Intentional Plagiarism
Unintentional Plagiarism
APA Signals

To plagiarize is to use someone else's words or ideas without giving full credit. True or False?



What is the definition of Intentional Plagiarism?

Intentional Plagiarism is when you claim to be the author of a work that you know was originally written by someone else.


What is the definition of Unintentional Plagiarism?

❖Unintentional plagiarism is not giving proper credit for someone else idea even if it was not done intentionally.


What is the definition of APA Signal Phrases?

❖Is a word or words that introduce information from someone else.


What is Plagiarism?

Is presenting any information as your own without giving any credit or reference to the author.


State the 3 ways of how you can avoid Intentional Plagiarism. For each give an example of how you can help someone else.

Do your own work- Be motivational and inspire your friends to read and write more.

Give credit to the author- be more assertive and pre-read your paper for any referencing that you might have missed and properly cite your sources.

Add your own ideas- Be more creative and let your imagination flow, begin with brainstorming more and writing little drafts.


List 3 examples of Unintentional Plagiarism and explain how you can fix these mistakes.

Failure to cite the source of the author's work.

Failure to quote the exact words of the author.

Failure to summarize and elaborate more on the quotations.

Failure to be loyal to source.


When do we use APA Signals Phrases and why?

We use Signal Phrases before a quotation, a paraphrase or a summary because it signals the readers that the writer is using someone else's ideas via quotations in order to fully explain what is being said.


When you copy someone else's words and use quotations, you do not have to cite the source. Elaborate whether true or false.

False, because with the quotations you are not fully referencing what the author said. Basically, you are saying that the words are fully written by you alone and not from anyone else.


Give three examples of intentional plagiarism and briefly explain each one.

Letting someone write your paper for you.

Purchasing pre-written papers.

Re-using a paper that was already by you but for another class.


When we think of the accidents caused what are the ways we can avoid unintentional plagiarism?

Dedicate time to your paper.

Do your drafts.

Read over your paper.

Learn the research methods.


What does the Signal Phrases do when referencing a paper?

They mark the boundaries between source material and your own words in other words, who said what.


When it comes to academic integrity why is Plagiarism considered a violation?

You are illegally claiming someone's work as your own in that case it is stealing the credit of someone's papers.


State 3 types of Intentional Plagiarism and briefly explain.

Word Plagiarism- using someone else's words without properly quoting them.

Structure Plagiarism- this is when you paraphrase poorly even with citations it is plagiarizing.

Style Plagiarism- when you copy the style of reasoning from someone's paper


What are the three ways to paraphrase information you find while doing research?

a) Direct Quote, Primary Source, Works Cited

b) Direct Quote, Indirect Quote, Copyright

c) Summary, Change Words, Direct Quote

d) Summary, Direct Quote, Primary Source

c) Summary, Change Words, Direct Quote


Do I need to reference a quotation if I put it in my own words (paraphrase it)?

a) No, this is a paraphrase and it doesn't need a citation.

b) Yes, but you should only include an in-text citation. Paraphrases do not need to be referenced fully, so there is no need to include the source in the reference list.

c) Yes. If you put a quotation in your own words you must acknowledge the original source. As a paraphrase, you must insert an in-text citation and include the full reference in your reference list to avoid accusations of plagiarism.

c) Yes. If you put a quotation in your own words you must acknowledge the original source. As a paraphrase, you must insert an in-text citation and include the full reference in your reference list to avoid accusations of plagiarism.


List all 5 consequences of Plagiarism stated in the Presentation and briefly elaborate why they are offenses.

Grade is Affected.

Fail to pass the course.

Suspension from Classes or Immediate Expulsion.

Student Record is affected.

Knowledge of the student and Critical Thinking is reduced.


It is okay to use someone else's work, as long as you put it in bold print so the reader knows it isn't an original idea. True or False?



Which of the following would be considered fair use?

a) Downloading your favorite song from a file sharing website to play at your birthday party

b) Using a Dr. Seuss poem in a narrative story you write at school

c)Playing a Justin Timberlake CD for your friends at soccer practice

d)Listening to Pandora Internet Radio from your iPad at home

d)Listening to Pandora Internet Radio from your iPad at home.


If the author's last name and the year of publication are provided in the signal phrase before a quotation, what information is required in the parenthetical citation?

For example: "Last name (year) noted that "quotation text" (what should be here?).

a) No citation is necessary

b) (p. X) or (para. X)

c) (page X) or (paragraph X)

d) The URL where the resource was retrieved

b) (p. X) or (para. X)