Februarys subject is Credible Sources, Plagiarism & Citation.
Please watch the following three videos before we meet.
Nine Things You Should Know About Plagiarism (mentioned in video)
Purdue OWL (MLA and APA citation help)
Assignments for February
- Select a link on this page and cite it, using MLA or APA. Post your answer in your first blog post.
- Select a resource of your choice, from this course, or something you use regularly. Choose an evaluation method of your choice (CRAP, STAAR, ATEM, etc.) and evaluate the source. Then run it through Newsguard/Newstrition and post any findings in your first blog post.
Blog assignment for February
- Write a reflection of the videos and our course, discussing how you specifically deal with plagiarism (expectations, consequences, how do you detect it?), how you teach citation, and how you incorporate fact checking and website evaluation. Discuss if there is an existing classroom or school policy and what you would like to see in a district wide policy. Please link any existing documents that you would be willing to share.
- Find an article that discusses fake news, fact checking, resource evaluation, plagiarism or similar and discuss the article in your blog post. Be sure to link the article in your blog post.