ACADEMIC HONESTY Don’t plagiarize!
What is plagiarism? <ul><li>Plagiarism is academic stealing and lying.  An individual uses someone else’s words or ideas a...
What kinds of things need to be documented? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines and news...
What are examples of plagiarism? <ul><li>Word for word copying from a source without using quotes and citing the source. <...
What does the teacher consider plagiarism? <ul><li>Copying someone else’s homework in class or during study hall because y...
Do I have to cite EVERYTHING???? <ul><li>No, information that is considered to be common knowledge does not have to be doc...
How do I know if it’s common knowledge? <ul><li>Examples of common knowledge: </li></ul><ul><li>Dates of events </li></ul>...
Who is guilty of plagiarism? <ul><li>If you write an essay, do an assignment or present information that is not your own w...
Don’t be like Vanilla Ice! <ul><li>Vanilla Ice sampled from David Bowie and Queen’s song Under Pressure without permission...
Plagiarism is humiliating!  Don’t do it! <ul><li>Milli Vanilli was a pop group that became popular in the late 80s and ear...
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Academic Honesty

  1. 1. ACADEMIC HONESTY Don’t plagiarize!
  2. 2. What is plagiarism? <ul><li>Plagiarism is academic stealing and lying. An individual uses someone else’s words or ideas and fails to give proper, if any, credit to the original source. </li></ul><ul><li>(Standley Lake High School Policy, 1) </li></ul>
  3. 3. What kinds of things need to be documented? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines and newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Radio or television </li></ul><ul><li>Speeches </li></ul><ul><li>Government sources </li></ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul>
  4. 4. What are examples of plagiarism? <ul><li>Word for word copying from a source without using quotes and citing the source. </li></ul><ul><li>Letting someone else hand in your work as their own. </li></ul><ul><li>Turning in someone else’s work as your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Copying another person’s work. </li></ul><ul><li>Having someone else do an assignment for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing or summarizing a document without documentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Buying a paper/assignment and turning it in as your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting and pasting from a web site and saying it’s your work. </li></ul><ul><li>Working together with someone without the teacher’s permission . </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does the teacher consider plagiarism? <ul><li>Copying someone else’s homework in class or during study hall because you didn’t finish yours. </li></ul><ul><li>Taking notes word for word from a PowerPoint or the textbook and then putting those exact words into an essay. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing work when you weren’t given permission to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>Group work where only one person actually does the work and everyone else copies it. </li></ul><ul><li>Researching outside information for an essay and not documenting where it came from. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do I have to cite EVERYTHING???? <ul><li>No, information that is considered to be common knowledge does not have to be documented. </li></ul><ul><li>(Lancaster High School, 1) </li></ul>
  7. 7. How do I know if it’s common knowledge? <ul><li>Examples of common knowledge: </li></ul><ul><li>Dates of events </li></ul><ul><li>Names of important people </li></ul><ul><li>Facts about specific historical events </li></ul><ul><li>Most information in your textbooks. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who is guilty of plagiarism? <ul><li>If you write an essay, do an assignment or present information that is not your own work or your own ideas, you are guilty of plagiarism. </li></ul><ul><li>If you allow someone to copy your work, ideas or assignment and turn it in as their own, you are guilty of plagiarism. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Don’t be like Vanilla Ice! <ul><li>Vanilla Ice sampled from David Bowie and Queen’s song Under Pressure without permission. </li></ul><ul><li>He claimed it was not copied because he changed one note. </li></ul><ul><li>He ended up settling out of court with them for over $500,000. Vanilla Ice is now “uncool.” </li></ul><ul><li>This is a perfect example of why you can’t just change one word in a sentence and call it your own! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Plagiarism is humiliating! Don’t do it! <ul><li>Milli Vanilli was a pop group that became popular in the late 80s and early 90s. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1990 they won a Grammy for best new artist. </li></ul><ul><li>It was then revealed that they had lip synched the album and their Grammy was revoked. Their reputation was forever ruined. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism follows you through life! Don’t do it! </li></ul>

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