Full Semester Course-Mon., Apr. 9-Last Day to Withdraw/Change Audit Status
All Students, Faculty, and Advisors
Monday, April 9, is the last day to withdraw with a grade of W or change to/from audit status for a FULL SEMESTER course.
Please note it is strongly recommended that you allow ample time for your instructor to receive and act upon your request to add or drop a course. Drop requests made the day of the drop deadline may not be received in time by your instructor to be acted upon before the deadline.
. Defining plagiarism
The reading for this assignment is the Harvard Guide to Using Sources. After reviewing the article, please do the following. Make sure to click on the links at the bottom ("Mosaic Plagiarism", "Inadequate Paraphase", etc.)
a. What is the difference between verbatim plagiarism and mosaic plagiarism?
b. What is the article's advice on avoiding inadequate paraphrasing?
c. After paraphrasing an idea, do you still need to cite it? Why?
d. In your answers submitted for this seminar, what types of plagiarism were committed? Give an example of each from your own original answers.
. Correct paraphrasing activity
The reading for this assignment is in this document.
a. Paraphrase paragraph 2 in two sentences.The Harvard Guide to Using Sources has a good example of acceptable and unacceptable paraphrasing. My advice: Read the paragraph first, take notes in your own words, then wait a few minutes. Then summarize your notes in 2 sentences. Make sure to include the proper in-text citation at the end of your answer.
b. Paraphrase paragraph 4 in one sentence. Make sure to include the proper in-text citation at the end of your answer.
. Combining the use of quotes, paraphrasing, and citations activity
Now let's combine correct paraphrasing, quotes, and citations. From the same document as question 2, paraphrase paragraph 5 in 3-4 sentences. Include at least one direct quote from the paragraph, and quote it properly. Make sure to include the proper in-text citation at the end of your answer and after the quote.
. The importance of trust.
This assignment is described in this document. Send answers to both parts of the assignment in an email to me with your other answers.
 Review the Miami University Academic Integrity Policy. Pay extra attention to the section on “Procedures for Adjudicating Cases of Academic Dishonesty.
-What are the possible sanctions for a first-time offense?
-What is the automatic sanction for a second offense?
-Why is a second offense punished so severely?