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Christopher Brennan Library: Plagiarism

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So what is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism comes from the Latin word meaning to kidnap. The word plagiarism derives from Latin roots: plagiarius, an abductor, and plagiare, to steal.(Gibaldi).

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TaSks:

1. QUIZLET Quiz
Take this quiz from Quizlet and test your knowlede on the Ten Different types of Plagiarism

 PLAGIARISM GAME
Learn more about the impacts of plagiarism at University. Play this fun interactive game.
 


PaRt TWo

1. WATCH THIS VIDEO:
Watch this short explanation of the differences and similarities between Music and Poetry. 

www.shmoop.com/video/music-as-poetry

2. COMPOSE YOUR OWN SONG oR POEM:
Create a short song or poem mashup of your own using the words and phrases from at least two of the following three songs. Keep it short and sharp
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT (Vincent) Don Mclean

BY THE GRACE OF GOD-Kate Perry

EVERYBODY HURTS-R.E.M


3. MaSH, CREATE AND PRESENT

Choose ONE of the following presentation modes. Remember, this is a quick exercise (20 min) not a manefesto!

  • MASH THE WORDS: Choose two songs, mash the lyrics and write a new composition.
  • OR
  • MASH THE WORDS And ADD PICTURES: Choose two songs, mash the lyrics to create a new composition and add appropriate pictures in PowerPoint or Keynote.
    OR
  • MASH THE MUSIC: Choose two songs, mash the lyrics and record it as a song in Garage Band.

OR choose your own technology solution.....Its up to you!


4. WrITE A BIBLIOGRAPHY

Once you've finished your MASH UP creation use Cite this for me, to cite all the images and songs you have used for this activity. 

 


5. SHaRE AND REFLECT

Each group will choose the best work created by their team to share with the class. 
What areas of plagiarism could you possibly be breaking creating this activity?

Why is it so important to acknowledge the work of others?