Research Plus Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism.

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<ul><li><p>Research Plus Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism </p></li><li><p>ResearchFind sources of informationPull out the important informationDecide what you want to quote word for wordDecide what you want to paraphraseBOTH OF THESE MUST BE CITED!Use the information to back up your own original point; dont just repeat the source.</p></li><li><p>Find A Good SourceWho wrote/published it?Are they a trustworthy person/group?Trust government, academic, well-known placesWhen was it written?Get as close to the source as possibleIs it Wikipedia?</p></li><li><p>PlagiarismPlagiarism is the act of presenting someone elses ideas as your own.You must give credit to anyone elses ideas or words used in your writing.If you dont, you are guilty of Plagiarism</p></li><li><p>Avoiding Plagiarism*Are the authors ideas and viewpoints clear? *Could another person understand the authors main idea by reading my paraphrase?*Is it the difference between the authors ideas and my original idea clear?*Have I quoted where necessary?* When paraphrasing, have I put the original into my own words? * When using a writers idea, credit the author by name and also cite the work in which you found the idea.</p></li><li><p>Source Notetaking Sheet (1 sheet per source)MLA Citation (use the example in writing notes):Notes about the source: Record direct quotes you may use and information you might paraphrase.</p></li><li><p>CITE YOUR QUOTES!At the end of your piece of writing, you should have a works cited. Use the full citation here. Easybib.com can help you with the format if .In the text, follow your quotes with a parenthetical citation. The thing in parentheses is whatever is first in the full citation. (Usually the authors last name, but sometimes the title if there is no author.) Follow that with a page number if there is one, or a line number in a long poem. (Websites wont have page numbers.)</p></li><li><p>Beowulf took his best men and sailed straight to the Danish shore (Beowulf, 124). </p><p>Works CitedBeowulf. Translated by Burton Raffael. Prentice Hall: The British Tradition.</p><p>Example Citation</p></li><li><p>CITE YOUR SOURCES!Website:Author. Article Title. Website Title. Date Published. www.etc....... </p><p>Song: Artist. Song Title Album Title. Record Company. Year.</p><p>Movie:Title. Director. Major Actors. Company. Year.</p><p>Poem: Author. Poem Title Bigger Book Title. Publisher. Year.</p><p>Book:Author. Book Title. Publisher. Year.</p></li><li><p>Academic IntegrityThe work that you submit in class needs to be your own work that you did on your own.When helping or getting help, make sure it is help and advice, not rewriting the paper.It is ok to talk about ideas, but students should not have papers that are the same or very similar. Use your own ideas, not your friends.</p></li><li><p>Too Much Peer Editing</p></li><li><p>A puppy is a little dog. Some puppies may weigh 13 lb, while larger ones can weigh up to 1523 lb . All healthy puppies grow quickly after birth. A puppys coat color may change as the puppy grows older, as is commonly seen in breeds such as the Yorkshire Terrier. In common English, puppy refers specifically to dogs while pup may often be used for other mammals such as seals, giraffes, guinea pigs, and rats.Remember apostrophesTry to use some more interesting words.Your thesis could be more specific.Why is this information important?Good Peer Editing</p></li></ul>

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