Avoiding Plagiarism APA

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Avoiding Plagiarism How to properly cite your work What is Plagiarism? Plagiarism, also known as Academic Dishonesty is: n presenting someone elses work as your own ex: friends helping you with an assignment ex: copying an assignment from a classmate or another person ex: copying from the Internet ex: copying from a textbook n using others ideas as your own and not referencing the sources ex: copying from the Internet with no reference ex: copying from a textbook with no reference What is Plagiarism? n using others structures as your own (sentences, paragraph or essay) ex: using a translator to change only a few words in a sentence or paragraph and submitting it as your own work n memorizing work and submitting it as your own ex: memorizing an article and coming to class and writing a test ex: memorizing information from the Internet or a Why is it important to n It shows that the work is not yours n You are giving credit to the person who wrote the original n It helps to support your point and show that its not just your opinion n You are proving that you indeed did research n What should be cited? 1. Facts specific bits of information, i.e. statistics 2. Ideas and words of others anything that you did not write yourself What does NOT need to be cited? You do NOT need to cite: n general facts (approximations that you make based on personal experience/common knowledge) n familiar proverbs n well-known quotations n common knowledge Different Ways to Cite n MLA Modern Language Association n APA American Psychological Association n Chicago n Turabian n many others What is APA Style?What is APA Style?...
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