Februarys subject is Plagiarism, Citation, and Notetaking.

Please watch the following two videos before we meet.

February Video

The Punishable Perils of Plagiarism

 

Plagiarism

Plagiarism.org

Nine Things You Should Know About Plagiarism (mentioned in video)

Real Life Examples of Plagiarism from 2016

Student Plagiarism Guide – UC Davis

Turnitin_WhitePaper_PlagiarismSpectrum

Plagiarism Checkers

Grammarly

Dupli Checker

Plagiarism Detect (this is the one I like best)

Citation

Purdue OWL (MLA and APA citation help)

Rules for Writers (Diana Hacker Writing Guide)

Writer’s Reference (Diana Hacker Citation Guide)

MLA Style Guide

APA Style Guide

Turabian Style Guide

EasyBib

Notetaking

Note Taking Guide – California Polytechnic University

Five Methods of Note Taking – University of Redlands (PDF)

Note Taking Tips for Teens

Apps for February

We will look at these apps in class, please download them beforehand so you can follow along and try them out.

Citation apps

Easy Bib

EasyBib app

Ref ME

RefME-Logo

Note Taking apps

Evernote

evernote

PaperPort Notes

paperportnotes

Pages

pages

Google Docs

googledocs

Mind Meister

mindmeister

Simple Mind+

simplemind

Assignment for February

  1. Select a link on this page and cite it, using MLA or APA. Post your answer in your first blog post. 

Blog assignment for February

  1. 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 notetaking. 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. 
  2.  Find an article that discusses copyright, fair use, plagiarism or similar and discuss the article in your blog post. Be sure to link the article in your blog post.