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PLAGIARISM Just DON’T Do It!
What is it?
DEFINITION   <ul><li>“ To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own.” </li></ul><ul><li>- from the L...
AU Student Handbook <ul><li>Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s words, ideas or data as one’s own work.   </l...
AU Student Handbook <ul><li>By placing his/her name on work submitted for credit, the student certifies the originality of...
AU Student Handbook <ul><li>1. Whenever one quotes another person’s actual works; </li></ul><ul><li>2. Whenever one uses a...
Quotes <ul><li>“ A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dor...
Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, a mo...
Should have been in quotes! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. Aft...
Should have credited source! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. Af...
Even better! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, accordi...
Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. It’s her job to...
Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. According to  D...
Borrowing Facts, Statistics, or other Illustrative Materials Right or Wrong? <ul><li>Jupiter is the largest planet in the ...
Borrowing Facts, Statistics, or other Illustrative Materials <ul><li>South Carolina, the Palmetto State, comprises 31,111 ...
Right <ul><li>According to the  2005, World Almanac and Book of Facts,  South Carolina, the Palmetto State, comprises 31,1...
Citing within the research paper <ul><li>According to  According to According to </li></ul><ul><li>According to  According...
Parenthetical Documentation <ul><li>Parenthetical Documentation allows the writer to give credit to his/her sources by ref...
Example <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. That is because “a moth...
University Home Page
Library Webpage
Research Assistance
Documentation Styles
Documentation Styles <ul><li>Groves, R. (1975).  Concepts of kinesiology . Philadelphia: Saunders.  </li></ul><ul><li>Grov...
 
BibMe
 
Fabrication <ul><li>Fabrication is the intentional use of invented information or the falsification of research or other f...
Fabrication <ul><li>1. Citation of information not taken from the source indicated. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Listing sources i...
Fabrication (cont.) <ul><li>3. Inventing data or source information for research or other academic exercise. </li></ul><ul...
Penalties <ul><li>A student guilty of the first offense of academic dishonesty will receive as maximum penalty a grade of ...
Penalties (cont.) <ul><li>2.  A student guilty of the second offense of academic dishonesty will receive a grade of “F” fo...
Examples of Plagiarism / Fabrication <ul><li>Submitting someone else’s work as your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Including parts...
Examples of Plagiarism / Fabrication (cont.) <ul><li>Omitting documentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Quoting without citing the ...
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? <ul><li>“ Glass, China, and Reputation are easily crack’d and never well mended.” </li></ul><ul><li>-...
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? <ul><li>“ I didn't begin cheating until late in my career, when I needed something to help me survive...
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT  TO STUDENTS? <ul><li>F on the paper or class. </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension or Expulsion </li></ul><ul...
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT  IN THE REAL WORLD? <ul><li>Loss of Job </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Damage ...
TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>Plagiarism is stealing. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s words...
TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>4. Fabrication is listing sources in a bibliography not used in the exercise, unless directed by th...
TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>7. Plagiarism is omitting documentation. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Plagiarism is paraphrasing someone el...
TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>9. According to the Anderson College Handbook, a student found guilty of a first offense of academi...
 
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  1. 1. PLAGIARISM Just DON’T Do It!
  2. 2. What is it?
  3. 3. DEFINITION <ul><li>“ To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own.” </li></ul><ul><li>- from the Latin plagiarus - kidnapper </li></ul><ul><li>-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 1999 </li></ul>
  4. 4. AU Student Handbook <ul><li>Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s words, ideas or data as one’s own work. </li></ul>
  5. 5. AU Student Handbook <ul><li>By placing his/her name on work submitted for credit, the student certifies the originality of all work not otherwise identified by appropriate acknowledgements. </li></ul>
  6. 6. AU Student Handbook <ul><li>1. Whenever one quotes another person’s actual works; </li></ul><ul><li>2. Whenever one uses another person’s idea, opinion or theory, even if it is completely paraphrased in one’s own words; </li></ul><ul><li>3. Whenever one borrows facts, statistics, or other illustrative materials, unless the information is common knowledge. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quotes <ul><li>“ A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dorothy Fischer, from Her Son’s Wife , ch.37 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, a mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Should have been in quotes! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, “ a mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Should have credited source! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, according to Dorothy Fisher , “a mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Even better! <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. After all, according to Dorothy Fisher in her book, Her Son’s Wife , “a mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. It’s her job to make leaning unnecessary. </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG! </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrases must also be cited! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Right or Wrong? <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. According to Dorothy Fischer, it’s the mother’s job to make leaning unnecessary. </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Borrowing Facts, Statistics, or other Illustrative Materials Right or Wrong? <ul><li>Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. </li></ul><ul><li>OK! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Borrowing Facts, Statistics, or other Illustrative Materials <ul><li>South Carolina, the Palmetto State, comprises 31,111 sq. mi., of which 12,257,000 acres is forested. </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Right <ul><li>According to the 2005, World Almanac and Book of Facts, South Carolina, the Palmetto State, comprises 31,111 sq. mi., of which 12,257,000 acres is forested. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Citing within the research paper <ul><li>According to According to According to </li></ul><ul><li>According to According to According to </li></ul><ul><li>According to According to According to According to According to According to According to According to According to According to According to According to </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Parenthetical Documentation </li></ul>
  18. 18. Parenthetical Documentation <ul><li>Parenthetical Documentation allows the writer to give credit to his/her sources by referring the reader to a bibliography at the end of the paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Works Cited Page (MLA Style) </li></ul><ul><li>References Page (APA Style) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Example <ul><li>It can be argued that a mother hasn’t done her job if her children still need her. That is because “a mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” (Fischer 113) </li></ul>Parenthetical Citation
  20. 20. University Home Page
  21. 21. Library Webpage
  22. 22. Research Assistance
  23. 23. Documentation Styles
  24. 24. Documentation Styles <ul><li>Groves, R. (1975). Concepts of kinesiology . Philadelphia: Saunders. </li></ul><ul><li>Groves, Roger. Concepts of Kinesiology . Philadelphia: Saunders, 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>Groves, Roger. Concepts of Kinesiology . Philadelphia: Saunders, 1975. </li></ul>APA MLA Chicago
  25. 26. BibMe
  26. 28. Fabrication <ul><li>Fabrication is the intentional use of invented information or the falsification of research or other findings with the intent to deceive. </li></ul><ul><li>- Anderson College Student Handbook </li></ul>
  27. 29. Fabrication <ul><li>1. Citation of information not taken from the source indicated. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Listing sources in a bibliography not used in the academic exercise, unless directed by the instructor to list references consulted even if not cited. </li></ul>
  28. 30. Fabrication (cont.) <ul><li>3. Inventing data or source information for research or other academic exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Submitting as one’s own any academic exercise (e.g., written work, printing, sculpture, etc.) prepared totally or in part by another, including purchased term papers. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Taking a test for someone else or permitting someone else to take a test in one’s place. </li></ul>
  29. 31. Penalties <ul><li>A student guilty of the first offense of academic dishonesty will receive as maximum penalty a grade of “F” for the course. Lesser penalties will be left to the discretion of the instructor. Allowing a student accused of a violation to withdraw from or drop the course is not an appropriate action. </li></ul><ul><li>- Anderson University Student Development Guide </li></ul>
  30. 32. Penalties (cont.) <ul><li>2. A student guilty of the second offense of academic dishonesty will receive a grade of “F” for the course, may be suspended for a period of one semester (to be enforced during the next semester), and may be permanently dismissed from Anderson University. </li></ul><ul><li>- Anderson University Student Guide </li></ul>
  31. 33. Examples of Plagiarism / Fabrication <ul><li>Submitting someone else’s work as your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Including parts of someone else’s works within your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing false documentation – both incorrectly cited and made up sources. </li></ul>
  32. 34. Examples of Plagiarism / Fabrication (cont.) <ul><li>Omitting documentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Quoting without citing the source. </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing without citing the source. </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting and pasting off the internet. </li></ul>
  33. 35. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? <ul><li>“ Glass, China, and Reputation are easily crack’d and never well mended.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Benjamin Franklin </li></ul><ul><li>“ All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Scott Alexander </li></ul>
  34. 36. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? <ul><li>“ I didn't begin cheating until late in my career, when I needed something to help me survive. I didn't cheat when I won the twenty-five games in 1961. I don't want anybody to get any ideas and take my Cy Young Award away. And I didn't cheat in 1963 when I won twenty-four games. Well, maybe a little.” - Whitey Ford </li></ul>
  35. 37. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO STUDENTS? <ul><li>F on the paper or class. </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension or Expulsion </li></ul><ul><li>Revocation of Admittance or Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Revocation of Thesis or Degree </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to Get a Good Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents Learning / Leaves Cheater Unprepared for a Career </li></ul>
  36. 38. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT IN THE REAL WORLD? <ul><li>Loss of Job </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Damage to the Employer or Institution </li></ul><ul><li>Lawsuits </li></ul>
  37. 39. TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>Plagiarism is stealing. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s words, ideas or data as one’s own work. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Fabrication is the intentional use of invented information or the falsification of research or other finings with the intent to deceive. </li></ul>TRUE TRUE TRUE
  38. 40. TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>4. Fabrication is listing sources in a bibliography not used in the exercise, unless directed by the instructor to list references consulted even if not cited. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Plagiarism is including parts of someone else’s work within your own. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Plagiarism is providing false documentation. </li></ul>TRUE TRUE TRUE
  39. 41. TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>7. Plagiarism is omitting documentation. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Plagiarism is paraphrasing someone else’s ideas without citing the source. </li></ul>TRUE TRUE
  40. 42. TRUE OR FALSE? <ul><li>9. According to the Anderson College Handbook, a student found guilty of a first offense of academic dishonesty will receive as maximum penalty a grade of “F” for the course. </li></ul><ul><li>10. A second offense will result in a maximum penalty of permanent dismissal. </li></ul>TRUE TRUE

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