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Plagiarism, Paraphrasing and Summarizing

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Paraphrase Craze. Plagiarism Checker. A list of key features: 1.

Plagiarism Checker

Billions of web pages This tool has the ability to check plagiarism by matching your content against billions of webpages on the Internet. Once you upload your content, it will automatically run it against every existing content on the web within seconds, making it the most sophisticated yet fastest plagiarism scanner you'll ever come across in your lifetime. 2. It has an option for automatically rewriting the content you run on it in just one click. 3. Our similarity checker allows you to upload different formats of documents including .doc, .docx, .txt, .tex, .rtf, .odt, and .pdf. 4. With this free online plagiarism test tool, not only are you able to upload different formats of documents, you can also check plagiarism via a website URL. Paraphrasing tool. Paraphrasing tool. Plagiarismpracticeworksheet_000.pdf. When do you have to cite your sources?

Pre-Test Your Knowledge. 1.

Pre-Test Your Knowledge

Copying and pasting from the Internet can be done without citing the Internet page, because everything on the Internet is common knowledge and can be used without citation. 2. You don't have to use quotation marks when you quote an author as long as you cite the author's name at the end of the paragraph. True False.

Summarizing. Strategies for Reading ComprehensionSummarizing What Is Summarizing?


Summarizing is how we take larger selections of text and reduce them to their bare essentials: the gist, the key ideas, the main points that are worth noting and remembering. Webster's calls a summary the "general idea in brief form"; it's the distillation, condensation, or reduction of a larger work into its primary notions. What Are We Doing When We Summarize? We strip away the extra verbiage and extraneous examples. When You Ask Your Students to Summarize, What Usually Happens? They write down everything they write down next to nothing they give me complete sentences they write way too much they don't write enough they copy word for word What Did You Want Them To Do? Pull out main ideas focus on key details use key words and phrases break down the larger ideas write only enough to convey the gist take succinct but complete notes How Can I Teach My Students to Summarize?

Here are a few ideas; try one...try them all. All About Plagiarism Tutorial.

Advanced activities

Simple activities. The Up-Goer Five Text Editor. When people grow things, they add food to the ground to grow more for people to eat.

The Up-Goer Five Text Editor

Sometimes that food does not stay in the ground and ends up in the water. It makes things grow there, too. The things that grow in the water make people sick. I help people who grow things in the ground for us to eat keep the food on the ground and not in the water so we don't get sick. 7 Resources for Detecting and Preventing Plagiarism. 1.

7 Resources for Detecting and Preventing Plagiarism

The first thing I do when I want to check a student's work for plagiarism is to do a quick search on Google. If you notice that a student has strung together some phrases that you don't think they've written, put the suspected phrase inside quotation marks and search. You may want to search on Google as well as on Google Scholar. For more Internet search tools and strategies please see my free ebook Beyond Google - Improve Your Search Results. Plagiarism Resources. The Press: cheating ok? Cheating was, is and probably always will be a fact of life.

The Press: cheating ok?

Recently, technology has provided new ways to cheat, but advanced electronics can't be blamed for our increasing willingness to tolerate it. Once upon a time, being an honorable person included the notion that your word was your bond, and integrity was a crucial element in establishing a good reputation. At least, that was part of the narrative that made up our social compact. My teaching experience tells me, however, that lying and cheating are seen by a lot of kids today as a crucial part of any path to success. The only shame is in getting caught. Students tell me that math is the easiest course in which to cheat because they can program calculators before a test and cheat undetected. Compounding the problem is the fact that many students aren't fully aware of what constitutes cheating.

A few weeks ago, a student took my final exam in the morning and gave the answers to someone who was taking it that afternoon. CIIA: Teaching and Learning Resources - Copyright and Plagiarism. Plagiarism and ESL Writers. Summary: This resource provides a look at plagiarism and the unique situation faced by many ESL writers working and learning in North American Academic contexts.

Plagiarism and ESL Writers

Additional information on plagiarism in general can be found one the Purdue OWL by visiting: Avoiding Plagiarism. Exercises on plagiarism can be found on the Purdue OWL by visiting: Safe Practices: An Exercise. Contributors: Stacy Nall, Ghada M. GherwashLast Edited: 2013-08-12 10:05:58 Introduction Do you find yourself struggling to meet your instructor’s expectations for your writing when you are learning not only the subject matter, but also the English language? According to scholars like Pat Currie and Alastair Pennycook, writers new to the English language might copy language from published works in order to cope with their challenging learning situations and busy academic schedules.