Februarys subject is Plagiarism, Citation, and Notetaking.
Please watch the following two videos before we meet.
Nine Things You Should Know About Plagiarism (mentioned in video)
Plagiarism Detect (this is the one I like best)
Purdue OWL (MLA and APA citation help)
Rules for Writers (Diana Hacker Writing Guide)
Writer’s Reference (Diana Hacker Citation Guide)
Apps for February
We will look at these apps in class, please download them beforehand so you can follow along and try them out.
Note Taking apps
Assignment for February
- 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
- 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.
- 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.