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Exercise 1

Name: ______________________

Date: _______

Workshop on

Fundamentals of Academic Writing and the APA Style


June 4 & 11, 2016

A. True or False? (Board of Studies NSW, 2006)


1. Plagiarism is a type of cheating.
2. A student can risk his or her degree if there is plagiarism in a submitted work for an exam.
3. Schools can impose their own penalties if a student has plagiarized.
4. A student who submits a work that has a large contribution from a family member does not
need to acknowledge that contribution.
5. Plagiarism isnt really very serious, it is more of a game that students play with their
teachers.
6. You dont need to acknowledge sources when you copy from the internet.
B. Fill in the blanks. (Board of Studies NSW, 2006)
assignment

acknowledging

unintended

deliberate

accusation

honest

1. __________or accidental plagiarism happens when a student is not aware that he or she is
plagiarizing.
2. Intended or __________ plagiarism means that a student has decided to cheat.
3. Submitting an __________ that has been downloaded from the internet is a clear case of
plagiarism.
4. Quoting without giving a reference could lead to an __________ of plagiarism.
5. __________ sources appropriately is a sure way to avoid plagiarism.
6.

Your academic integrity depends on how __________ you are.

Exercise 2

Name: ______________________

Date: _______

Workshop on

Fundamentals of Academic Writing and the APA Style


June 4 & 11, 2016

Identify whether the following are copyright infringement or plagiarism.


1. I copied a published photograph and published it in my article. I provided full citation to
the original.
2. I copied a published photograph and published it in my article. I did not provide citation
to the original article.
3. I copied a published photograph and published it in my article. I took it from a website
which said I did not need to ask permission. I did not provide citation to the original
article.
4. I read a great article. Using the ideas and concepts from the article, I wrote a totally new
article and publish it. I did not credit the original authors.
5. I write and publish an article in Journal A which does not require permission for re-use of
its articles. I then re-published the same article in Journal B but did not mention the
original publication in Journal A.

Exercise 3

Name: ______________________

Date: _______

Workshop on

Fundamentals of Academic Writing and the APA Style


June 4 & 11, 2016
In-text Citation (Citing References in Text)
Cite the following in your text:
1. Direct quote, parenthetical citation (authors name appears inside the brackets):
Text: One key question is how the distribution of childcare workers varies across different
types of communities.
Page: 48

Writer: Bruce Fuller and Annalie Strath

Year: 2001

2. Paraphrase:
Text: Cooperative learning is a structured systematic instructional strategy in which small groups
work together toward a common goal.
Writer: Jim Cooper and Randall Muek

Year: 1990

Page: 68

3. Second time citation:


Text: IPA is committed to understanding how particular experiential phenomena (an event,
process or relationship) have been understood from the perspective of particular people, in a
particular context.
Authors: J. A. Smith, P. Flowers, & M. Larkin

Year: 2009

Page: 29

4. Direct quote:
Text: The IoM Maharajgunj can be transformed into a full medical university since it has been
running about five dozen programs from Nursing to MD/MS. This new university should be
given the authority to work as an umbrella institute of all the medical colleges running in the
country.
Author: Mana Prasad Wagely

Newspaper: The Himalayan Times

Page: 3

Date: January 28, 2010

Exercise 3

Name: ______________________

Date: _______

5. Direct quote (Secondary citation):


Author: B. Mishra

Year: 2000

Text: From the stand point of learning in school, it is the classroom, library, playground,
auditorium, gymnasium, or other school facility in which the learner is located. The situation
includes the learner and other people as well as physical objects, and it also includes the
intangible drives within the learner and his relation with others which stimulate learning.
Quoted by (You copied this from): Dilendra Kumar Rai in his (unpublished) MPhil
dissertation TRANSFORMATIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT IN SCHOOL
EDUCATION OF NEPAL submitted to Kathmandu University School of Education,
Lalitpur.
Year: 2012

Pages: from 15 to 16

6. Summarize:
Text: Qualitative researchers are interested in understanding what those interpretations are at
a particular point in time and in a particular context. Learning how individuals experience
and interact with their social world, the meaning it has for them, is considered an interpretive
qualitative approach.
Author: S. B. Merriam

Year: 2002

page: 4

7. Direct quote:
Text: The challenges you face inside the school are connected to and compounded by things
that are happening outside.
Author: T. Hatch

Year: 2010

Paragraph no.: 4

8. Cite the personal communication with Prof. Dr. Shree Ram Lamichhane on March 14, 2011:
Text: One person can make a difference; people working cooperatively make an even greater
difference.