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What Is Plagiarism?

What Is Plagiarism?

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by Denise Borck, William James Middle School Media Specialist Robie is an experienced traveler. She’s taken the flight from Honolulu to the Midway Atoll, a group of Pacific islands where her parents live, many times. When she has to get to Midway in a hurry after a visit with her aunt in Hawaii, she gets on the next cargo flight at the last minute. She knows the pilot, but on this flight, there’s a new co-pilot named Max. All systems are go until a storm hits during the flight. The only passenger, Robie doesn’t panic until the engine suddenly cuts out and Max shouts at her to put on a life jacket.

Plagiarism Costs Degree for Senator John Walsh The Army War College rescinded the master’s degree of Senator John E. Walsh on Friday, determining that Mr. Walsh, a Montana Democrat, plagiarized his final paper there in 2007. Mr. Walsh, a retired colonel in the National Guard, withdrew from this year’s election in August, weeks after The New York Times reported that he had copied large portions of the paper he submitted as a requirement to graduate from the War College. “The Army War College commandant notified Mr. Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. Plagiarism What this handout is about This handout explains what plagiarism is and outlines steps students can follow to avoid plagiarizing. What is plagiarism? At UNC, plagiarism is defined as “the deliberate or reckless representation of another’s words, thoughts, or ideas as one’s own without attribution in connection with submission of academic work, whether graded or otherwise.” (Instrument of Student Judicial Governance, Section II.B.1.). Because it is considered a form of cheating, the Office of the Dean of Students can punish students who plagiarize with course failure and suspension.

Don’t Just Copy. Do the Right Thing. Click to download. Best print size is 12×18. Related Posts Don't SettleThat part of the school year. The one where your plate gets so full you…We Don't Do EasyEasy? It's work that kids can do on their own. Avoiding Plagiarism Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work. Contributors:Karl Stolley, Allen Brizee, Joshua M.

Purdue OWL Contributors:Cristyn Elder, Ehren Pflugfelder, Elizabeth Angeli.Summary: These resources provide lesson plans and handouts for teachers interested in teaching students how to understand plagiarism. The lesson plans in this section include activities that help students define plagiarism, assess their attitude toward plagiarism, and create a class plagiarism policy. The resources with titles that include "Handout" provide handouts that are free to print for your students by using the print option in your web browser. The "Handout" resources correspond with the resource listed above it. Truth or Consequences: Defining Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism? — - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offense: According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, to "plagiarize" means 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

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. Cobb Virtual Academy - Cobb County School District As members of Cobb County School District, students have a responsibility to conduct themselves with the highest standards of honesty and integrity. Academic honesty is one of the most important characteristics of any class. Through Cobb Virtual Academy, students are given the opportunity to achieve academically through an online environment; therefore, it is very important that mutual trust exists between instructors and students. Accordingly, honesty in all academic matters is expected from all students. Any attempt to cheat, plagiarize, falsify information, or receive credit for work you did not do will be considered dishonest behavior and will be dealt with accordingly by the instructor and administration. The following are examples of some, but not all, acts that are considered dishonest behavior:

Six Ways to Teach our Kids to Avoid Plagiarism By Joanne Arcand In her weekly guest column, Joanne Arcand focuses on plagiarism and how to teach our kids to avoid it. It’s that time of year when the first book reports and research projects on the ancient Egyptians start pouring into school. It’s more complex than we think. 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.

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