the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
Which of the following would be considered plagiarism?
Using the internet for worksheets
Plagiarism - copy and paste, only changing a few words
Not Plagiarism - using the internet to gain the knowledge, then using that knowledge and your prior knowledge to formulate your own answer
What do you need to do to use the information and NOT plagiarize?
Plagiarism in Essays and Research Papers
Cite everything that is not common knowledge
Citations should be in text and with a Works Cited page
If you used another source for anything - cite it!
When in doubt, CITE
3 Parts of a Citation
"According to Abby Young-Powell in her article for The Guardian, ....."
In Line Citation
Plagiarism is a growing promlem in the age of the internet. (Young-Powell)
"In an age of online referencing and essay mills, it’s easier than ever for students to plagiarise (wittingly or not)." (Young-Powell)
You only have to cite your source if you use a direct quote.
Young-Powell, Abby. "How Serious is Essay Plagiarism". The Guardian. December 30, 2017. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/dec/30/is-plagiarism-really-a-growing-problem-in-universities. Accessed February 25, 2021.
Which of the following would NOT need to be cited?
When is something "Common Knowledge"?
Information that is easily found in five or more sources UNCITED is considered common knowledge
When in doubt...CITE
Plagiarism can be accidental.
Avoid Accidental Plagiarism
Take notes and cite as you go.
Use quotes for opinions and other lengthy explanations (know when to block quote).
Don't forget the signal lines to attribute ideas to authors
Know how to properly format citations
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