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Quick Coach Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism

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ISBN-10: 0547203403

ISBN-13: 9780547203409

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Rosemarie Menager-Beeley, Lyn Paulos

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This guide gives students the necessary knowledge and tools to be able to confidently author their own work without making citation errors or committing plagiarism.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 11/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Rosemarie Menager, Ed.D. is a psychology professor at Foothill College. A graduate of USC's Rossiter School of Education Human Performance Technology cohort, she did her dissertation on student success in online learning. After discovering that many of her students were inadvertently plagiarizing because they lacked a clear understanding of how to correctly cite their work, Dr. Menager created "Educate First and Enforce Next," an educational approach to preventing plagiarism that informs the content of this Quick Coach Guide. Dr. Menager has also served as a consultant for the "Stressed-Out Student (SOS)" conference at Stanford University and is currently working on a plagiarism…    

Lyn Paulos is an assistive technology lab technician at Santa Barbara City College. She is currently completing her B.S. in psychology and will be pursuing an M.S. through the University of Phoenix. Ms. Paulos currently manages a state-of-the art adaptive technology learning lab at Santa Barbara City College. A frequent presenter at technology conferences and passionate advocate for student academic integrity, she has also authored an online tutorial on plagiarism prevention and education entitled "Authoring Your Own Work." In her extracurricular life, Ms. Paulos is a celebrated lampwork glass artist whose creations are collected internationally.

In This Guide
Why This Guide Is Important
Defining Plagiarism
Understanding When to Give Credit
Knowing the Rules
Knowledge Check
Avoiding Plagiarism
Doing Your Own Work, Using Your Own Words
Allowing Enough Time
Keeping Track of Sources
Taking Notes
Clarifying Who Is Speaking
Crediting the Source
Citing Sources Correctly
Avoiding Patchwriting
Avoiding Using Other Students Papers/Paper Mills
Knowledge Check
Quotations and Parenthetical Citations
Understanding Citations
Using Parenthetical Citations
Using Direct Quotations
Using Indirect Quotations
Using Ellipses and Brackets
Using Block Quotations
Knowledge Check
Defining a Paraphrase
Crediting the Source
Sample Paraphrases
Citing Paraphrases
Knowledge Check
Defining a Summary
Sample Summary
Knowledge Check
References and Works Cited Lists
Citation Content
Basic Format
MLA Citations
APA Citations
MLA and APA Citations for Web Publications
Types of Reference Lists
Knowledge Check
Practice Quiz
Additional Sources of Information
Citation Style Overviews
Documentation Styles by Discipline
Free Citation Generators
Reference Tracking
Style Guides
Works Cited
Answers to Exercises