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Academic Integrity
Academic Integrity
Cite Your Sources with Success!
What is Academic Integrity?
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Being fair and honest
Following rules
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Documenting your research
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Student Code in ZU Student handbook
Citing is the process researchers use to document
information used in research.
Citing provides complete and accurate references
No illegal file sharing
What is a citation?
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A citation is made of parts.
Each part shows specific information about the
source of information.
Example: Authors Article title
Date
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Walters, T., Quinn, S. R. & Walters, L. M. (2005)
Media life among Gen Zeds. International Journal of
Cultural Studies, 8 (1), 63-83. Retrieved August 23,
2005, from PsycINFO database.
Volume number
Issue number
Journal
title/name
Why do we cite?
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To find the
information cited
To give credit to the
originator
To avoid plagiarism
What is a Style Guide?
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Rules for Citing
APA or MLA
What is Plagiarism?
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"to steal and pass off (the ideas or words
of another) as one’s own without
crediting the source." Websters
Dictionary
How to Avoid Plagiarism
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Cite your sources
Paraphrase, summarize
Use YOUR OWN words
Let’s Practice Citing
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In groups of 2 or 3
Look at “3 Easy Steps to
Creating Citations”
Review the examples
Create a citation on the
“Citation Worksheet”
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For an article, and for a book
In a few minutes we will
check your work…
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