background preloader

Turnitin : Results : Plagiarism Spectrum

Turnitin : Results : Plagiarism Spectrum

http://turnitin.com/assets/en_us/media/plagiarism_spectrum.php

Related:  Ethical ResourcesEthical Use of Information in the 21st CenturyEthical Use of InformationEthical Use of Information for Elementary students

Standards For Students 2b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices. Positive behaviors Interactions that convey a portrait of the way you want to be perceived and healthy interactions with technology itself, for example, moderating the time online or gaming, ergonomic issues and balancing use of media with daily physical activity. Safe behaviors Interactions that keep you out of harm’s way, for example, knowing the identity of who you are interacting with; how much and what kind information you release online; protecting oneself from scams, phishing schemes and poor purchasing practices (e-commerce theft). Legal behaviors Interactions that are mindful of the law, for example, abiding by copyright and fair use, respecting network protections by not hacking them and not using another’s identity.

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual property, it is imperative that we are conscious of plagiarism guidelines and standards. The reality is, in many facets of life, when we make mistakes, we can claim ignorance. But when it comes to plagiarizing, there is little slack given; we are all expected to understand plagiarism guidelines and what constitutes a violation. While plagiarism is never considered acceptable, there are varying levels of severity with different types of plagiarism violations. referenceandinformationresources / Plagiarism Resources Tutorials: Two brief videos from ABC News (one focuses on the videos available on YouTube that "teach" cheating): From Connect with Kids: High Tech Cheating A brief video and article (August 18th, 2010)

Tools for Teaching Cyber Ethics Everyone knows someone who has commited a cyber crime. Perhaps you downloaded a song you shouldn't have or maybe somebody else's research was a little more helpful than it should have been. Students are no different and the temptation to commit cyber crimes exists in every school. Are our schools filled with budding cyber criminals unaware of the consequences of their online activities? Should educators scramble to institute a formal cyber ethics curriculum? Or should schools ban the use of the Internet?

Purdue OWL website Summary: This page provides resources for grades 7-12 instructors and students Contributors:Lauren Huebsch, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2014-06-24 12:19:35 For resources specifically created for grades 7-12 students, see the other resources in this section. Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt Examples: I would be plagiarizing if I were to write an essay about the walrus and said: The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful. As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful.

Teaching Ethical Behavior in the Global World of Information and the New AASL Standards, School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2008-Dec The American Association of School Librarians "Standards for the 21st Century Learner" (2007) expresses nine fundamental common beliefs. One of these beliefs is that "ethical behavior in the use of information must be taught" (AASL 2007, 1). It is important for library media specialists to understand that teaching ethical behavior is much more than teaching students about plagiarism. In this article, the author focuses on the explanation of ethical principles as well as steps, learning activities, and tools to assist upper elementary through high school library media specialists and content teachers in teaching ethical behavior in the global world of information and the new AASL standards. The learning tasks are focused on problem solving in realistic situations rather than just learning bodies of content. This approach is inspired by the writing of Richard J.

APA Citation Guide Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). Learning Strategy 3: Summarizing Learning Strategy 3: Summarizing Robert Harris Version Date: February 27, 2014 What is a Summary? While a paraphrase (see Learning Strategy 2) changes a sentence or two into the about the same number of your own words, a summary condenses the source material into fewer words.

A dozen ways to teach ethical and safe technology use From the draft of my Survival Skills book: A dozen ways to teach and promote ethical and safe technology use Responsible teachers recognize that schools must give students the understandings and skills they need to stay safe not just in school, but outside of school where most Internet use by young people occurs. Turabian Citation Guide Notes-Bibliography Style: Sample Citations The following examples illustrate citations using notes-bibliography style. Examples of notes are followed by shortened versions of citations to the same source. For more details and many more examples, see chapters 16 and 17 of Turabian.

Learning Strategy 2: Paraphrasing Learning Strategy 2: Paraphrasing Robert Harris Version Date: February 27, 2014 A paraphrase is a restatement of an idea into your own words. You turn a sentence you have read or heard into about the same number of your own words. Different words, same meaning.

Related:  Ethical Use of Information