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).
Your students can learn about plagiarism and ways to avoid it by taking a module, which includes a quiz.
If you wish to assign the plagiarism module to students who are enrolled in an existing Canvas course or organization which you administer, please follow the steps below.
Individual version (can be assigned to any number of students; does not involve CMS)
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