Incorporating Sources (ranked choices)

Teaching students to research and cite responsibly is probably the best way to prevent accidental plagiarism.  These resources discuss quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. 

#1 – How to Work with Information from Sources: Quotations, Paraphrases, and Summaries (tutorial)
The Bedford Research Room
http://bedfordstmartins.com/researchroom/sources/ 

Developed by Mike Palmquist, Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University, author of The Bedford Researcher and developer of the acclaimed online writing studio writing@csu, this tutorial walks the user through how to integrate sources through direct quotations, paraphrases, and summaries.  Each section includes examples from student writing, but there are no interactive elements in this tutorial.

#2 – Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing (e-handouts) 
The OWL at Purdue
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/563/01/ 

Purdue’s OWL (Online Writing Lab) was one of the first such online services and remains one of the most respected.

#3 – Mike Palmquist (2006) The Bedford Researcher Companion Web site (tutorial)http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/bedfordresearcher/tutorials/

This is the online tutorial from the companion web site of The Bedford Researcher by Mike Palmquist, Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University and developer of the acclaimed online writing studio writing@csu.  Two chapters that are of particular note are Chapter 10: How Do I Paraphrase a Source? and Chapter 13: How Do I Integrate a Quotation into my Draft? Chapter 10 gives students a step-by-step approach to paraphrasing sources with ample practice every step of the way.  Chapter 13 goes over integrating direct quotations into a sentence or paragraph with ample practice every step of the way.

#4 – The Fraud of Plagiarism Center for 21st Century Teaching Excellence (tutorial)
http://www.cte.usf.edu/plagiarism/plag.html

This tutorial primarily addresses the difference between plagiarism and paraphrasing with true-life scenarios on the impact of plagiarism.


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