Preventing Accidental Plagiarism
This activity helps learners identify and prevent plagiarism.
You may have committed plagiarism, and not even known that you did so. You will be learning what sources to cite, and how to cite them, so you can avoid accidentally plagiarizing.
2. Take a pre-test: "Test me." Jot down how you did.
3. Do the the "What to cite" module.
4. Do the "How to cite" module.
5. Locate an article. Provide the complete citation for the article.
6. Exactly copy 1-2 significant paragraphs of the article.
7. Paraphrase the chosen excerpt in your own words.
8. Pararaphrase the chosen excerpt in your own words, but this time, include a quotation, and cite it correctly.
9. Submit one document that includes the article citation and steps 6-8.
- Academic Support Services / ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Literacy / Legal and Ethical Issues
- Academic Support Services / ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Literacy / Research Skills
- Academic Support Services / Library and Information Services / Intellectual Property and Plagiarism
- Education / Digital Citizenship / Digital Law / Intellectual Property
one document with the following elements: article citation, verbatim excerpt, paraphrase of the excerpt, paraphrase with quotation of the excerpt
plagiarism, ICT literacy, information literacy, research skills, writing skills
Explain accidental plagiarism.
Explain how to prevent accidental plagiarism.
Paraphrase with and without quotations, using appropriate citation method.
Accurate, non-plagiarized paraphrasing with and without quotations
Correct and complete article citation