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Plagiarism 101

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R. Rosales

on 18 October 2015

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Transcript of Plagiarism 101

Parenthetical/Internal Citation
Works Cited Page
Why are Instructors
Concerned about Plagiarism?
Plagiarism 101
How to Avoid Plagiarism
FSU's Policy on Plagiarism
What is Plagiarism?
What Doesn't Need a Citation
It is using someone else's words or ideas and passing them off as your own
Obvious Examples of Plagiarism
Copying someone else's paper or project
Using a quotation or idea without citing the information
Not So Obvious
Examples of Plagiarism
Turning in a paper from another class
Buying a paper online
Paying someone to write your paper
Process of Sharing & Creating Ideas in the Classroom
All knowledge is built from previous knowledge
Professors want to be able to distinguish between borrowed ideas and your own ideas
As we read, study and experiment we are using other people's reasoning to build our own ideas
They want to know that their students have a clear understanding of the material
They want their students to be able to form their own ideas and opinions
Plagiarism Prevention
Parenthetical/Internal Citation
Works Cited Page
Placing the appropriate source of information in parentheses after a quote or paraphrase
A page at the very end that includes all the sources used within the paper

Citations are:
Listed in alphabetical order by author's last name and also include the name of the publication, the date published, page numbers and issue numbers if applicable
What Needs A Citation
Direct Quotations
Direct Quotations
Are identical to the original text and must be put into quotation marks
Putting an author's text and ideas into your own words
Paraphrasing does not require quotations but a citation needs to be included
Putting the main ideas in your own words
Summaries are shorter and take a broad view on the material
Common Knowledge
Information that is well-established and can be found in numerous sources
Examples of Common Knowledge
The sky is blue
Bananas grow on trees
Why is it Good to Use Quotes, Paraphrases and Summaries?
Adds credibility to your writing
Demonstrates points you are trying to make
Increase the depth of your writing
How to Avoid Plagiarism
Don't be afraid to use citations
Allows you to demonstrate your knowledge of the topic
Improve note-taking skills
How and why does the author communicate their ideas this way
Plagiarism Checkers
There are several websites that will check for plagiarism
For More Information & Helpful Sites
By, Renae Rosales
When in Doubt, Cite!
Works Cited
"Avoiding Common Knowledge Plagiarism." Avoiding Common Knowledge Plagiarism. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 July 2013.

"College of Arts and Sciences." The Writing Center Plagiarism Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 July 2013.

"Examples of Using Direct Quotes, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing." N.p., n.d. Web. 11 July 2013. <Examples of Using Direct Quotes, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing>.

"Welcome to the Purdue OWL." Purdue OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 July 2013.

"What Is Plagiarism?" What Is Plagiarism? N.p., n.d. Web. 12 July 2013.

"When to Cite Sources." - Academic Integrity at Princeton University. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 July 2013.
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