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By, Aram Nazarian Calix O’hara George Matarangus Anthony Pallone and Nolan Morgan. Plagiarism & Cheating. You Better Cite Us If You're Going to Use Stuff From Our Presentation!. What is Plagiarism? .

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Plagiarism cheating

By,

Aram Nazarian

CalixO’hara

George Matarangus

Anthony Pallone

and

Nolan Morgan

Plagiarism & Cheating

You Better Cite Us If You're Going to Use Stuff From Our Presentation!


What is plagiarism
What is Plagiarism? 

  • The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's ...


What is Plagiarism?

own original work, as by not crediting the author- Dictionary.comUsing someone else’s work and passing it off as your own.- Us


What is plagiarism1

What is Plagiarism?

  • http://plagiarism.org/plag_facts.html


How do people plagiarize

How Do People Plagiarize? undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

Copy someone else’s homework and call it your own

Copying material from an internet source without giving credit.


How do people plagiarize1

How Do People Plagiarize? undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • http://mikewatkins.ca/2008/10/03/

Literature and essays are not the only thing plagiarized, art, photos , and films are also plagiarized.


What is cheating

What Is Cheating? undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

To defraud; swindle- Dictionary.com

To deceive; influence by fraud- Dictionary.com

To elude; deprive of something expected. – Dictionary.com


Cheating cont

Cheating (cont.) undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

To break and or bend the rules to your favor giving yourself an unfair advantage over others.- Us

A form of deception.-Us


How do people cheat in school

How Do People Cheat in School? undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

Look at someone else’s homework or test

Copy off someone else’s work

Using a "cheat sheet" 

http://www.austinpost.org/files/articles/cheating.jpg


How do people cheat in school1

How Do People Cheat in School? undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Cheating is therefore a form of plagiarism, and 

  • vice-versa

Copying someone’s work and not giving them credit


Cheating cont1

  • 54% of students admitted to plagiarizing from the internet undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  •  74% admitted that at least once during the past year they had engaged in "serious" cheating

  • A national survey published in Education Week : http://plagiarism.org/plag_facts.html

Cheating (cont.)


Why do people plagiarize
Why do people plagiarize  undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

    1.     Time Crunch

    2.     Laziness

    3.     Competition

    4.     Confused

    5.     Citation Errors


Time crunch procrastination
Time Crunch/Procrastination undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Homework piles up

  • Sports take up a students time

  • Students procrastinate

    • Lose track of time


Time crunch

Time Crunch undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

Psychology Today

"Twenty percent of people identify themselves as chronic procrastinators. For them procrastination is a lifestyle, albeit a maladaptive one"


Time crunch1
Time Crunch undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Students get very accustomed to putting off work which leads to bad procrastination habits.

  • http://lifelongaes1.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/procrastinator.jpg


Time crunch2
Time Crunch undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Bad Procrastination Habits ---> Need for a last minute shortcut. 

  • http://projectsinlesstime.com/chapter%2013_files/image001.jpg


Laziness
Laziness undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Homework or essays can be too boring

    • Work isn't engaging enough

    • Students just want to be done with work and do other fun activities

      http://www.geneseo.edu/~elmore/Why_plagiarism.htm


Laziness pt 2
Laziness pt. 2 undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Students become completely disengaged

    • Don't see why they should work

      • Completely lose interest

        http://www.geneseo.edu/~elmore/Why_plagiarism.htm


Laziness pt 3
Laziness pt. 3 undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.

  • Student may feel to tired to work

    • Don't want to actually put any effort into working. 

      • Plagiarizing takes less time and effort

        http://www.geneseo.edu/~elmore/Why_plagiarism.htm


Procrastination laziness the catholic view

Procrastination/Laziness undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material., theCatholic View

 "You have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow. You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears... 


Procrastination laziness the catholic view1

So for one who know the right thing to do and does not do it, it is sin.” James 4: 14,17

Procrastination/Laziness, theCatholic View


Procrastination laziness the catholic view2

Procrastination/Laziness it, it is sin.” , theCatholic View

Catholics believe that a habitual procrastination leads to "sloth", which is one of the seven deadly sins. 

http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=8701


Competition

Competition it, it is sin.”

Students resort to plagiarism when they feel that it is the only way to move ahead. 

They are too academically pressured -> plagiarism


Confusion
Confusion it, it is sin.”

  • Writers block

    • Student just can't think of anymore to write

    • Looking on the internet/copying and pasting is easier than working

      http://www.geneseo.edu/~elmore/Why_plagiarism.htm


Confusion pt 2
Confusion pt. 2 it, it is sin.”

  • Lacking understanding

    • When they were taught the subject in class they didn't listen or understand it

      • Don't know what to write

      • They choose plagiarism

        http://www.geneseo.edu/~elmore/Why_plagiarism.htm


Accidental plagiarism

Accidental Plagiarism  it, it is sin.”

Oftentimes, students forget to cite their source or do it incorrectly

Don't follow instructions properly


Accidental plagiarism1

Accidental Plagiarism it, it is sin.”

Plagiarism is still plagiarism even if it not intentional. 

It is important to cite sources to avoid this problem


Accidental plagiarism2

Accidental Plagiarism it, it is sin.”

Ties in with Laziness Sub-point: 

Students are too tired to cite properly on a bibliography at the end of the paper. 


Accidental plagiarism3

Accidental Plagiarism it, it is sin.”

Students subconsciously phrase things in the same way they heard it from another text

Don't Realize, its not original thought 

To Kant, it is OK. 


Catholic views
Catholic Views it, it is sin.”

  • The Catholic Encyclopedia discusses fraud

    •  It defines fraud as an act or course of deception deliberately practised with the view of gaining an advantage

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06249a.htm


Catholic views1
Catholic Views it, it is sin.”

  • The act of plagiarism fits this perfectly as it is an act of deceiving others into believing others' work is yours for your advantage

  • The Church declares this act not only insincere but also an act against justice.

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06249a.htm


Catholic views2
Catholic Views it, it is sin.”

  • The Catholic Encyclopedia discusses lying

    •  It defines lying as a statement at variance with the mind

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09469a.htm


Catholic views3
Catholic Views it, it is sin.”

  • Although some ethicists have argued the morality of lying for the greater good, there is no moral defense for lying to others for personal gain 

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09469a.htm


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