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Module Preview: Avoiding Overt Plagiarism

Last updated 4/18/2016

 

Visual: Slide with an open book image. Text box with words, "Module Preview: Avoiding Overt Plagiarism," slides in from left and stops in top center of slide.

Audio: The Avoiding Overt Plagiarism module helps students avoid one type of plagiarism. 

 

Visual:  Orange box slides in from the right that reads, “Overt plagiarism is also called 'copy and paste' plagiarism."

Audio: Overt plagiarism occurs when writers don’t properly cite direct quotes in their writing.

 

Visual:  Orange box at the top--- with a picture of a laptop to the right. Slide has a white background.  Text in orange box reads: “This module might be a good fit if you” 

Three bullet points appear in the white portion below the orange box as the speaker speaks.  The points are as follows:

  • Are unsure how to properly cite quotes in your writing;
  • Are unfamiliar with U.S. academic conventions for attributing sources; or
  • Have received feedback from your faculty or the Writing Center that you need to improve your citing.

Audio: This module might be a good fit if you are unsure how to properly cite quotes in your writing; are unfamiliar with U.S. academic conventions for attributing sources; have received feedback from your faculty or the Writing Center that you need to improve your citing.

 

Visual: Slide changes to a screen shot of Adobe Connect—it is slightly blurry and broken into two screens. The screen zooms in and black boxes are formed around

  • premodule quiz,
  • five tutorials,
  • a postmodule quiz,
  • and a certificate of completion.

Audio: This interactive, self-paced module includes a premodule quiz, five tutorials, a postmodule quiz, and a certificate of completion. Once you complete the premodule quiz, the five tutorials will become available. These tutorials will provide you...

 

Visual: A screen shot of a course called “Academic Integrity  and Intellectual Property” pops up in the left-hand corner over the previous screen.

Audio:  ...with an introduction to plagiarism in U.S. academic writing...

 

Visual: A popup of a screen shot of a power point slide shows up above the screen and above the past slide.

Audio:  ...and the basics of...

 

Visual: A popup of a screen shot of a power point titled “Start at the Beginning” slide shows up above the screen and above the past slide.

Audio:  ...citing sources. You’ll...

 

Visual: A popup of a screen shot of a power point titled “Quotation Practice” up above the screen and above the past slide.

Audio:  ...then practice identifying plagiarism and citing quotes.

 

Visual: A popup of a screen shot of a power point titled “Time Management & Writing Schedules” up above the screen and above the past slide.

Audio: Finally, you’ll explore strategies to help you avoid plagiarism in your writing.

 

Visual: Slide changes to a screen shot of Adobe Connect—it is slightly blurry and broken into two screens.

Audio:  Once you complete the tutorials, take the postmodule quiz until you pass with an 80% score,...

 

Visual: A popup of a screen shot of a module entitled “Congratulations!” pops up in the right-hand corner.

Audio:  ...at which time you can save a certificate of completion.

 

Visual: Popup goes away.

Audio: Avoiding overt plagiarism is an important component of academic writing. When you’re ready to improve your citing skills, register for and complete this module!

 

Visual: Slide changes back to book background from intro slide. Text box at top reads, "Questions? Text box below image reads: E-mail wcwebinars@waldenu.edu."