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You Quote It, You Note It!  (Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University)

You Quote It, You Note It! (Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University)

This interactive tutorial created by Vaughan Memorial Library at Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Canada) takes about 10 minutes to complete. An interesting feature is that it allows the student to choose an identity by choosing one of four different featured students. The interactive tutorial then takes you through the process of distinguishing paraphrasing from quoting, citing sources, etc. through the eyes of the chosen student. Very well done, easy to understand, focused on relevant content without overloading students with extraneous information, and actually fun! Provides examples of changed passages which require students to make a judgement about the nature of the changes. Easy to read text, good response time, and cute graphics make learning about plagiarism an enjoyable experience,... Show More
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Stella Economou
Stella Economou (Faculty)
13 years ago
After briefly reviewing this site, I found it to be an enjoyable way to learn
about the importance of properly citing material so as to avoid plagiarism. Used
an ancillary to already existing academic honesty policies, this site is
helpful in clarifying and reinforcing one of the more sensitive academic issues
we need to address on a more regular basis.

Technical Remarks:

The clarity and ease of using this material makes it an especially attractive
tool.
Used in course? Yes