Is it considered plagiarism, if you don't know how to cite? 

Sunday, May 06 2012 | 1:00 PM (EST)

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Should bloggers worry about plagiarism? Apparently, knowing how to cite and give credit is very important even online. Lack of knowledge on how to cite and give credit to others constitutes plagiarism. Plagiarism is considered cheating. But is it a crime?

The online environment is confusing many students and instructions as to what and how to cite in order to avoid plagiarism. You may find the video tutorials on plagiarism from Rutgers University of interest. Generally, people who plagiarize do not realize they have done so. In order to avoid unpleasant situations, it is a good idea to check and find out what is considered plagiarism.

Language of instruction: English

Keywords: plagiarism, blog posts, citing correctly

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By: CataCharisma
1076 days 9 hours 25 minutes ago

Thank you very much Nellie. Was a very educative class for online writters.


About Dr. Nellie Deutsch

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Dr. Nellie Deutsch is a leader and mentor to teachers worldwide on educational technology. She’s an English language teacher (EFL), an online teacher at WizIQ, a faculty member at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, on the steering committee of TESOL CALL-IS, the program coordinator at WAOE, MOOC and conference organizer, moderator, researcher, writer, speaker, Reiki practitioner, and relationship-based consultant. Nellie provides consultation on Moodle (course and learning management system) and WizIQ. She mentors educators on how to integrate technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs to facilitate instruction and learning.

Nellie has been teaching English to speakers of other languages (EFL) since the mid 70s. She has been integrating technology (computer assisted language learning or CALL) into her classes since the mid 90s. Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix online with 3 face-to-face residencies in Atlanta, Georgia and Arlington, Virginia. Her dissertation research (available on ProQuest, Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with implementing technology in blended learning courses in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, coordinator of online professional development courses, and mentor to educators worldwide.