Week #3 – Assignment: Plagiarism
Engage student in an understanding of and thoughtful identification of plagiarism in case study provided.
In your own words, define plagiarism. Read the following,
Case Study: In preparing her thesis introduction, graduate student Christina periodically takes multiple sentences verbatim from some of her sources (her attitude is, “I couldn’t have written it better myself!”).
- Is she wrong to do this? Support your response.
- If she provides a reference to her sources at the end of her paragraph, is she still wrong? Support your response.
Use the following rubric to guide your work.
|Define plagiarism.||Response contains the student’s definition of plagiarism. ( 10 points)||Response contains the a definition of plagiarism, but is evident it is not provided in student’s own words. ( 5 points)||Response does not contain any definition of plagiarism. ( 0 points)|
|Case study questions.||Response contains clearly written and thoughtfully supported answers to the 2 case study questions. ( 10 points)||Response contains vaguely written and less than thoughtfully supported answers to the 2 or less case study questions. ( 5 points)||Response does not contain any written or thoughtfully supported answers to the 2 case study questions. ( 0 points)|
Use the box below as your work area. The box will expand as you type.