman L., Jr. "Tree." World Book Online. 12 Dec. 2005 <>.1/8/2012 4
  5. 5. Copyright Laws• Protect the ownership of authors’ written works, photos, drawings, videos, and other graphics by requiring that people who make copies do so only with the permission of the owner.1/8/2012 5
  6. 6. So, why is it important not to plagiarize?• To show respect for other’s work• To avoid stealing!1/8/2012 6
  7. 7. How do you avoid plagiarizing?• Use citations!1/8/2012 7
  8. 8. Assignment: Okay or No Way!• Open this file from your desktop.• Work with your partner to complete.• Directions – Read each of the stories. – Decide if the person’s action was okay or not okay. – Explain your decision.1/8/2012 8
  9. 9. Fair Use• Certain uses of copyrighted works for schoolwork is considered “fair use” and does not require copyright permission,• BUT--credit or a citation be given1/8/2012 9
  10. 10. Book CitationsList:Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Publication Date.Example:Thompson, Sarah. Amazing Whales! New York: Harper Collins, 2005. 1/8/2012 10
  11. 11. Website CitationsHow to:Author’s Last Name, First Name, if given (not webpage creator). Title of Page or Site. Publication or Update Date. Name of Institution or Sponsoring Organization. Date of Visit to Site <URL of Page>.Example:“Amazing Facts.” 2009. The Whale Center of New England. 18 Aug. 2010. <>. 1/8/2012 11
  12. 12. Image CitationsHow to:Author’s Last Name, First Name, if given. “Name of Image.” Type of Image. Title of Site or Page. Name of Sponsoring Organization. Publication or Update Date. Date of Visit to Site <URL of Image>.Example:Murray, Seamus. “Bar Harbor, Whale Watching.” Photo. Seamus Murray’s Photostream. 3 July 2005. 18 Aug. 2010. Flickr. <>. 1/8/2012 12
  13. 13. Citation Machinehttp://citationmachine.net1/8/2012 13
  14. 14. Source for this PresentationCommon Sense Media. (2011). Retrieved from esson/whose-it-anyway-4-51/8/2012 14