What does plagiarism look like?


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  • This includes paying someone else to write for you or buying an essay or downloading a free essay from the internet.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnTPv9PtOoo&feature=player_embedded
  • And at the University of Maryland, a student reprimanded for copying from Wikipedia in a paper on the Great Depression said he thought its entries — unsigned and collectively written — did not need to be credited since they counted, essentially, as common knowledge.
  • What does plagiarism look like?

    1. 1. What does Plagiarism look like?Source: http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lgggvqXwm31qzf45i.jpg Jacqui Makselon Director of TLRC Senior library January 2013
    2. 2. Ghost writer.. Presenting someone else’s work as your own - even with their permission.Source: http://static-l3.blogcritics.org/09/09/06/112445/Boy-behind-glass.jpg 1
    3. 3. Photocopy..Ctrl + C Cutting and pasting to submit as original workCtrl + V 2
    4. 4. In-disguise… Superficially changing source material by altering a few key words and phrasesSource: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2313/5761407847_6009b968b7.jpg 3
    5. 5. Original In-disguiseThe Internet is an international The Internet is an internationalmedium and although views will form and opinion might differ ondiffer on how it should be how is should be regulated inmanaged in other ways, all some ways, but everyone shouldcountries should be able to agree be in agreement on child abuseon legislation for child abuse and and pornography laws. Assessingpornography. Balancing the need the need to safeguard minorsto protect minors with the need with the requirement to preserveto maintain freedom of freedom of expression is aexpression is continuing to prove difficult problem.difficult.http://www.jisclegal.ac.uk/cybercrime/cybercrime.htmSource: http://www.ldu.leeds.ac.uk/plagiarism/examples.php
    6. 6. Mashup…. Stringing together sentences and ideas from a range of books and other resources to ‘create’ an essayImage source: Willys Pictures by Anthony Browne 4
    7. 7. Self stealer... Using work you have submitted alreadySource: 5
    8. 8. Misinformer… Providing inaccurate information regarding sources so they are impossible to findSource: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/60-really-cool-and-creative-error-404-pages/# 6
    9. 9. AggregatorIncluding propercitations but yourwork containsalmost nothingthat is original 7
    10. 10. Source: White Paper The Plagiarism Spectrum Turnitin
    11. 11. Missed-quote..Using exactsentences or phrasesfrom somebodyelse’s work withoutusing quotationmarks 8
    12. 12. Forget-me-lots Forgetting to cite sources altogether or not citing because you have forgotten where material was sourcedSource: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3255/2566961169_c1b32a13a3.jpg 9
    13. 13. Snap stealer… Using images, video or audio without acknowledgementSource: http://www.steverenner.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/video_01b.jpg 10
    14. 14. Is there anything you don’t have to cite? Common knowledgeSource: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/85/234656690_75d53f6a5c.jpg
    15. 15. Example:You could mention that emissions from cars areknown to have a detrimental effect on theenvironment without providing a reference.If you then went on to state the exactpercentage of carbon dioxide produced fromcar emissions then you would need to provide areference.
    16. 16. And now, a plagiarism test… Work with the person sitting next to you, look at the student work sample you have been given. Determine if (and how) plagiarism has taken place!Test materials courtesy of:
    17. 17. Plagiarism test answers 1 plagiarism 6 not plagiarism 2 not plagiarism 7 plagiarism 3 plagiarism 8 plagiarism 4 plagiarism 9 not plagiarism 5 plagiarism 10 plagiarismTest materials courtesy of:
    18. 18. More information…Visit TTS libguides @libguides.tts.edu.sg ‘Plagiarism’ THANKYOU
    19. 19. Bibliography:A Quick Guide to Plagiarism [online] A Sea Devil TV production Accessed 02/01/13 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnTPv9PtOooIndiana University Bloomington School of Education Plagiarism Test [0nline] accessed03/01/13 https://www.indiana.edu/~istd/test.htmlPlagiarism - University of Leeds Guide [online]Accessed 01/01/13: http://www.ldu.leeds.ac.uk/plagiarism/examples.phpTypes of Plagiarism [online] Accessed02/01/13http://plagiarism.org/resources/student-materialsWhite Paper: The Plagiarism Spectrum Turnitin [online] Accessed 01/01/13:www.turnitin.com