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Levels 2&3 Plagiarism & Referencing

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Jayne Thexton

on 27 September 2016

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Transcript of Levels 2&3 Plagiarism & Referencing

What is Referencing?
It's when you refer to other people's work in your own
Making reference to other people’s work is called
All sources which you have used for research even if not cited, should be listed at the end in your

It's not worth the risk
Lecturer knowledge
You now know:
What is Plagiarism?
Citing References
To correctly create a citation in your assignment, you must use the author’s surname, the date of publication and the page number, e.g.
Any questions?
How to avoid being accused of plagiarism
Don’t copy straight from books or the internet

Keep records of everything you use

Always provide citations all your sources

Reference your citations accurately

Harvard Referencing
Harvard is one of the simplest methods of referencing

Stafford College and Staffordshire University both use it

guide to plagiarism and referencing

Understand what plagiarism is

Know how to avoid plagiarism

Understand why you need to reference your work

Know how to reference correctly
By the end of this session you will:
Copying all or part of someone else’s work

Not applying quotations marks when using someone else’s ideas or work

Buying or downloading an essay and pretending you wrote it

Copying and pasting from the internet without referencing it

It is a kind of theft
Which brings us to...
Harvard Referencing
Referencing a book...
What do you think? Is this plagiarism?
This is plagiarism. The student has copied the original shape and changed one small detail.
This is not plagiarism. The student has come up with personal interpretation and ideas
Losing marks
Failing the assignment
Failing your qualification
How to avoid Plagiarism
Now that you understand what plagiarism is, how do you avoid it?
Good academic writing is the key!

Effective note taking
Use of quotations and referencing

To paraphrase is to re-write the author’s original ideas in your own words

To summarise means to ‘sum up’ the main ideas, resulting in a much shorter version of the original
You must still reference the original text

Is it plagiarism?
Why should you reference?
To support an argument, make a claim or provide
Acknowledge other people’s ideas or work
Show off your research
Avoid plagiarism
Allow your reader to locate the cited references easily
Increase your grades

“The successful management of organisational culture requires the support of top managers …” (Capon, 2004, p.69)
Reference List
Goes at the end of your assignment

An alphabetical list of all your sources

Author order

Be Consistent!

ALLMAN, J. (2008). Leadership and management. 3rd ed. London: Wiley- Blackwell

CAPON, C. (2004). Understanding organisational context. 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education

SMITH, T. (1999). Leadership. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Log onto a PC

Log into Moodle

Locate the ‘Harvey’ online
referencing game

Complete the task
Now that you're all experts...
Split into teams of no more then 4 people.

Create a bibliography using the resources you have been given.

10 minutes
What plagiarism is and how to avoid it
How to reference your work using the Harvard system
Any questions?
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