Using Technology to Combat Plagiarism

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  • Using Technology to Combat Plagiarism

    1. 1. Combating Plagiarism with Technology <ul><li>Nancy Collins </li></ul><ul><li>Pensacola Catholic High School </li></ul>
    2. 2. Technology is the Problem??? <ul><li>Using technology to get away with not reading the material </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology to get away with not writing the paper </li></ul>cc Margo C
    3. 3. Technology is the Solution!!! <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enforce policies with services such as Turnitin.com or Google (Deterrents not Incentives) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Engage the students in the process of writing </li></ul><ul><li>Empower the students with the written text </li></ul>
    4. 4. Projects that Engage and Empower
    5. 6. Wetpaint wiki: MyChaucer <ul><li>Students assigned sections of Canterbury Tales Prologue to read and translate </li></ul><ul><li>Students demonstrated understanding by creating a “ChaucerSpace” page for their pilgrim </li></ul><ul><li>Threaded discussions gave peer feedback and followup </li></ul>
    6. 7. ComicLife: World’s End <ul><li>Students assigned several apocalyptic stories to read </li></ul><ul><li>Students summarized their own “World’s End” story using photographs from Pensacola </li></ul>
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    8. 14. MANKIND
    9. 15. iMovie: Poetry Readings <ul><li>Students selected poetry from anthology </li></ul><ul><li>Students created video interpretations based on their understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Students presented their videos and interpretations to the class </li></ul>
    10. 16. The Waking <ul><li>Theodore Roethke </li></ul>
    11. 17. The Way Is One <ul><li>Original Tao Verse </li></ul><ul><li>by Chris Frasse </li></ul>
    12. 18. GoogleDocs and Google Earth: Candide LitTrip <ul><li>Students read Voltaire’s Candide </li></ul><ul><li>Student pairs were assigned a location and chapters from the book to summarize and analyze </li></ul><ul><li>Students wrote a summary in Google Docs and will create place marks in Google Earth </li></ul>
    13. 20. Closing Thoughts Technology engages students in a way that traditional writing activities do not. Technology creates a collaborative environment rather than a “top-down” hierarchy. Technology facilitates anytime/anywhere learning between students and teacher.

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