Script for Presentation about Plagiarism

(Slide 1) Good morning and congratulations on becoming a graduate student at Ashworth University! My name is Maeike Javins and I recently graduated with my M.B.A. from Ashworth University. Today I would like to give you a brief yet informative presentation about Plagiarism.

(Slide 2) By the end of this presentation you will be to answer the following questions.

(Slide 2, click once) What is the definition?

(Slide 2, click once) What are the penalties?

(Slide 2, click once) How can it be avoided?

(Slide 3) defines plagiarism as,

(Slide 3, click once) the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work. If we break this definition apart, we can see that this includes

(Slide 3, click once) quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. And the most important part,

(Slide 3, click once) Not giving the author credit.

(Slide 3, click once) Here is the correct in text citation for

(Slide 4) There are several different penalties for plagiarism

(Slide 4, click once) You could end up on the receiving end of a civil lawsuit

(Slide 4, click once) You could get fired from your job

(Slide 4, click once) And according to you lecture for MBA Orientation, here at Ashworth University you could get a 10% deduction of your assignment grade. If it is repetitive you could be dismissed from the program

(Slide 4, click once) Here is the correct in text citation for the lecture notes

(Slide 5) There is one simple step to avoid plagiarism.

(Slide 5, click once) Give credit to the author!

(Slide 6) Here are some tips for APA formatting tips.

(Slide 6, click once) The four key parts of your bibliography are

(Slide 6, click once) Author, date, title, and publication information

(Slide 6, click once) Rules to remember for bibliographies are

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