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This presentation is part of the Aspects to Consider section of the Time4 Online conference It provides a scenario of plagiarism, definition, and links to useful material online about information literacy. Presentation put together by Sarah O'Sullivan, CORE Education.

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  2. 8. <ul><li>What is plagiarism? </li></ul><ul><li>According to the electronic edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, plagiarism is defined as “The action or practice of plagiarizing; the wrongful appropriation or purloining, and publication as one’s own, of the ideas, or the expression of the ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc.) of another.” </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism has become “easier” with technological advances such as web searching and copying and pasting. </li></ul>Plagiarism Plagiarism
  3. 9. <ul><li>What can be done? </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to gather information from a variety of sources to form their ideas, synthesize and present their information (with references and sources acknowledged). </li></ul><ul><li>Find out more from… </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks for Schools </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Learning Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie McKenzie </li></ul>Plagiarism Plagiarism
  4. 10. Landmarks for Schools - David Warlick Combating Plagiarism Landmarks Digital Index Card Evaluating Internet-based Information: A goals-based approach Plagiarism Plagiarism
  5. 11. ICT Learning Experiences A Plague on Plagiarism - ICT Learning Experience This ICT Learning Experience details a method of encouraging students to consider copyright and plagiarism issues when researching information. Students were encouraged to explore print and online sources, and evaluate their usefulness. Blank dot-jot templates are provided for note-making. Developed by Pakuranga/Farm Cove Cluster as part of the ICT Professional Development Clusters Project. Plagiarism Plagiarism
  6. 12. From Now On - Jamie McKenzie The New Plagiarism - Seven Antidotes to Prevent Highway Robbery in an Electronic Age The Research Cycle From Now On - articles on Information Literacy Plagiarism Plagiarism
  7. 13. <ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some ways you can participate on after viewing this presentation and looking at the recommended links: </li></ul><ul><li>Forum - Ask questions, make a comment, or share with others what you have done in your school or class to combat plagiarism. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing tool - if you have any resources or material you have created (relating to plagiarism or information literacy) that you are willing to share with others, upload it to the site. </li></ul>Plagiarism Plagiarism