Knowing and understanding different plagiarism scenarios will help you avoid the most common mistakes when writing a research paper. As you read the scenario about Edward and his paper about the state of nuclear energy in the 21st century, see if you can tell whether or not Edward committed plagiarism before reading the verdict. You may want to check the article about types of plagiarism before deciding.
Ever wish you could be a fly on the wall in the office of the person who evaluates your essay? You could see what he or she is doing while reading the essay you have submitted. Or even better, if you could know what he or she is thinking, evaluating and ultimately evaluating would be invaluable information.
Original sentence (taken from the book “Confessions of an Advertising Man” by David Ogilvy)
Over and over again research has shown that photographs sell more than drawings. They attract more readers. They deliver more appetite appeal. They are better remembered. They pull more coupons. And they sell more merchandise. Photographs represent reality, whereas drawings represent fantasy, which is less believable.
Despite the fact that I learned to use a computer before copy and paste was a feature (my parents purchased an Apple II E when I was a kid and I printed out my first papers on a dot matrix), I cannot imagine life without it.
As you read the scenario, see if you can tell whether or not it is plagiarism before reading the verdict. Understanding the different kinds of plagiarism and how to avoid them is essential for academic success and, as the old saying goes, practice makes perfect.
Disney plots and characters have been invading popular culture since the 1930s. Most of us like Disney movies to a greater or a lesser extent. It seems to be next to impossible to erase all those amazing scenes that we remember from a young age. Sometimes a sense of nostalgia forces us to find some Disney cartoons and have a movie marathon taking us back to our childhood memories.