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without using quotation marks, or finds synonyms for the author’slanguage while keeping to the same general structure and meaning of the
original. Sometimes called “patch writing,” this kind of paraphrasing,whether intentional or not, is academically dishonest and punishable –even if you footnote your source! [See example.]Accidental PlagiarismAccidental plagiarism occurs when a person neglects to cite their sources,or misquotes their sources, or unintentionally paraphrases a source byusing similar words, groups of words, and/or sentence structure withoutattribution. (See examplefor mosaic plagiarism.) Students must learn howto cite their sources and to take careful and accurate notes when doingresearch. (See theNote-Takingsection on the Avoiding Plagiarism page.)Lack of intent does not absolve the student of responsibility forplagiarism. Cases of accidental plagiarism are taken as seriously as anyother plagiarism and are subject to the same range of consequences asother types of plagiarism.Define critical thinking and explain some of its key benefits and how it differs from morebasic or conventional levels of thinking.
What are the five criteria of the CRAAP test to evaluate sources of information?List anddescribe all five. What is it important to use these criteria when selecting sources for aresearch paper?
sensitive, because they have evolved so much over the years, or becausenew research comes out on the topic so frequently. When evaluating thecurrency of an article, consider the following:When was the item written, and how frequently does the publicationit is in come out?Is there evidence of newly added or updated information in the item?If the information is dated, is it still suitable for your topic?How frequently does information change about your topic?RelevancyUnderstanding what resources are most applicable to your subject and whythey are applicable can help you focus and refine your thesis. Many topicsare broad and searching for information on them produces a wide range ofresources. Narrowing your topic and focusing on resources specific to

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