Are You Misusing Other People's Words?

Are You Misusing Other People's Words?

by Barbara Francis
Are You Misusing Other People's Words?

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Overview

Are You Misusing Other People's Words? by Barbara Francis

A high school student loses her admission to Harvard. A politician is disgraced. A historian is discredited. For all these people, the offense was plagiarism-taking someone else's words and presenting them as your own. While plagiarism has been a problem since the invention of the printing press, today the Internet has made copying and cheating just a click away.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766043213
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Got Issues? Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Plagiarism Is All About 5

Chapter 2 Borrowing Through the Ages 18

Chapter 3 The Temptation to Plagiarize 34

Chapter 4 Plagiarism and the Internet 45

Chapter 5 Plagiarism's Cousin: Fabrication 53

Chapter 6 How to Avoid Plagiarism 65

Chapter 7 How Teachers Curb Plagiarism 76

Chapter 8 Fighting Plagiarism Together 86

Chapter Notes 95

Glossary 105

For More Information 107

Further Reading 108

Internet Addresses 109

Index 110

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