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Levels 2&3 Plagiarism & Referencing
Transcript of Levels 2&3 Plagiarism & 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
You now know:
What is Plagiarism?
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.
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 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...
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
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
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)
Goes at the end of your assignment
An alphabetical list of all your sources
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
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.
What plagiarism is and how to avoid it
How to reference your work using the Harvard system