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1 Powerpoint by Dr. Lee Kem PlagiarismPowerpoint by Dr. Lee Kem
2 Graduate Assignments BUT Write something new and original Improve on and/or disagree with those same opinionsMake your own significant contributionUse your own words and your own voiceDevelop a topic based on what has already been said or writtenRely on experts’ and authorities’ opinionsGive credit to previous researchersImprove your English to fit into a discourse community by building on what you hear and readBUT
4 What is Plagiarism? According to Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary: To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s ownTo use (another’s production) without crediting the sourceTo commit literary theftTo present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source
5 Can words and ideas really be stolen? According to U.S. law, yes. The expression of original ideas is considered intellectual property. They are, just like original inventions, protected by copyright laws.
6 What is considered plagiarism? Turning in someone else’s work as your ownCopying words or ideas from someone else without giving creditFailing to put a quotation in quotation marksGiving incorrect information about the source of a quotationChanging words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving creditCopying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or not
7 Types of PlagiarismClone: Submitting another’s work, word-for-word, as one’s ownCTRL-C: Contains significant portions of text from a single source without alterationsFIND-REPLACE: Changing key words and phrases but retaining the essential content of the sourceREMIX: Paraphrases from multiple sources, made to fit togetherRECYCLE: Borrows generously from the writer’s previous work without citation
8 Types of Plagiarism (continued) Hybrid: Combines perfectly cited sources with copied passages without citationMashup: Mixes copied material from multiple sources404 Error: Includes citations to non-existent or inaccurate information about sourcesAggregator: Includes proper citation to sources but the paper contains almost no original workRe-Tweet: Includes proper citation, but relies too closely on the text’s original wording and/or structure
9 10 Types of Plagiarism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF5eFeJMplA This video discusses the different types of Plagiarism listed in the previous slides.
10 Understand how to paraphrase a text From 10 Types of PlagiarismWHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW?Understand how to paraphrase a textHow to document or cite a source (use APA formatting)How to use research so paper contains original content
11 How can you ----- Understand how to paraphrase a text? How to document or cite a source (use APA formatting)?How to use research so paper contains original content?
12 On the hdl webpage at the bottom of the page: APA Resources- APA style and Writing resourcesOther APA and Writing/Research Information