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A powerpoing explaining the importance of citations and avoiding plagiarism.

A powerpoing explaining the importance of citations and avoiding plagiarism.

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  • 1. Cite It!How to Avoid Cheating
  • 2. NCS Definition of Cheating
    NCS defines cheating as taking someone else’s written or creative work without giving them credit
  • 3. Possible Cheating Consequences
    Warning
    Probation
    Suspension
    Expulsion
    Other consequences (possibly in addition to one of the above):
    Letter of apology
    Counseling evaluation
    Community Service
    Removal from school activities
    Redoing the assignment
  • 4. Examples of Cheating
    Getting someone else to write or edit (based on teacher’s instructions) your paper
    Buying a paper online
    Copying homework
    Taking someone else’s work or ideas (in print, video, images, etc.) without giving them credit
    Allowing your group partner/s to do all the work while taking credit for it
  • 5. Information That Needs to be Cited
    Print
    Books
    Magazines
    Web sites
    Video
    Film clips
    Youtube
    Audio
    Songs
    Speeches
    Images/Works of Art
    Internet images
    Scanned images from print sources
    Electronic Files
    Program code (HTML, JAVA)
  • 6. To Cite or Not to Cite?
    Do Cite
    Direct quotation
    Paraphrase
    Use of an idea
    Do Not Cite
    Generally accepted facts
    Personal experiences, observations, insights, thoughts or conclusions about a subject
  • 7. Citation Safety—Direct Quotation
    Medieval Europe was a place both of “raids, pillages, slavery, and extortion” and of “traveling merchants, monetary exchange, towns if not cities, and active markets in grain” (Townsend 10).
    Works Cited:
    Townsend, Robert M. The Medieval Village Economy. Princeton. Princeton University Press, 1993.
    Citation is
    (AUTHOR PAGE #)
  • 8. Citation Safety—Paraphrasing
    The economy of medieval Europe was a strange mixture of anarchy and attempts at re-establishing the rudiments of society(Towsend 10).
    Works Cited:
    Towsend, Robert M. The Medieval Village Economy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.
    Citation is
    (AUTHOR PAGE #)
  • 9. Citation Safety—Use of an Idea
    Original Source:
    Some of Dickinson’s most powerful poems express her firmly held conviction that life cannot be fully comprehended without an understanding of death.
    In Your Paper:
    Emily Dickinson firmly believed that we cannot fully comprehend life unless we also understand death (Martin 625).
    Works Cited:
    Martin, Wendy. “Emily Dickinson.” Columbia Literary History of the United States. Emory Elliott, gen. ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988. 609-26.
    Citation is
    (AUTHOR PAGE #)
  • 10. No Need to Cite
    Generally Accepted Facts
    Examples:
    World War II occurred between 1939 and 1945.
    William Shakespeare was born in England in the 16th century.
  • 11. No Need to Cite
    Personal experiences, observations, insights,
    thoughts or conclusions about a subject
    Examples:
    I believe that handguns should be banned in public places.
    The economy of medieval Europe was very unstable.
  • 12. How to Avoid Plagiarism
    Start research early
    Learn to paraphrase and quote appropriately
    Cite your sources as you find them
    Hint: Use Noodle Tools!
    Access link on NCS Library homepage
    When in doubt, ask a teacher or your librarian for help
  • 13. Additional Resources
    “Cheating Pamphlet” www.lakeviewspartans.org/webpages/mlincoln/files/cheating.pdf
    “Copyright Basics and the Internet” http://remc12.k12.mi.us/lhslib/Copyright.htm
    “How to Prepare the Works Cited Page and Bibliography Page” http://remc12.k12.mi.us/lhslib/works%20cited1.htm
    Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) members share materials http://remc12.wikispaces.com/AASL+standards
    Michigan Department of Education, “Introduction to Information Literacy” http://mltoolbox.org/unitcreator/printable.taf?dbouc_unit_uid1=697&lesson_id
    Michigan Department of Education, “Educational Technology Standards (METS) 9-12 Checklist” www.techplan.org/METS9-12Checklist.doc
    Plagiarism.org: “Our mission is to help people all over the world prevent plagiarism and restore integrity to written work.” http://www.plagiarism.org/
  • 14. Works Cited
    "Cheating: An Insider’s Guide to Cheating at Lakeview High School." http://www.lakeviewspartans.org/webpages/mlincoln/files/cheating.pdf
    Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 6th Edition. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003.
    Plagiarism: Learn the Rules! Morrison, Mary. http://remc12.wikispaces.com/file/view/PlagiarismPosterGardenCity.pdf
    Vaughn Memorial Library. Acadia University. http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/plagiarism/
    Images:
    http://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/schunn/sword/plagiarism_resources.html
    http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001257.html