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To use someone else’s words without giving credit to the original author. To use someone else’s ideas without giving credit to the original source. PLAGIARISM
m Passing in work as your own when it is not. Improper citations and or quotations. Using someone else’s words with no recognition for original source.
m Using someone else’s ideas with no recognition for original source. Using most of a sentence or sentence composition with no recognition for original source. Copying word for word with improper or no quotation marks.
Teaching your students about plagiarism and how to avoid it can be the first line of defense when it comes to preventing it. Avoids Plagiarism Proper Paraphrasing Proper Quotations Proper Citing
Tell the students about the different styles, and be clear about which style they need to use in your class. Teach the students about that particular style. Give the students resources to use for referencing that style. MLAAPACHICAGO
Teach students when and how to use quotations. Taking all the words as they are written from a source. Key elements- Reformat quoted material to fit context. Adjust quotation marks within quotes. Reformat longer quotes to standout. Teach students when and how to use quotations.
Teach students what paraphrasing is and how to do it. Restating the contents of sentence in different words. Key elements- Changing the sentence structure. Not using any of the same words.
Many steps can be used to help prevent plagiarism in the classroom. Teaching proper citation techniques. Using task development for assignments. Breaking down assignments into smaller ones. Creating detailed questions for assignments.
Have students do specific tasks. Assign group work Assign oral presentations Brain storm ideas Get them thinking!
Have students work on the assignment in chunks that need to be submitted. Have students submit plans for work. Have students turn in summaries of completed work done thus far on projects.
Use specific questions Use unique perspectives Use questions that are not typical and may be harder to find preexisting papers on.
Reference discrepancies Missing sources Missing quotations Layout discrepancies Formatting changes Style changes Detection websites For teachers For students
Detection websites work much like a search engine. They search with their database for matching text within the document submitted. Detection websites work much like a search engine. They search with their database for matching text within the document submitted.
Plagiarism match mistakes are occasionally made because common words or phrases do get flagged. Paraphrasing is harder to detect.
Saves the teacher much needed time and energy Decreases likelihood of plagiarism in the first place if students know they will have to submit their paper to one of these sites. Helps prevent future plagiarism of the papers turned in. Detection websites provide teachers with an easy way to detect plagiarism.
Paper Rater Tells students if their paper shows elements of plagiarism Also edits papers for simple spelling and grammar mistakes http://www.paperrater.com/ Perdue Owl Information about how to avoid plagiarism http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589 /01/ http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589 /01/
Plagiarism.org (2012). What is Plagiarism? http://www.plagiarism.org/ Baylor Electronic Resources. Plagiarism Prevention and Detection. http://www.baylor.edu/lib/electrres/index.php?id=30504 OWL Perdue Online Writing Lab. Overview and contradictions. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/01/ Bailey, J. (2011). The limitation of plagiarism checker. Plagiarism Today. http://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2011/12/07/the-limitation-of-every-plagiarism-checker/