Plagiarism <ul><li>WHAT IS IT? </li></ul><ul><li>WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO ME? </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN I AVOID IT?  </li></...
Objective <ul><li>Students will  </li></ul><ul><li>Know  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The meaning of academic integrity </li></ul...
What is Integrity? <ul><li>Moral or ethical strength </li></ul>Source:  http://www.yourdictionary.com <ul><li>synonyms are...
Did you know? <ul><li>According to  Education Week ,  </li></ul><ul><li>74% of high school students admit  </li></ul><ul><...
What is  Plagiarism ? <ul><li>“ Plagiarism is using others’ ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of th...
<ul><li>Plagiarism is  theft  of intellectual property. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism is  cheating . </li></ul><ul><li>Plag...
“ But I Didn’t Mean To Cheat!” <ul><li>Intentional  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copying from another student’s test, quiz or hom...
Always Give Credit <ul><li>Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize an idea, text, or image, you must CITE YOUR SOURCE...
Some of the things that you think you know about plagiarism may be wrong. Carnegie Mellon University, Enhancing Education,...
Alive or dead, it does not matter.  If it is not your own idea, you must cite your source!!
The Plagiarism Handbook  by Roger A. Harris,  http://www.pyrczak.com/antiplagiarism/index.htm .
Paraphrasing <ul><li>You may have been told that if you put something into your own words, you need not cite.  </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Common knowledge consists of:  </li></ul><ul><li>Information that  is  easily observed  – the sky is blue, but not...
Consequences of plagiarism <ul><ul><li>College/ University Policies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receive an “F” in the ...
http://www3.babson.edu/Library/research/literature.cfm
Using Citation Machine
Finding the information on the Web Page Title of Web  Site Title of Web  Page
Author: Catherine Hughes Web URL
Use the most Current Date Publishing Organization
FOR MORE INFORMATION: The Copyright Crash Course, by Georgia K. Harper, 2001, University of Texas at Austin,  http://www.u...
“ Plagiarism Sites,” English Department, Jacksonville State University, Alabama,   http://www.jsu.edu/depart/english/treed...
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  1. 1. Plagiarism <ul><li>WHAT IS IT? </li></ul><ul><li>WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO ME? </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN I AVOID IT? </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCES FOR MORE INFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTATION BY JOYCE A. BRANNAN, TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN, JULIA TUTWILER LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA, LIVINGSTON, ALABAMA. </li></ul><ul><li>EDITED BY J. SLAGLE PATTERSON MILL MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL </li></ul><ul><li>REVISED BY S. SCHOLL HAVRE DE GRACE MIDDLE SCHOOL </li></ul>
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>Students will </li></ul><ul><li>Know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The meaning of academic integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The meaning of plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of academic dishonesty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify examples of plagiarism </li></ul></ul>http://vetahrix009.files.wordpress.com /2011/01/plagiarism_3.gif
  3. 3. What is Integrity? <ul><li>Moral or ethical strength </li></ul>Source: http://www.yourdictionary.com <ul><li>synonyms are: moral, righteous, principle, honorable </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of being honest: </li></ul><ul><li>synonyms are: Honorable, truthful, genuine, </li></ul><ul><li>upstanding, fair </li></ul>
  4. 4. Did you know? <ul><li>According to Education Week , </li></ul><ul><li>74% of high school students admit </li></ul><ul><li>to cheating at least once during </li></ul><ul><li>the past school year. (Plagiarism.org) </li></ul><ul><li>54% of high school students admitted </li></ul><ul><li>to plagiarizing from the Internet. (Plagiarism.org) </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Plagiarism ? <ul><li>“ Plagiarism is using others’ ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of that information.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Plagiarism: What it is and how to recognize and avoid it.” Writing Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Services. Bloomington: Indiana University, __. </li></ul>San Jose State University, Plagiarism Tutorial, http://130.65.109.143/plagiarism/tutorial/introduction.php .
  6. 6. <ul><li>Plagiarism is theft of intellectual property. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism is cheating . </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism may result in receiving an ‘ F’ or zero for the assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Notification home </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with administrator </li></ul><ul><li>http://tigerpaw.uwa.edu/admin5.htm .) </li></ul>Why is plagiarism important? Who really cares ?
  7. 7. “ But I Didn’t Mean To Cheat!” <ul><li>Intentional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copying from another student’s test, quiz or homework. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cutting and pasting from an article on the Internet and calling it your own. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unintentional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor note-taking skills which causes you to lose information and forget to cite a source. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing and not citing your source. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regardless of your intentions, plagiarizing is a serious offense and “I didn’t know” is not an excuse. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Always Give Credit <ul><li>Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize an idea, text, or image, you must CITE YOUR SOURCE. </li></ul><ul><li>That means—refer to it by name. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edline Resources </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Some of the things that you think you know about plagiarism may be wrong. Carnegie Mellon University, Enhancing Education, “Plagiarism and the Web.” http://www.cmu.edu/teaching/resources/plagiarism.html .
  10. 10. Alive or dead, it does not matter. If it is not your own idea, you must cite your source!!
  11. 11. The Plagiarism Handbook by Roger A. Harris, http://www.pyrczak.com/antiplagiarism/index.htm .
  12. 12. Paraphrasing <ul><li>You may have been told that if you put something into your own words, you need not cite. </li></ul><ul><li>This is incorrect . </li></ul><ul><li>The material is still someone else’s idea and requires acknowledgement. </li></ul>Paraphrasing requires a citation.
  13. 13. <ul><li>Common knowledge consists of: </li></ul><ul><li>Information that is easily observed – the sky is blue, but not a detailed explanation of why the sky is blue. </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly reported facts – George Washington was the first president of the United States, but not the information that historians have to say about Washington. </li></ul><ul><li>Common sayings such as proverbs – “Waste not, want not;” “Look before you leap.” </li></ul><ul><li>Common knowledge does not need to be cited, but be sure that what you are using really is common knowledge. When in doubt ask either your instructor or a librarian. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Consequences of plagiarism <ul><ul><li>College/ University Policies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receive an “F” in the course. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receive a “zero” on that assignment. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expelled from school </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discrediting of work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of license/ability to practice </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. http://www3.babson.edu/Library/research/literature.cfm
  16. 16. Using Citation Machine
  17. 17. Finding the information on the Web Page Title of Web Site Title of Web Page
  18. 18. Author: Catherine Hughes Web URL
  19. 19. Use the most Current Date Publishing Organization
  20. 20. FOR MORE INFORMATION: The Copyright Crash Course, by Georgia K. Harper, 2001, University of Texas at Austin, http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/IntellectualProperty/cprtindx.htm . This site explains copyright and fair use in easy to understand language. Online! A reference guide to using Internet sources, by Andrew Harnock and Eugene Kleppinger, 2003, http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/online/index.html . This site includes links to many citation styles. OWL, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University, “Research and Documenting Sources,” http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research . This site contains explanations and examples of many aspects of writing a paper.
  21. 21. “ Plagiarism Sites,” English Department, Jacksonville State University, Alabama, http://www.jsu.edu/depart/english/treed/plagiarism.html . A compiled list of sites dealing with plagiarism. “ Plagiarism in the News,” Bridgewater College Online Writing Lab, Bridgewater, Virginia, http://www.bridgewater.edu/WritingCenter/Workshops/PlagiarismCases.htm . A discussion of recent legal cases involving plagiarism. This presentation has been prepared by Joyce A. Brannan, Julia Tutwiler Library, University of West Alabama, Livingston, Alabama, 35470. 2004. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License .

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