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What is Plagaraism
Transcript of What is Plagaraism
I don't know
Work Cited Practice
List of sources you have used shown in a specific format
Parenthetical Citations should be included
How to avoid it?
Used to show the main points of the information
Details are not included
Presents the same meaning but in your own words
You must still give credit to the sources (cite them)
Think of the 5 W's when writing a summary
GO TO SLEEP!
Most students plagiarize using Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers, or Answers.com
Used when exactly repeating what someone has said
Direct quotations are an exact copy of the source
Indirect quotations are similar, not identical to the original (a paraphrase of someone elses words)
Put quotes in quotation marks and indent long quotes
Quotations require Citation!
If you can't explain it
, you don't
understand it well enough
Used to show your depiction of the source material
Written in your own words
More detailed than a summary
Focuses on one single idea
You can write it so it fits your liking (biased)
Must be cited
Used to show that you are not plagiarizing
Shows where you got your info
It is used when quoting or paraphrasing
Includes: Footnotes, End notes, and Parenthetical Citation
-Parenthetical Citation has the name of the Author/Page or web page inside brackets at the end of the sentence or paragraph
-Format for book = (Author, Page Number)
-Format for Website = (Author)
or = (Website Name)
-This point had already been argued (Johnson 12-13)
-The most important is the MLA style (MLA.org)
MLA Style (Modern Language Association)
A style that shows the proper format of how you should list and include where you get your information from
Others styles include APA, AMA, and the Chicago style
Sources are placed in alphabetical order according to the authors name
-The order of placing commas, periods, semicolons
and the use of italics must be strictly followed
That's What Happens When You Plagiarize!
But How Do You Avoid It?
Missing an "L" =(
True or False:
-After you have written a piece of text into your own words without being biased, you are done with the summary.
When Summarizing, you must cite the original in your works cited!
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