Plagiarism class ice-breaker/opening
Scenarios addressing plagiarism
Present students with a number of scenarios that address the issue of plagiarism or other examples of unethical use of information or intellectual property violations. Ask the students to answer a set of questions, for example:
Examples of scenarios can be found in the following sources:
Exercise: Authorship, rights of authors, and responsible use of others' work
The following questions can be discussed in small groups with a summary to follow):
(Modified from Burkhardt, J.M., MacDonald, Mary C. (2010). Teaching information literacy: 50 standard-based exercises for college students. Chicago: ALA).