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University - College Of Arts and Sciences - Plagiarism "Academic Integrity is expected of every Cornell Student in all academic undertakings. Integrity entails a firm adherence to a set of values, and the values most essential to an academic community are grounded on the concept of honesty with respect to the intellectual efforts of oneself and others." - Cornell Code of Academic Integrity, p. 1 Plagiarism is the unacknowledged use of the words or ideas of others. It is the most common form of academic integrity violation at Cornell, comprising over 60% of all reported cases within the last three years. This web presentation will introduce you to Cornell's policy on plagiarism and review ways of avoiding common errors. - Information Literacy Released Information literacy is the ability to discover and use various types of information. It's an essential skill for navigating the information age. Watch this course to learn about strategies for finding information—from a library, archive, database, or the Internet—and the ethics of using it. Librarian Elsa Loftis discusses different types of resources and explains how to evaluate their usefulness and trustworthiness.

Reading Skills: A compilation of games created by devoted teachers and organizations. Language Arts and Reading Skills Mixed: Literacy Games and Activities More Spelling Games Reading Comprehension Commonly confused words Take a look at these two sentences – one of them contains a mistake: I poured over book after book. We pored over the catalogues. Are you uncertain which one is right? Interesting, Easy, Beautiful, True? I’ve been doing a few interviews to promote my book, The Visual Miscellaneum, and a question keeps coming up. What makes good information design? This is the point where I go a bit glassy. To be honest, I don’t know. I am unschooled in both information (I was a college dropout) and design (I am a self-taught designer).

Plagiarism for Dummies: Why Cheating Students Are Missing the Point of Education To hear college professors tell it, the current wave of student cheating and plagiarism is brand new to higher education. Alas, student plagiarism, especially of the "Can I use your paper for my assignment?" variety, has probably been around since there has been organized schooling, let alone colleges or universities. Blog - EasyBib Writing Center We recently posted, “10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article,” which highlighted key items to look for on a website when determining its credibility. The infographic found here summarizes the content from the blog post and students can use it as a guide when using news sources in research. […] The use of innovative technology by presidents to address the nation isn’t a new concept. Abraham Lincoln was one of the first presidents to use the telegram, Franklin Roosevelt spoke via radio through his Fireside Chats, and Harry Truman was the first president to broadcast on TV. It isn’t too […] President Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States of America will be remembered as one of the most watched and talked about events of the year.

150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively It doesn't matter if you're a student or a professional writer: there's always something new to learn and ways to make your writing more refined, better researched, and more effective. Writing is essential for students who want to succeed, whether they're enrolled in one of the top online colleges or an Ivy League university. As essential as it is, learning to write well isn't easy. The best practices for writing and research can sometimes be subjective, and the finer points of syntax and style often take a backseat to looming deadlines and strict citation guidelines. Luckily, there are many helpful resources that make it easier to build on your existing skills while learning new ones.

Quick Grammar Review Introduction "The complexities of English are such that the authorities themselves often stumble." — Bill Bryson, The Mother Tongue The material on this site is intended to serve as a brief review of English grammar. A few common problems in writing mechanics are also highlighted. Learning Theory.html <table width=90% cellpadding=10><tr><td bgcolor=ff4447><span><h1>WARNING:</h1><b>JavaScript is turned OFF. None of the links on this concept map will <br />work until it is reactivated. <p><a href=" If you need help turning JavaScript On, click here.

Plagiarism What is Plagiarism and Why is it Important? In college courses, we are continually engaged with other people’s ideas: we read them in texts, hear them in lecture, discuss them in class, and incorporate them into our own writing. As a result, it is very important that we give credit where it is due. Plagiarism is using others’ ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of that information. How Can Students Avoid Plagiarism? To avoid plagiarism, you must give credit whenever you use