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The Writing LabWriting Lab Instructor: Marissa Ross. Office: WW201B (Library, 2nd floor)Email: [email protected]; [email protected]: http://www.algomau.ca/academics/academicsupportservices/thewritinglab/Phone: (705) 949 2301 ext. 4226Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 6:00pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am 2:00pmSee also: Writing Lab Notice

Plagiarism Self-TestComplete the self-test.Make sure you write your name and section number at the top and hand it in to your seminar leader as we will take attendance from these self-tests.

What is plagiarism?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6glagcLVP-E

Plagiarism a serious academic offenceOn Policies webpage of Algomau.ca:http://www.algomau.ca/academics/policies/#.UjcbET-JpdI

Academic Dishonesty Form:https://my.algomau.ca/tools/documents/policies/Students/Academic%20Dishonesty%20Form.pdfTimmy takes a course in Market Management.He needs to write a paper on the role and effectiveness of marketing strategies in identifying customer needs. The paper is due on September 18! Timmy panics, but he is smart He finds some reliable and relevant sources and writes a 8-page long paper, as requested, by assembling quotes from his readings. What do you think will happen to Timmy?

Lets look at Timmy, a BBA student.Do you think Timmy missed some steps of the Research Process?Research Question

Collect Data/InformationAnalyse DataInterpret DataDiscussionInform Others(Dissemination)Literature ReviewProblem/IssueChoose a TopicHow to answer the QuestionDesign StudyTheoriesA research paper needs to include all steps of the Research Process (the Scientific Method). Skipping steps in the process is what pseudoscientists do. What mark do you think Timmy will get on this paper? 7Adapted from Kreuger and Neuman, 2006Numberwang!Listen carefully and remember the number you are given.Move to your group with the same number as you were given.Group WorkIn your groups answer questions 1-10.Answers1. Yes2. Yes3. Yes4. No5. Yes6. No7. Yes8. No9. Yes/No10. YesGroup WorkRead the short piece about Railway Manias.Decide whether a, b, c, d and e are plagiarized or not.AnswersA) acceptable correctly referenced summaryB) plagiarized original wording repeated with only minor changesC) acceptable correctly referenced quotationD) technically plagiarized mistake in date & citation wrongE) plagiarized some original wording repeated with no citationDiscussionHow is piracy different from stealing a handbag? Is it different?Is there such a think as a victimless crime?How does the concept of intellectual property fit into the idea of the victimless crime?What exactly do you think you are paying for when you pay university fees?Student anti-plagiarism video from UVic:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7dy5GlXyHk

Own your EducationOur mind does not gain true freedom by acquiring materials for knowledge and possessing other peoples ideas but by forming its own standards of judgment and producing its own thoughts. Rabindranath Tagore, in a syllabus for a class in his school, c. 1915 quoted in Martha C. Nussbaums Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities