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Do Not Cite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