What is Plagiarism?. What is it? How can we prevent it? What are the consequences?. Definition. Academic Dishonesty: Acts of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, the following:. Plagiarism.
What is Plagiarism?
What is it?
How can we prevent it?
What are the consequences?
Acts of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, the following:
“Hey, did you do the homework in Mr(s). X’s class? Can I borrow it?”
And the student copies the answers and turns them in as his/her own work.
This is the most difficult form of plagiarism for teachers to catch. If the answer for #1 on the homework is A, or 4x, or George Washington, or anything that is a short answer, it is difficult for the teacher to determine if a student found the answer by doing the work, or by copying it from a fellow student.
Listen to your teachers when they tell you:
Teachers can design a variety of assignments so the majority of your homework assignments are not short answer or fill in the blank. Teachers can:
3.9 Explain how voice, persona, and the choice of a narrator affect characterization and the tone, plot, and credibility of a text.
In addition to copying the text, she made no attempt to quote it directly (with quotation marks) or paraphrase it--both of which would require a parenthetical reference to cite the source.
Actors often had to be creative with special effects in plays during Shakespeare’s time, hiding bladders full of pig’s blood under their costumes to create bloody fight scenes, or rolling cannonballs to sound like thunder (Martin).
Presentation by Carole LeCren
La Jolla High School