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The Problem of Plagiarism
Transcript of The Problem of Plagiarism
*School research and essay writing guides
*Our library website (sjamlibrary.ca)
with citation help
*SJAM Source Sheets
*Books on writing essays and reports
Help is there for the asking!
Plagiarism in the news...
an Ontario Library Association Powerpoint
adapted and made Prezi.
*The creator of the work
Who gets hurt?
Consequences might be…
*dismissal from a course
*suspension or expulsion
*Teachers know how it is done.
*Teachers know you and your writing style.
*Teachers are content experts and read widely.
*Teachers, teacher-librarians and administrators
work as a team to trace questionable information.
*High-tech programs are available to detect plagiarism.
"I didn’t know I was plagiarizing."
(I don’t really understand the concepts of academic honesty and plagiarism)
"I didn’t think I could do a good job on my own."
(I’m not confident that my research and writing skills are as developed as they should be)
Why do students plagiarize?
They tell us….
*using an essay from another course/source
*copying a friend’s homework or project
*using another person’s ideas as your own
*copying and pasting from an electronic encyclopedia, online database, or the Internet
What counts as plagiarism/ academic dishonesty?
(picture used with permission,
photo by Alan Light)
“lip-synching to someone else’s voice and accepting
the applause and rewards for yourself”
Owl Online Writing Lab. “Writing a Research Paper.” Purdue University. 2002
Academic Dishonesty/ Plagiarism…it’s like...
Copyright respects the authors’ or producers’ ethical
and legal ownership of their work.
Ownership of intellectual property includes books, articles,
music, movies, artwork, photographs and the Internet.
You must acknowledge copyrighted information when you
write a research paper, create a poster, post a web site or
do a presentation.
Copyright…that’s just books, right?
*Asking key questions
*Revising and editing
What research and writing skills are needed ?
*Don’t look for “short cuts.”
*Give yourself time.
*Be confident in the value of your own ideas.
*Be yourself in your writing.
*Develop strong research and literacy skills.
*Ask for help.
Using information in a legal
and ethical way
Acknowledge your sources of ideas and information when you write a research paper, create a poster, post a web site or do a presentation.
Academic Honesty: Give credit where credit is due…
The goal of every teacher is to ensure that you develop the skills and attitudes that will make academic dishonesty a non-issue.
Teachers mark “process”. They want to see a progression from the initial selection of a topic, the gathering of resources, the synthesis of information, and the transfer of learning.
It’s a real problem in our schools.
Besides being an ethical problem,
plagiarism is also a legal problem.
Why Should We Worry About Plagiarism?
The Problem of Plagiarism
Looking for Solutions.
By Marc Nozell from Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA (20160208-DSC08083) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons